Monthly Bundle Returns - November 2019 and YTD

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From our previous blog, you can see similar trends and who the usual top contenders are, together with some newcomers.  Will we see them ...
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We're hiring: Brand Rockstar

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Let's end the year off with a BANG!!! We’re looking for a Brand Rockstar to join our brand team. Here’s how to raise your hand and let us ...
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South African terms in the markets

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We’re celebrating all things South Africa, by appreciating the spirit of Mzansi and all of her distinctive characteristics. As part of our ...
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CoreShares SA Property Income ETF

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CoreShares have just launched an exciting New Local Property ETF and want to tell everyone all about it. We had a webinar with Chris Rule ...
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The Men behind Machabeng

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Recently I did a short bio on the very impressive CEO at our partner, Cannon Asset Managers, Adrian Saville. Cannon Asset Managers ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - October 2019 and YTD

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In our previous blog on the September returns on Bundles, there were some impressive comparisons to be made! This month we have more cool ...
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The Man behind Machabeng!

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So, I thought it would be great to have a little bio on a very cool guy and one of the big dogs in the world of investing, Adrian Saville, ...
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One flag, a couple bruises, all reward!

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While South Africa has been throwing its support behind the boks in Japan, over at EasyHQ in Braamfontein we have seen real scrimmages take ...
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Be a Superhero, Be Like Xavier

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Be like Xavier. Inspirational “kid” investor makes my day.
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A million Rand in US dollars!

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My name is Jessica and my colleagues refer to me as "the FX Guru"! That’s because I love the way you can use rands to invest in dollars on ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - September 2019 and YTD

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We have some cool insights for you on our bundle performance that will help you make more informed decisions when browsing our various ...
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Corporate Actions: why should I care?

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For some investors corporate actions (CA) might be a blessing in disguise while it's a curse for others, depending on which side of the ...
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Baby Steps into Bundles

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So, you might be new to investing like me, or not so new but don’t have a load of time on your hands…  Either way, there is a reason people ...
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Galileo Next World Portfolio

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Dr. Seuss and dividends, an InvestSure update

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“The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr. Seuss said that and our mates from InvestSure agree. So they sent some learnings ...
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BA-DA-BOOM: the Machabeng Bundle

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We are proud to announce the release of our Machabeng bundle. Machabeng, which means “international” in Sesotho, invests in good companies ...
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What is Giant Flag?

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The Americans planted their flag on the moon a few decades ago, of which I'm still not sure whether that means that they own it now. Well ...
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Understanding the JSE Top 40

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The JSE top 40 is an index of the 40 biggest listed companies on the JSE in terms of market capitalization. Wait up…market what?
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Dividends 2.0: the basics in dividends

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We've covered dividend topics extensively in the past, from understanding what factors to look at when selecting dividend-paying stocks, to ...
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Women at JSE She Invests lead the way

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The Johannesburg Stock Exchange hosted the finance event of the year in partnership with EasyEquities. On 10 August, hundreds of hopeful ...
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Technical analysis stock market terminology you should know

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In part two of our segment we look at the “when” to buy shares or sell shares and this is where the discipline of Technical Analysis is ...
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Fundamental stock market terminology you should know

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The How? EasyEquities aced democratizing share investing. The 'why' and 'when' comes with a little bit of homework, and this is where both ...
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Monthly Bundle review - July 2019

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Every month we're going to bring you an update on the managed portfolios we have available on EasyEquities. As the co-pilot to your ...
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What is automated investing and how does it work?

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It’s not entirely what it sounds like – a robot out of the Jetsons, hoverboarding around the stock exchange floor plugging in charts and ...
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July Savings Month wrap-up

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National Savings Month just wrapped up yesterday and I’d like to share what you, the Easy Community, got up to. The month of July always ...
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Taking the JSE to Katlehong

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A final year student at Wits University recently enlisted my help as an EasyEquities brand ambassador to help him along his mission of ...
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Zande: Multiply your moola with mid- and small-cap stocks

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Zande, which means “multiply” in isiZulu, is a portfolio of mid- and small-cap stocks designed to give investors an opportunity to invest ...
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Dividends are the best part about investing

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Corporate actions (such as dividends) are often viewed as the most boring part of investing. I had a chat with accountant (by day, and ...
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ETF: My first investment

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If you're entering the stock market for the first time, deciding on what to invest in could send you into analysis paralyses. You might ...
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Investing in American stocks you use every day

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Take stock of your daily routine. You may find that on an average day you interact with more American brands than brands from any other ...
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How to invest R100

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At the start of your investment journey, you may find yourself overthinking about getting started. A lot of people believe that it takes a ...
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ETFs: has the jury reached a verdict?

