I started investing because I want financial freedom

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If you keep doing what you're doing, you’ll keep getting what you’re getting. That’s what got Marketing trainee Nomsa Ntentesa’s inner ...
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MTBPS and your money? - Intellidex webinar

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On the 5th November 2020 we hosted a webinar with Phibion Makuwerere, a senior financial analyst at Intellidex on MTBPS (Medium Term Budget ...
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How can I trade offshore via the JSE? - Coreshares webinar

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On the 17th November 2020 we hosted a webinar with Michelle Noth, Client Coverage Executive at CoreShares Asset Management on how can I ...
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Meet Michelle: Capitec customer turned shareholder

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Michelle Ross has always understood the value of investing in her future as soon as possible. The 24-year-old industrial designer from Cape ...
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Capital Gains Tax on Easy? Here's some help.

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We hate getting nasty surprises from the Taxman, especially when we have made a cool profit and now we have to give some if it to SARS. ...
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Deciding what to buy (or sell)? - Coreshares webinar

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On the 3rd November 2020 we hosted a webinar with Chris Rule, Head of Product and Client Solutions at CoreShares Asset Management at ...
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New Instruments on EasyEquities October 2020

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October has been a big month for recently added instruments on EasyEquities, partly due the launch of EasyEquities Australia, although many ...
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Using ETFs in a TFSA - Stealthy Wealth webinar

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On the 28th October 2020 we hosted a very interesting webinar with Stealthy Wealth, on using ETFs in a TFSA.
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FinMeUp Baskets now available on our platform.

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We are excited to announce that our FinMeUp friends have launched their Baskets on our platform!
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InvestSure follows investors to the USA!

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Great news for EasyEquities clients investing in the US stock market, you can now insure your US shares!
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Stealthy Wealth - My Favourite ETF

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Our friend from Stealthy Wealth talks about his favourite ETF at the moment and why.
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What is an Index - Coreshares webinar

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On the 20th October 2020 we hosted a webinar with Zizipho Pae, an Investment & Research Analyst at CoreShares Asset Management, on what is ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - September 2020 and YTD

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Some parts of the global markets faced the impact of a second wave of the Coronavirus during the month, particularly in Europe and in the ...
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Access your EasyEquities account on the new Capitec app

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After months of eager Tweets and supercharged excitement we’re dropping the mic:
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ESG and your portfolio can work - Intellidex webinar

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On the 8th October 2020 we hosted a webinar with Phibion Makuwerere, a senior financial analyst at Intellidex on ESG and your portfolio can ...
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Introducing EasyCrypto (EC10)

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We are making it EASY to invest in Crypto and today we announced our intention of acquiring a controlling interest in DCX Capital - the ...
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Did you know - how InvestSure works

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If a company you have invested in is accused of fraud (or most other illegal activities!) you can be paid a claim IMMEDIATELY after ...
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What is an ETF - Coreshares webinar

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On the 6th October 2020 we hosted a webinar with Chris Rule, head of Product and Client Solutions at CoreShares Asset Management on what is ...
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African Icons Invitational

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From October 5th we’re turning our Donate for Good attention in support of African Icons Invitational, a cause which “embraces the social ...
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Ubuntu on EasyEquities

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Every few weeks, EasyEquities gives the investors on our platform the opportunity to donate to an established charity. As of publishing, ...
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New Instruments on EasyEquities September 2020

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We have added a big bunch of new instruments this September on EasyEquities ZAR, USD and even one on Aussie that you can invest in. One ...
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Purple Group circular explained

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By Monday, 02 November, we will know whether Purple Group will be increasing its authorised ordinary shares from 1.2 billion to 2.0 billion ...
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The share registry - a peak at the investors

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Did you know that as a shareholder, your name is kept on a share register, which can be accessed by the public?
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How to read ETF factsheets - Stealthy Wealth webinar

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On the 22nd September 2020 we hosted a very informative webinar with Stealthy Wealth, on how to read ETF factsheets.
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A festival at your fingertips: Jozi Film Fest 2020

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The annual Jozi Film Fest kicked off on 17 September, wrapping up on a sunny Sunday afternoon three days later on 21 September. While most ...
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Stealthy Wealth - The Satrix 40

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Our friend from Stealthy Wealth analyses the Satrix 40, the first ETF to list on the JSE back in 2000.
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EasyEquities for Epilepsy SA

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From 14 September until 4 October we’re turning our Donate for Good attention to support a cause which “promotes human rights and an ...
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Snapshot live prices on EasyEquities

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You've probably read all about the EasyApp updates we've made to the platform, but there's even more to salivate over. Live price snapshots ...
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EasyEquities App Update: at an App Store or Play Store near you.

