The journey to Thriving with Lethu Mlonzi

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What does determination look and sound like?  To me, it sounds like a drama student with a passion for acting. It looks like an ...
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Easy takes two at 2018 Top Stockbroker Awards!

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There is a saying in popular youth culture and reality TV that rings true to us when EasyEquities scored two wins at the Intellidex Top ...
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Invest in 6 new US stocks in the Cannabis industry

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Galileo Next World Portofolio

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EasyFX and how it works

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 With all the access to the US markets we offer, we have come up with a solution hosted on our website and app that would make transferring ...
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Emperor Asset Management - Building Blocks

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  Every investor is different, and with lots of jargon and investment language out there, I sometimes turn to Investopoedia to better ...
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Should someone else manage your funds?

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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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It's not about surviving, it's about #Thriving

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Thrive's alive! 
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Let’s go for a 365 on Women’s Month

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The principles of investing have been instilled in me from a young age; passed down from generation to generation of women, who made sure I ...
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Celebrating firsts: Annual General Meeting

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Once you’ve become an investor via EasyEquities and have accumulated shares in one of the brands you love, it’s quite a liberating feeling. ...
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EasyEquities and Charles Savage for SASAwards 2018

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EasyEquities is up for a bunch of awards at the inaugural Southern Africa Startup Awards. As indicated in the name, these awards celebrate ...
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#DoubleUpOnSavings Close-up

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Esther Mukumbo, shared her saving hack with our Easy community and got the most engagement on her post.  She is a wife, mum, ...
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Big Picture Investing

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Film and television make for a wildly different kind of investment when it comes to your personal tastes and preferences. I have found that ...
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Shoes or Shares? at #JSESheInvests

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Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world - I think Marilyn Monroe was on to something.  Empowered with the right ...
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Spotlight moment - Sisters doing it for themselves!

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Women's month is almost here, and we start looking at ladies doing the #Things that makes a difference in their lives. Investing is ...
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Spotlight moment - Sisters doing it for themselves!

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Women's month is almost here, and we start looking at ladies doing the #Things that makes a difference in their lives. Investing is ...
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World Cup 2018 and Investment Insights: A Round-Up!

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We have just seen the conclusion of the penultimate knockout round, and are now bearing down to THE knockout phase we've all been waiting ...
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South Africa Settles the World's Fastest Known Insurance Claim

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South African insurtech startup InvestSure and insurance partner Compass Insure recently settled their very first claim in what could be a ...
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Lesegisha is the chairman of his finances

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Lesegisha Mthiyane wants the freedom to enjoy life and do things he loves like volunteer teaching. He is passionate about sharing financial ...
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World Cup 2018 and Bundle insights: Advicement Aggressive Bundle

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One doesn't simply go into Russia to conquer. There's probably a meme on the internet making a case to that effect, with good reason. ...
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World Cup 2018 and ETF insights: Satrix RAFI vs. INDI

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Welcome to the first part in our EasyEquities World Cup ETF series.  In this episode I will be profiling Exchange Traded Funds and ...
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Changing Your Point of View

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Have you ever had a conversation with someone who has a very different perspective on things to you? More on topic, how often have you made ...
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The World's 100 Most Valuable Brands in 2018

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  According to Forbes, the world’s 100 most valuable brands are worth a mega $2.15 trillion. Invest in the ones you love, here are the most ...
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EasyEquities was my slam-dunk into the world of investing

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Busisiwe Ngobe started her journey as the newest member of TeamEasy only a week ago, but has been part of the EasyEquities community for 2 ...
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All the investing things on 2OceansVibe

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  EasyEquities is vibing! Whether you’ve been part of our community from the jump when we launched in Beta as a game and have gone through ...
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What is Management Wrongdoing?

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With InvestSure successfully operational and providing investors protection against management malpractice, we thought it would be a good ...
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South African Listed Tracker Funds Awards ("SALTA")

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We would like to congratulate all the winners of the inaugural SA Listed Tracker Funds Awards (SALTA) held at the Johannesburg Stock ...
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Toyota Race for Gold -Top Contenders to watch in #Comrades2018

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  As our front runners lead the way in fulfilling an epic achievement, running alongside 18 000 other athletes, only 10 men and 10 women ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon - Justin Pearse

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With less than a week to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and international. We ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon - Glenn Driver

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With less than two weeks to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and international. ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon - Caryn Lategan

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With less than two weeks to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and international. ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon - Mark Krug

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With less than three weeks to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon - Julanie Basson

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With one month to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and international. We want ...
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EasyEquities introduces InvestSure, a world-first

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EasyEquities is launching an epic new feature in partnership with InvestSure that allows the investor to insure their investment capital.
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon

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With one month to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and international. We want ...
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The funkiest research on the block

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While investing may seem daunting as a new investor, we have got some help for you in the form of research and insights from the pros. We ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Comrades Marathon

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With one month to go before the start of the 2018 Comrades Marathon the hype is building for all runners local and international. We want ...
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Cannon Asset Managers launch Bundles and RA on EasyEquities 

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 With the launch of Baskets and Bundles on EasyEquities to provide easy and cost-effective access to asset managers, we are happy to ...
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Validea Bundles. Guru Investment Strategies for #Easy Investing