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Emperor Asset Management's Chief Investment Office, Shaun Krom, provides insight on the value (and risks) in investing in Exchange Traded ...
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TF2 and investing: building a strong team

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We saw two very different strategies in building a team when The Fighter 2 kicked off in May. Brandan Lesar, the undertested underdog in ...
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Getting on the Right Side of the Fence

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InvestSure's Shane Curran unpacks the options available to an investor when it comes to hedging and minimising risk in the stock markets. ...
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Invest in the DCX10 crypto token

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Whether you were one of the 10% of Easy investors who said adding crypto to our investment options would be a total game changer, or you're ...
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3 Tips to boost your savings

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At EasyEquities, we love to hear from our partners, and when they live and breathe the same values as we do, we love hearing from them even ...
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Section 12J

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With your Sunstone Capital 12J investment well on its way hopefully you have submitted your tax certificate in with your IRP5 and claimed ...
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A RACE from the New York Stock Exchange to Zwartkops

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EasyEquities is giving away a fast experience! Typically the opposite is expected of investments, which require a full tank of patience and ...
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South African Listed Tracker Funds Awards ("SALTA") 2019

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We would like to congratulate all the winners of the second SA Listed Tracker Funds Awards (SALTA) held at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange ...
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How to insure shares in your portfolio

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There is not an investment type in the world that doesn't come with risk. Risk refers to the potential for the value of an investment to ...
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Reasons To Watch Episode 5 of The Fighter

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EasyEquities is set to appear on the next episode of The Fighter 2 (Episode 5). In this episode of the MMA sport reality series which ...
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US Stocks forex solution: How to use EasyFX

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To invest in US stocks like Apple, Tesla or Amazon you'll need to transfer your Rands to Dollars which can be done on EasyEquities using ...
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Is now a good time to invest?

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“Is now a good time to invest?” is one of the most frequently asked questions in the investment world. 
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Two Oceans Marathon 2019

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On Saturday, 20th April 2019 the 50th edition of the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon and 20th with its sponsor Old Mutual took place. The race is ...
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Purple Group release their half year results

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Our holding company Purple Group and its brands; GT247.com, EasyEquities, RISE and Emperor Asset Management, have released exciting interim ...
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#EasyEFC Spotlight: Dr. Danella Eliasov

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We're doubling up on medical professionals in MMA with a feature on another doctor that has competed in the Extreme Fighting Championship ...
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The benefits of investing in US stocks

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You might have just gotten your head around investing in locally listed shares, or maybe you’ve got a bunch of Exchange Traded Funds in ...
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Patrick Davids - Trip to the home of Ferrari in Maranello, Italy with Pablo Clark

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Our winners (Patrick Davids and Jandre Marais) of the all expenses paid trip to Maranello, Italy the home of Ferrari with Pablo Clark ...
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Cannon Asset Managers - Global Exposure

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When it comes to investing offshore, Cannon Asset Managers has your back. With their Global Growth Portfolio, you can be sure that you will ...
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#EasyEFC Spotlight: Dr. "Bunmi" Ojewole

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The doctor is in the house! 28 year-old surgeon and medical doctor Aderonke Adebimpe Oluwabunmi Ojewole goes by a 'Bunmi' in the ...
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Ntsikelelo Miya's new vantage view in investing

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Digital is the future! This is not only true for those of us in the FinTech space, but for the news and publication industry as well. As ...
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40 Stock Market Terms for Beginners

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Are you getting started on your own investment journey and are intimidated by the lingo in the investing world? Fear not, because the folks ...
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The Markets are a South African soapie, 2018 rounded-up

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Isidingo, Backstage, Scandal! These are not just local soapies that kept us enthralled through the Generations (wink!). Market watchers ...
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Pablo Clark Maranello Competition Blog 2

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Our competition whereby you could have won a trip to Maranello, Italy the home of Ferrari with Pablo Clark Racing concluded on the 14th Feb ...
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#EasyEFC Spotlight: Andrew van Zyl

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In the run up to EFC 77, we've been in touch with EFC legend, and Parktown Old Boy, Andrew van Zyl. The teacher and recently retired Mixed ...
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What are your investing goals?

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There’s a lot of science around setting goals and why they work when it comes to achieving the stuff that’s really important to you. We ...
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Saving or Investing – Must I do Both?

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Georgina Read is an EasyEquities user who unpacks the idea of saving vs investing... What’s the difference between saving and investing? ...
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What is compound interest?

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When you save or invest money, it has the potential to earn interest (as cash in a bank account for example) or returns (the percentage ...
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What is a share, and how do I make money by owning them?

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If you don’t like pizza we can’t be friends. And if you do, don’t expect me to share. Luckily for you, there are loads of people who are ...
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What is the risk of investing?

