Ethical investing has moved from a niche to the mainstream. Investors are no longer making decisions solely on a financial basis. Instead, they’re combining financial information with questions about how ethical a company is (or isn’t). We explain how to invest ethically, and what to look for when you’re investing ethically.
Sharesies’ essential guide on how to invest online. We explain how to buy shares in a company, why you might want to invest online, and what the different available investments are.
Rhoville is an investor from Christchurch who’s on a journey of making better decisions with his money. We had a chat with him about the ups and downs of investing, putting money aside every payday, and learning from your mistakes.
“Don’t invest money that you can’t afford to lose” is a phrase that you may have heard about investing. But what does it mean, and does it actually hold true?
While due diligence is never going to give you a 100% accurate answer, it can help you make a more informed decision when you go to invest. We explain what due diligence is, and how you might do it!
What’s an IPO? What’s a listed company? And what does this have to do with Napier?! We look into the recent Napier Port listing on the NZX.
All investing has risk—but are some investment options riskier than others? We explore whether investing in companies is risky, and share some tips for how to manage that risk.
Renae is Sharesies’ very own Customer Associate. She began investing a couple years ago as a student, and recently used the money from her investments to go on her first big overseas adventure. Here’s Renae’s investor story!
Whether it’s debt, unexpected expenses, or something else, things will come up that get in the way of your investing. We share our top tips on how to make a plan before you start investing so you’re in the best position to grow your Portfolio over time.
If you’ve just started your investment journey, you’re bound to make a few mistakes here and there. To give you a hand, we take you through five mistakes that beginner investors make—and our top tips on how to avoid them!
Beauden Barrett is a professional rugby player and Sharesies investor. He shares the story of his first-time investing, growing his investment portfolio over time, and how investing is helping him set up for the future.
We’ve made some changes to bring consistency and clarity to the numbers we show on Sharesies!
On 28 February, we took Share Club to Wellington, where we heard from BusinessDesk founder Pattrick Smellie and Cooking the Books podcaster Frances Cook. In case you missed it, here’s a wrap up!
The start of the year is a great time to take stock of your financial health and make sure you’ve built a solid foundation for your investments. From sorting out your KiwiSaver to setting up an emergency fund, here’s our ultimate financial checklist.
Theo (left) and Arlo (right) are first-time investors thanks to Sharesies and their weekly paychecks from Countdown Supermarket! They share how they got started, and their tips for those thinking they’re too young to give it a go.
You asked, AMP Capital answered! Head of Investment Strategy at AMP Capital, Greg Fleming, answers your questions about passively-managed funds, dividends, and tips for new investors.
You’ve got questions, Smartshares has answers! From fund performance and market crashes, to dividends and starting an investment portfolio, this is ask a fund manager anything.
The Pathfinder Global Water Fund is now vegan-friendly! We chatted to John Berry from Pathfinder to find out more.
Helena from Banqer talks about financial literacy, creating a financially empowered generation, and educating kids about investing.
If you’ve ever made a decision based on how much money you’ve already spent, rather than whether the money is worth spending on its own, you’ve been stung by the sunk cost fallacy!
At Sharesies, customers regularly ask if we'll make bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies available on our platform. Sharesies CTO Richard Clark explains how it fits in with your investment portfolio.
As of today, Sharesies has 26 different funds available. That’s a lot! It may seem overwhelming at first, but with the Sharesies investing philosophy of buy, hold and whack it on an AP—it’s actually pretty easy to figure out what to invest in.
When you think of your typical investor, a student isn’t the first thing that pops into your mind. Sharesies asked Renae, who is currently a student, to share her story about how she got into investing and how it’s been going so far.
Last night, New Zealand First picked Labour to form the new government—we explain what this change means for your investments.
Now that you’re an investor, you may have come across two terms: “bull market” and “bear market.” But what do they mean?
You may have heard people say "don't put all your eggs in one basket". That's diversification. We have a go at explaining it using eggs and Super Chickens as an example.
We caught up with Kiwibank Chief Economist, Zoe Wallis, who shared how election results can impact the share market. Here’s Zoe…
Tick-tock, time is money! Brooke explains how 'compound interest' can help you set up your future-self up for success.
We caught up with Kiwibank Chief Economist, Zoe Wallis, who shared some of the weird and wonderful tricks our minds can play on us when it comes to money, and how we can overcome them.