News about the share market’s ups-and-downs, and resources to help you make investing decisions in uncertain times.
Published date 3 May 2022
5 min read
In a super-connected world, it’s inevitable that global events can impact your investment portfolio right here in New Zealand. Let's look at some examples.
Published date 2 May 2022
4 min read
It’s impossible to say exactly when or how far a share market might dip—so it’s helpful to consider structuring your portfolio to weather a market dip.
Published date 28 April 2022
3 min read
If you’re investing for a kid’s future over the long term, you may experience a share market dip at some point along the way.
Published date 23 February 2022
Dollar-cost averaging is when you regularly invest the same amount in a particular investment. Let’s take a closer look at what it is and how it works.
Published date 26 January 2022
Let’s look at why the markets have been up and down (mostly down) since the start of the year, and how to prepare your portfolio for future uncertainty.
Published date 28 October 2021
We cover the steps you need to take to review your investment portfolio and check it’s still on track to achieve your goals.
Published date 19 May 2020
We take a look at some notable share market downturns and how they compare to the current situation we’re facing with COVID-19.
Published date 10 May 2020
In times of uncertainty, what might you consider when it comes to your finances? We take a look at emergency funds, investments, mortgages, and more!
Published date 22 January 2020
What’s an interest rate? What does it mean when interest rates are low? And how are interest rates related to the official cash rate? We explain!
Published date 8 October 2019
You may have heard the term 'Official Cash Rate (OCR)'—but what does it actually mean? We explain what the OCR is, and what impact it has on everyday Kiwis.
Published date 3 April 2019
Let’s take a look at inflation, how it affects your buying power, and how investing for the long term can help you beat it.
Published date 6 March 2019
At Sharesies, we encourage investing affordable, regular amounts over a long time period. But what are the actual benefits of investing long-term? We explain.
Published date 7 February 2019
Let’s look at the different dimensions of diversification, and some different ways you might add a dash of diversity to your investment portfolio.
Published date 19 December 2018
Whether you’re investing towards retirement, a wedding, your first house, or something else entirely, goal-setting can take your investing to the next level.
Published date 8 November 2018
Whether it’s because you’ve met your investment goal, or you really need the money, here are a few things to think about before you sell.
Published date 11 September 2018
Different investments have different levels of risk. Letʻs look at what risk is, how it’s related to returns, and what you can do to manage it.
Published date 3 September 2018
We share our top four tips for building financial resilience, and weathering the ups and downs of investing.
Published date 13 June 2018
People hate losing things. In fact, people hate losing things a lot more than they like getting things. This is called loss aversion.
Published date 27 March 2018
If you take a look at a line graph of any share price, sometimes it goes up in price, sometimes it goes down. But where do these movements come from?