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As part of our ongoing commitment to provide the best investing experience, we are stoked to announce updates to our iPhone and Android ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - August 2020 and YTD

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Markets around the world have been impacted immensely for most parts of this year, due to the unprecedented effects of the Coronavirus ...
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Satrix MSCI ESG ETFs

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Satrix has just listed the 77th and 78th ETFs on the JSE and they are the first ETFs on the JSE that follow ESG (Environmental, Social and ...
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Invasion of Jozi Film Fest 2020

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Our friends at Jozi Film Fest cannot be stopped, which is why they are adapting to the times with a movie festival everyone can enjoy in ...
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Kogan: kings of diverse business

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Kogan.com is a company listed on the ASX exchange (Australia). The company comprises of retail and business services such as Kogan Retail, ...
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Easy goes international (io)

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EasyEquities will be migrating its website domain to '.io' from its previous '.co.za' designation. The .io domain is assigned to the ...
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Intellidex Webinar - Using ETFs to COVID-proof your portfolio

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We recently held a webinar with Phibion Makuwerere, one of Intellidex's Financial Analysts, on Using ETFs to COVID-proof your portfolio.
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Saying YES to Donate For Good

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Join the Easy Community and with a massive YES to building the economy through employment opportunities for youth in South Africa!
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Understanding Commodity ETFs

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On the 20th August 2020 we hosted a webinar with Johann Erasmus (Executive of 1nvest) on understanding commodity ETFs.
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Seeing the world differently to find opportunity

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Skateboarding taught me some valuable life lessons. In which I apply to many aspects in my life, especially investing.
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Stealthy Wealth - Offshore Property ETFs

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Our friend from Stealthy Wealth analyses the offshore Property ETFs available on the JSE and gives us a rundown of all of them.
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Stealthy Wealth - Invest In the US for less

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Our friend from Stealthy Wealth analyses the S&P500 ETFs available on the JSE. Looking into their constituents and what their differences ...
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Which ETF should I invest in - Stealthy Wealth webinar

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On the 19th August 2020 we hosted a very informative webinar with Stealthy Wealth, on which ETF to invest in?
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Afterpay: buy now (online), pay later

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Afterpay allows people to buy products online now, but only pay later.
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500 Up!

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The legendary left-handed batsman, Brian Charles Lara, is the first and only player to have registered 400 runs in a Test innings, he also ...
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TaxTim + Easy = TaxTim(E)

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Tax Tim(e) is here, and we’re teaming up with an epic team of tax specialists to make the tax season Easy.
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Donate to Saint's Thandulwazi Trust

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From the start of August until the 22nd of August, our Donate For Good choice of organisation will be St Stithian’s Thandulwazi Maths and ...
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Is NEXTDC the next big thing?

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NEXTDC is a technology company enabling business transformation through innovative data centre outsourcing solutions, connectivity services ...
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Tax time - be prepared

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COVID-19 has presented our country with many challenges. SARS has responded to the pandemic and made some key changes to the tax filing ...
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Using ETFs to Invest in Your Child's Education - Stealthy Wealth webinar

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On the 29th July 2020 we hosted a very informative webinar with Stealthy Wealth, on using ETFs to Invest in your child's education.
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FinMeUp on Xero

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Accounting software made for small businesses: Xero’s online accounting software lives in the cloud, which allows small business to ...
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InvestSure - in a nutshell

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When we think about InvestSure we think about a small passionate team, who are looking to protect investors from an unmanageable and ...
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New Thrive Instruments July 2020

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It's that time again when we update our Thrive instruments and this time we using our Emperor Asset Management team's Covid Bundles, which ...
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Got (a2) Milk? An analysis on ASX-listed a2 Milk Co.

