We kōrero with Wellington Mayor Justin Lester about his relationship with money growing up, the wonders of compound interest, and how investing has allowed him to prepare for his and his family’s future!
We had a chat with Joe Cunningham, a young apprentice living in Auckland, about how he fits investing into his budget, and how investing helps make his money work for him.
Jacinta is a young entrepreneur living in Wellington. We chat to her about the taboo of talking about money, learning by doing, and the importance of being financially independent as a young woman.
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.
This week, we chat to Jessie Wong, the founder and director of leather goods label Yu Mei. She shares her first time investing story and her tips for investing while running your own business.
Simon is a thirty-something-year-old software engineer and investor from Wellington. We asked Simon about his first-time investing story, and his involvement in the NZ Shareholders’ Association.
Dane grew up on a dairy farm in Ngahinapouri, and since graduating University and finding full-time work, has been able to start his investment journey—in hopes that one day he’ll own a Tesla!
Peti Morgan is the founder of the blog The Leveraged Mama. We asked Peti to share her investing story, and what it was like getting her 3-year-old daughter started as an investor with a Sharesies Kids Account.
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.