Everyone’s investing journey is different. Hear from Sharesies investors about why they started investing, and what they’ve learnt along the way.
Published date 8 April 2022
3 min read
Aryan shares how having a Sharesies Kids Account and talking to his dad regularly about money has helped him feel confident about investing on his own.
Published date 28 March 2022
4 min read
Sam shares how having a Sharesies Kids Account helped him feel comfortable about investing, and why he’d like to be financially independent by the age of 30.
Published date 28 February 2022
5 min read
The Deputy Mayor, and mother of two, shares how her family’s commitment to reducing waste led her to learn about investing and getting ahead financially.
Published date 21 December 2021
Chris and Anne share how their combined knowledge of investing is helping fund their daily lives and future retirement.
Published date 20 December 2021
Alexx shares why she started investing, how it’s helping her live the life she wants, and what’s driving her to build her investment portfolio for the future.
Published date 25 November 2021
In between building his hot sauce empire, perfecting his recipes, and teaching kids how to play the drums, Mat is working on becoming a confident investor.
When Michaela isn’t learning how to save lives or hiking mountains with her cat, Pepper, she’s thinking of ways to grow her wealth using Sharesies.
Published date 5 November 2021
Maddy shares how receiving a $50 Sharesies Gift on her 27th birthday got her started on her investing journey, and how it’s since become a habit and a thrill.
Published date 27 October 2021
Neal (39) and Tahni (32) share how investing has helped them get ahead and their plans to give their son a head start.
Published date 19 October 2021
Luigi shares how his investing strategy has changed since he first started in the 1980s, and why he’s helping his grandchildren learn about investing too.
Published date 27 September 2021
We chat with 28-year-old Kevin about why he started investing, why he’s made investing a habit, and how his hard-earned money is now working hard for him!
Published date 7 September 2021
Rory left the marine scientist life behind to become a stay-at-home dad. He shares what he enjoys about investing and how his strategy has changed over time.
Published date 23 November 2020
Bjana, a 25-year-old foodie, chats to us about investing, food, and goals—some of our favourite things at Sharesies!
Published date 28 May 2020
We had a chat with Kaye-Maree, one of Sharesies customers, about how her and her whānau are now empowered investors!
Published date 2 April 2020
We spoke with Emiliano about how he began investing, what his motivations were, and how he fits it in between being a father and part-time Uber driver.
Published date 19 March 2020
We caught up with Hannah to talk about all things investing. We chat about selling her business, learning about investing, and her top tips for getting started.
Published date 2 March 2020
We caught up with Bridie O’Leary to chat about her attitude towards money, and how she became an investor!
Published date 11 February 2020
Milan shares why he started investing, what he invests towards, and how he manages money with his wife Ina Mari.
Published date 28 January 2020
We chat with Seanie, a midwife from Auckland about her experiences with investing, her change in attitude towards money, and what’s on her reading list.
Published date 14 January 2020
6 min read
Harley is a film and television freelancer living in Auckland. We chat with him about how investing is helping him chase his filmmaking dreams.
Published date 2 December 2019
We chat with young couple Aden and Thomas about their investing journey so far, managing money in a relationship, and buying their first home!
Published date 22 November 2019
We had a chat with Julia, a Sharesies investor who’s determined to improve her family’s relationship with money, one Kids Account at a time.
Published date 4 November 2019
Te Rimene is a final year Law and Commerce student. We had a chat with him about growing his investments as a uni student, and investing with his mates!
Published date 13 October 2019
We chatted with Rhoville, an investor from Christchurch about the ups and downs of investing, putting money aside every payday, and learning from your mistakes.
Published date 24 September 2019
Jordan Ritson is a young business owner from Wellington who used his investments to open his own HELL Pizza caravan in Levin! Here’s Jordan’s journey.
Published date 5 September 2019
We had a chat with Laura, a keen traveller from England, about her investing journey so far, and how her investment portfolio has grown and changed over time.
Published date 26 August 2019
We chatted with Jesse—a business owner, husband, and father from Auckland—about investing for his kids, and how he's seen investing change over the years!
Published date 4 August 2019
Susannah Batley first started investing as a uni student. She shared with us her key investment learnings so far, and how she chooses what to invest in.
Published date 10 June 2019
We chat with Sharesies investor and former All Black Israel Dagg about his investment portfolio, learning as you go, and the value of talking about money.