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a2 Milk Company is a consumer staples company with their main products being Infant milk formula, liquid milk and other nutritional ...
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Cartesian Talks tech stocks with Rapelang Rabana

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Why does Cartesian Capital MD Anthea Gardner still find herself running in short-shorts in this weather? And what has this got to do with ...
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Satrix MSCI China ETF IPO

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Satrix is launching a brand new ETF that will track the MSCI China Index and they've decided to make it available to you early, as part of ...
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Anatomy of a Ponzi

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Scammers have been around forever and their latest favourite seems to have a Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, etc) or Forex (Foreign Exchange) ...
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New Stocks Have Landed

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We have a bunch on new shares on offer on EasyEquities USD that you can invest in. One small step from your available funds, one giant leap ...
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The Purple MAP Turns One

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For the next two weeks you will be able to donate to a cause very close to our hearts, not only at EasyEquities but through the Purple ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - June 2020 and YTD

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There has been some extreme movements in the market during the month of June, including the Rand’s turn around. This came unexpected for ...
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Predictions from the FinMeUp gang

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The best performing investors are the investors that can 'predict' the future the best.
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Cartesian Talks are a great habit for the serious investor

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The Cartesian Talks webinar series is in full swing. Each week, Cartesian Capital MD Anthea Gardner talks guests through a different ...
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Self-taught skater turned self-taught investor

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Brandon Valjalo wasn’t always a skateboarder primarily. In fact, Brandon was a football, cricket, and rugby player in his school days, even ...
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In Horses We Trust

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At the start of the month, we gave our EasyEquities community the chance to donate to a cause that’s close to our hearts. A bunch of you ...
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What does a U and V shaped recovery mean for index investments – 1nvest webinar

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On the 10th June 2020 we hosted a webinar with Ryan Basdeo, one of 1nvests fund managers, on what does a U and V shaped recovery mean for ...
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Enjoy the Benefits of Bonds

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Anthea Gardner of Cartesian Capital gave an extremely interesting talk on bonds in the Cartesian Talks webinar on 17 June 2020. If you’ve ...
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How to Activate Your EasyEquities AUD account

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In the words of one of South Africa’s biggest exports, Trevor Noah,” That’s it! We’re going to Australia!”
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Taking Up Space as Young Shareholders

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Two years ago I went to my first Annual Grand Meeting and wrote about my experience, you can read about it here. While it was cool to check ...
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EasyEquities x Capitec: What's the Big Deal?

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Friday, 29 May, Capitec Bank announces at their AGM that they would be partnering up with EasyEquities as part of their mobile app ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - May 2020 and YTD

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Many sectors in the country have been operating under level 4 of the lockdown, with major sectors still facing the impact COVID-19 has had ...
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A New Way to Thrive!

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Remember how we created a loyalty programme that allowed you to pay ZERO BROKERAGE on selected stocks if you accomplished certain goals? ...
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Lessons from a market crash – Satrix webinar

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On the 29th May 2020 we hosted a webinar with Siyabulela Nomoyi, Satrix's Quantitative Portfolio Manager, lessons from a Market crash, ...
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The New Normal - Offshore Diversification

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If you look at your balance sheet, how many of your assets are directly linked to the South African economy.
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The New Normal - Beyond COVID-19

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COVID-19 has changed the world in many ways. It has changed the way we work, socialize, exercise, communicate, eat, sleep and so it goes on.
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I love Tesla - Higgo van Biljon

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Tesla is about 24% of my international portfolio. By far the largest holding in my portfolio, and I will continue to add it to my portfolio ...
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Balance sheets, survival, and the shots you don't take

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Peak to trough, the All Share index lost 35% during the Corona Crisis and has in recent weeks bounced 37%. And although we don’t have a ...
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Heart of a lion - a Q&A with Brandon Valjalo

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Brandon Valjalo - national skating champion and one of the coolest EasyEquities partners we’ve had – will take the world by storm. There, I ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - April 2020 and YTD

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The national market is in the new phase of the lockdown, with restrictions slightly loosened up to allow operations in some business ...
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Why should I add bonds to my portfolio?

