Carly Barnes: Don't Be Intimidated By Your Finances, Own Them. Slay Them!

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Jul 4, 2017 12:26:04 PM


Carly Barnes is a marketer, singer, investor, flexitarian and world wanderer. She studied music and live performance at AFDA and went on to start an industrial theatre business, write for a few magazines (some glossy, some niche) and make magic in the PR and content creation space. Passionate about storytelling, the role of EasyEquities brand manager had her at ‘Hello’; and she started working at Purple Group in 2016. In her free time Carly practices playing the ukulele, works out, and spends time in nature. She’s also passionate about empowering women, especially in the investing space. Excited to be part of a team which is breaking new ground for South Africans with low cost, friendly investing, Carly makes sure newbie and seasoned investors alike are welcomed warmly to #TeamEasy. In this interview she talks to us about her money habits.  

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Topics: Education, Female Investors, Staff, social, savings, financial advice

Investing, a long term strategy to grow your wealth

Posted by Shaun Keeling

Mar 6, 2017 3:07:28 PM

Idah Masekela is a 28 year-old mom, foodie and netball star who, almost a year ago, added ‘shareholder’ to her list of achievements.  At the time, Idah knew very little about the stock market but has since grown her wealth, knowledge and experience by following her gut, researching companies online and forming good financial habits. 

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Topics: Female Investors, Investor Spotlight, savings

Proud Pretorian Barry values affordable investing

Posted by Shaun Keeling

Feb 27, 2017 11:23:20 AM

Barry Dumas is a 36 year old consultant and a proud ‘Pretorian’ who enjoys trading, investing, gaming and watching Formula 1. Barry’s no stranger to the investment world, which he believes has previously excluded a large amount of South Africans with high fees and cost structures. Cost is a big consideration for Barry who is now maximising on affordability by buying shares and ETF’s on EasyEquities.

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Topics: How to get wealthy with Easy Equities, Investor Spotlight, savings

Teaching your kids to invest at an early age - the importance of building wealth early

Posted by Shaun Keeling

Feb 20, 2017 12:10:55 PM

No one says they wish they had started investing later in life. The younger you are, the more time you have to let your money grow. Setting up an investment for your child might already be in your plan, but more and more, kids are taking an interest in investing themselves. These Dad’s have made investing a family affair by teaching their children how important it is to start building wealth at a young age.

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Topics: How to get wealthy with Easy Equities, Investing, Investor Spotlight, savings

Three generations of investing awesome

Posted by Shaun Keeling

Feb 14, 2017 12:53:29 PM

Public relations and communications star Lethabo-Thabo Royds just turned 28 . Her mom Ntombi is a vivacious 54 year old who serves as a Non Executive Director at a number of companies and is the Deputy Chair of Council at St Stithians College; while her 90 year old grandmother Ethel is a retired matron who proudly leads and looks after her family.  All three are also investors, at different stages in their journey.

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Topics: How to get wealthy with Easy Equities, Investing, Investor Spotlight, savings


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