Published date 6 June 2019
Renae is one of Sharesies’ very own Customer Associates. She began investing as a student, and used the money to go on her first big overseas adventure.
Published date 23 May 2019
We kōrero with former Wellington Mayor Justin Lester about his relationship with money, the wonders of compound interest, and preparing for his family’s future!
Published date 6 May 2019
We had a chat with Joe Cunningham, a young apprentice living in Auckland, about how he fits investing into his budget, and how he makes his money work for him.
Published date 17 April 2019
Theresa Gattung is a New Zealand businessperson, author, and philanthropist. We had a chat with her about money, and what she looks for in an investment.
Published date 8 April 2019
We chat to Jacinta, a young entrepreneur in Wellington, about the taboo of talking about money, learning by doing, and financial independence as a young woman.
Published date 24 March 2019
Beauden Barrett, professional rugby player and Sharesies investor, shares his how he’s building his investment portfolio to set him up for the future.
Published date 12 March 2019
We chat to Jessie Wong, founder and director of Yu Mei. She shares her first time investing story and her tips for investing while running your own business.
Published date 25 February 2019
Simon is a software engineer and investor from Wellington. We chat about his first time investing, and his involvement in the NZ Shareholders’ Association.
Published date 12 February 2019
Dane grew up on a dairy farm in Ngahinapouri, and since graduating university and finding full-time work, has started his investing journey!
Published date 29 January 2019
Peti Morgan, founder of the blog The Leveraged Mama, shares her investing story, and what it was like getting her daughter investing with a Kids Account.
Published date 17 January 2019
Andrew Ritchie, a marathon running, independent consultant from Auckland is investing to go to the Olympics! He shares his first-time investing story.
Published date 20 December 2018
Theo and Arlo are first-time investors. They share how they got started, and their tips for those thinking they’re too young to give it a go.
Published date 11 December 2018
2 min read
Sasa started at Sharesies as a Summer Finance & Operations Intern. He shares how he became an investor, and learnt to dollar-cost average through the dips!
Published date 10 December 2018
We spoke with Walid, a gym-lover from Auckland, about how he’s investing with Sharesies to set his future self up for retirement.
Published date 2 December 2018
Lauren Croft, a young professional from Wellington invests in both shares and property. She shares her story about how she made this possible!
Published date 13 November 2018
We kōrero with Paul and Jamie, father and son investors from Wellington, about how kids and parents can get started on their investment journey together!
Published date 6 November 2018
We spoke with Ben Jardine, Marketing Coordinator at Hnry, about his investing story so far, and his top tips for getting started when investing at a young age.
Published date 22 October 2018
We chatted with Andrew Mulligan about why he’s using Sharesies, setting up an investment portfolio for his son, and his top tip to start investing.
Published date 7 October 2018
Danielle lives in Auckland with her two daughters. We had a chat to her about her investment journey and how she got her whole family involved!
Published date 16 August 2018
This week, we chat with Ruth at the Happy Saver about her first time investing and the best piece of investing advice she's ever been given.
Published date 12 August 2018
Wellington-based lawyer Alexandra Lipski talks about why learning about the gender investment gap spurred her on to make her first investment.
Published date 30 January 2018
We ask Caroline Ash about what it was like to make her first ever investment and what advice she'd give to someone thinking about investing.
Published date 17 August 2017
We spoke to investor Sam Fernando, who started his investment journey on Sharesies, to find out what he's learnt along the way.
Published date 19 June 2017
We caught up with Trade Me CFO Caroline Rawlinson who found a creative way to buy her first shares as a university student.
We spoke with 23-year old paralympic star Liam Malone about how he started investing.
Published date 14 June 2017
We spoke with property developer and share enthusiast Kurt Gibbons to get his take on investing and buying a house in today’s market.
Published date 29 May 2017
We caught up with Jacqueline Taylor, whose passion for education inspired an investment magazine that’s ‘making shares simple’.
Published date 8 May 2017
For a bit of a different spin on traditional investing, we spoke to Trevor Dickinson about the transition from successful businessman to angel investor.
Published date 1 May 2017
We spoke to Jo Blundell, whose fish and chip shop earnings kick-started a passion for investing at the super young age of 14.
Published date 21 April 2017
We caught up with young entrepreneur Adi, who says luck brought him to the investment game, and his goals keep him there.