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On the 7th May 2020, Satrix launched their SA Bond ETF. It was a very special occasion as it was also the first virtual listing on the JSE. ...
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Using ETFs to build diversified balanced portfolio's -1nvest

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On the 6th May 2020 we hosted a webinar with Wehmeyer Ferreira, Chief Operations Officer at 1nvest, on Using ETFs to build diversified ...
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Higgo van Biljon on creating a portfolio from scratch!

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It is never too early or too late to start building a stock portfolio. At any given time, opportunities are presented. My personal motto is ...
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Listing on lockdown: Satrix launches SA Bond ETF

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Look at this blog heading, pretty epic for its alliterations right? While I pat myself on the back for the awesome wordplay, something more ...
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An Intro to Investing versus Trading

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Everyone looks at investing in shares through the same lens as trading - and the confusion between the two makes sense. They both involve ...
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An EasyFX update!

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As you know EasyFX allows you to convert your rand-delas from your EasyEquities ZAR account, and buy some USD equities. We've got some ...
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Innovation in the midst of turmoil – Satrix Nasdaq 100

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On the 30th April 2020 we hosted a webinar with Kingsley Williams, Chief Investment Officer at Satrix, on Innovation in the midst of ...
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Plan for the monthly JSE closeouts

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Every month (and every quarter) the Johannesburg Stock Exchange closes derivative and equity trading on for 25 minutes. In the middle of ...
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An #EasyRun for charity

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Team Easy never backs down from a challenge, so when our friends at the Born2Run Athletics Club hit us up for a charity run, we couldn't ...
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Higgo van Biljon hitting snooze on some shares

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Owing to the panic caused by the Coronavirus , shares globally have been hammered and are now trading at the lowest level in years. The ...
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South African Listed Tracker Funds Awards ("SALTA") 2020

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Well done to all the winners of the third SA Listed Tracker Funds Awards (SALTA) held at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on 11 March 2019. ...
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Tax education 101 - Statements

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As a taxpayer and EasyVestor, you will most definitely receive tax statements. Do you know why you receive these, and have you cracked the ...
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Identifying opportunities in SA markets

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Are the chips all down? Or is this the greatest investment opportunity we may see in our lives? I believe there is a massive ...
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Tax education 101 - Tax Certificates

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As an EasyVestor, it is important to know what taxes you can incur during your investing journey, the certificates you should have, where ...
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Dividends 2.0: ETF distributions

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A lot of users in the EasyEquities community love dividends. I’ve seen a number of investors celebrate dividend dates on social media, but ...
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Graeme Corrington visits EasyEquities (virtually)!

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Ending our first full week of national #lockdown, EasyEquities held its first completely remote staff meeting. Normally we get together at ...
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R130 000 goes to the Solidarity Fund via EasyEquities!

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Our national lockdown and the world-wide COVID19 crisis is testing all of us – individuals, companies and society at large.
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Spotting opportunities in US markets

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Owing to the panic caused by the Coronavirus, shares globally have been hammered and are now trading at the lowest level in years. The ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - March 2020 and YTD

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The Coronavirus continues to have an impact on the global and national market. The rise of infection rate in the country continues to add ...
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The JSE will open a bit later on EasyEquities.

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Head of Trading, Nilan Morar, breaks it down for us: Current volatility has reached levels last seen during the 2008 financial crisis! Many ...
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You can now donate to Solidarity Fund on EasyEquities!

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EasyEquities and the EasyCommunity want to play their part in supporting South Africans affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. That's why we've ...
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EasyEquities looks at the global crisis with equanimity

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The current global outbreak has had an adverse effect on many people and businesses, changing the way businesses operate and interact with ...
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How Coronavirus is Affecting Investments

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As a New York Times headline so succinctly put it: “A global disease outbreak isn’t the kind of risk that many investors were trained to ...
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Monthly Bundle Returns - Feb 2020 and YTD

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The year continues in dramatic fashion in the markets as the coronavirus takes its toll on global supply and demand factors. Despite the ...
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