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Let's be frank, there is not an investment type in the world that doesn't come with risk. Risk refers to the potential for the value of an ...
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InvestSure protection in recent events

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Did you know that currently EasyEquities is the only place in the world where you can protect your shares against management fraud? While ...
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How much money do I need to start investing?

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Thanks to the disruption of low cost-investing, the answer to this question is really up to you. It is now possible to invest with as ...
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What are the fees I pay when I invest?

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Just like having a bank account, which requires you to pay certain fees, investing doesn’t come without certain costs. These differ ...
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Pablo Clark Maranello Competition

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Our competition whereby you could have won a trip to Maranello, Italy the home of Ferrari with Pablo Clark Racing concluded on the 14th Feb ...
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Understanding Investing Diversification

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You must have heard of the eggs and basket theory, it goes something like: Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket. But seeing that most ...
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Howard Nkuna: our #INVEST Challenge winner

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We have recently concluded the #INVEST challenge with CliffCentral's Anthea Gardener, whose Cartesian Capital managed portfolios (aka ...
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Which shares should I invest in?

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  EasyEquities has changed the way people invest in the stock market and every day we see brand new, first time investors engaging with the ...
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How do I create a share portfolio?

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At school you would have learnt about collective nouns, and wondered: When am I ever going to need to use the term ‘A Gaggle of Geese’, ‘A ...
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What is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?

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ETF is short for exchange-traded fund and is a collection of stocks or other assets. When you buy an ETF, you’re buying all of the stocks ...
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How to choose which Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) to Invest in?

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Deciding which investments are the right ones for you is not a one size fits all situation. It really comes down to quite a few different ...
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Mixing Shares and ETFs in your portfolio

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Are you TeamShares or TeamETFs? A lot of people plant themselves passionately in one or the other camp, and there are definitely pros and ...
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Should I invest in a Managed Portfolio?

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Giving someone else control when it comes to managing your investment portfolio is a huge relief for a lot of people, while others prefer ...
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Transfer money between your EasyEquities Accounts in 3 #easy steps

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Because so many of you are growing in your investment journeys and exploring more than one account to invest in, we thought it was about ...
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How to Pay Zero Brokerage on your Investments

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When it comes to our EasyEquties family (yep we said it, you guys are family to us!), we’re downright lucky. We have an ever expanding ...
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0111 CTO Conference 2019 in South Africa

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The South African branch of  7CTOs is hosting its first annual 0111 CTO Conference in February 2019.  7CTOs is a premium international ...
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Maranello trip with Pablo Clark - is it worth the hype?

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So you might have heard about Maranello, but aren’t quite sure what it is all about? Check the below blog by Rob Christian, one of our ...
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Millennial - Future Investing Habits explored

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Visual Capitalist recently did this awesome infographic to show what the investment habits of tomorrow's leaders would be, and currently ...
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Growing small and medium business while enjoying a massive TAX benefit - Section J12

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For many investors, the benefits of Tax-Free and Tax deductible investment options are very appealing. We have just launched our very first ...
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Dividends and Compound interest

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My own TFSA portfolio consists of a rather large allocation to dividend Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The reason for this? Simple, I want ...
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AnBro Capital - International Unicorn Portfolio ETN

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The AnBro Capital Investments International Unicorn portfolio ETN (Exchange Traded Note) just dropped in the EasyEquities landscape!
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EasyEquities Born2Run charity Christmas run

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On Wed 5th December we held our annual EasyEquities Born2Run charity Christmas run. It was the biggest and best we have had yet, with an ...
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An easy countdown to EFC 76

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EasyEquities is set to appear on your TV screen, better yet, inside the Extreme Fighting Championship hexagon cage! You can catch us on ...
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Levelled Up by 5FM

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Aimee Robson and Julie-Ann Kreush are two of the ladies among the 20 winners of the #GuesstheShare competition we had with the folks at ...
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The January Effect

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December is at your doorstep, meaning the new year is practically around the corner. As an investor, this could mean that you're probably ...
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Cannon Asset Managers - Tax Free Savings Portfolios. Doing things differently.

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We are very happy to announce the arrival of Cannon Asset Managers's Tax Free Savings managed portfolios (Bundles). Cannon Asset Managers ...
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How to use EasyAcademy

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Make sure you’ve got all the knowledge you need to keep upping the ante on your investment smarts by using EasyAcademy – our online ...
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Is your portfolio exposed to fraud?

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A recent market analysis tracked the results of the Top 20 best performing JSE listed companies between October 2012 and 2015, and compared ...
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EasyEquities pitches at Singapore Fintech Fest

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On Saturday 10 November, TeamEasy will be jet setting off to the largest Fintech Hub in South East Asia to give the rest of the world a ...
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Generational wealth and what it takes

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When we start getting into investing, a lot of us have an image in mind of where we'd like to see ourselves 'at the end' of this new ...
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