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SATRIX NASDAQ 100 ETF

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With Satrix launching the very first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) way back in 2000, we have had the pleasure to see Satrix launch their 14th ...
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GameNation meets Easy

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EasyEquities sponsored the Indie Room at this year’s Gaming Forum, hosted at the Mesh club by GameNation. I had the honour of attending the ...
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"I'm not doing this investing thing for nothing!" - EasyEquities Youser, Chris Slack

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With the EasyApp having launched last month, I decided to speak with one of our most engaged Yousers and #EasyApp beta testers, Chris ...
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EasyEquities Youser Daniele: Investing is in Your Control

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EasyEquities Youser, investor and entrepreneur Daniele Ferreira has been with Easy since inception- 2014. We were interested in finding out ...
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Meet 13 Year-Old Investor: Matteo Buxman

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We interviewed one of the younger investors to make it onto our platform, Matteo Buxman. Thirteen years old and already investing, our crew ...
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EasyEquities Youser Jessica Gets Frank About Spending

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We had the most fun interacting with our EasyCommunity during the app testing phase of release campaign. One such reason was that we got to ...
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Our TFS-A Team changing lives

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  Our TFS-A Team have been saving investors from Tax Free Savings FOMO ahead of the 2018 Tax deadline. Last week these Tax Free Savings ...
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Easy youser and GameNation SA head honcho talks share ownership

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Boris Bulj is the founder & editor in chief of GameNation South Africa, an online portal which features the latest news, reviews and ...
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Investing in community education #PinkDrive

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South Africa's best-loved breast cancer community carer, PinkDrive, is the indispensable and tangible breast cancer Public Benefit ...
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Gifting Shares Isn't Only for Kardashians

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Love is in the air!  Grand gestures of love and romance are rarely directly associated with the financial sector, despite February being ...
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#PlayintheUSA Winner Hangs Out with Fintech Heavyweights

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Not too long ago we unlocked the U.S markets to South Africans hoping to invest in some of the biggest listed companies. As part of the ...
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Our Investar Talks EasyEquities FEDA Sponsorship and Connecting with the Arts

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The first role I can remember playing in a school theatre production was a Butterfly, and then an Octopus, and then later on, one of many ...
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Meet the TFS A-Team Mentors!

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This month we’re making TFSA investing even #easier with the TFS A-team: Three EasyEquities superfans who have created baskets filled with ...
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CoreShares Global Dividend Aristocrats ETF

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  We love ETFs here at EasyEquities, and we are very pleased to welcome a new member to the ETF family, the Global Dividend Aristocrats ETF ...
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Retirement Annuities have been #easified!

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Retirement Annuities have for a long time been to the go-to investment for retirement savings. Now you can add this neat tax-saving beaut ...
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Exchange Trade Notes (ETNs) pack a punch

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With the ZAR/Dollar strengthening and oil prices set for a rise, I’ve had a lot of questions from our community on how to get in on ...
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Lessons from a Matric maverick

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Getting a distinction is no easy feat.  Working hard to achieve seven is another level of difficulty that we can only admire.  TeamEasy and ...
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"You can mine for gold or you can sell shovels" #CryptoCurrency

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  Crypto is the new buzzword. Over the last year it’s made headlines with the news being more and more frequently punctuated with stories ...
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EasyEquities youser Palesa on why she loves Stokvels

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In the third and final entry of our Stokvel series We interviewed EasyEquities Youser, businesswoman and Stokvel advocate, Palesa Lengolo, ...
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EasyEquities Stokvel group PH Umcebo

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Given the tendency for Stokvels to be medium to long-term organisations, maybe an ETF centered portfolio would be best, with some value ...
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Stokvels and corporate investment portfolios

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Saving and investing is usually seen as a very individual activity: where singular undertakings and risks can yield very singular reward. ...
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Running late with submitting your tax returns?

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Tax really is a schlep. While we are no tax specialists ourselves, we know some cool guys that have made this tax thing less stressful. ...
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The question is, what should I invest in?

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With #BlackFriday (FriYay) and #CyberMonday around the corner, I thought I'd share some more on Baskets and Bundles - a clear community ...
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Some unforgettable firsts with 5fm

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Not all first times are created equal. That’s for sure. There are a few that stand out for me – the first time I took my driver’s license ...
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Investing in the USA - BizNews US Exponential Bundle

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How exciting! A USA bundle to start investing in dollars on our platform! The first one and not the last!
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Baskets and Bundles - Your co-pilot to investment genius

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For a lot of you, like me, baskets and bundles were kind of a love at first sight thing in your investment journey. I know this because ...
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Offshore investing and tax

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Since launching US stocks back in September, some of you have reached out wanting to know a bit more about how the taxman views U.S. ...
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"Glamorous goodies:" Richemont fundamental analysis

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  In the past year, Richemont took some internally disruptive measures to make sure that the Group remains top of its game in luxury goods. ...
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Investing in AFRICA

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Who knew that investing in Africa, the second largest continent on the planet, could be this #Easy. Cloud Atlas brought their Exchange ...
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Long4Life: "From a standing start to R5 billion"

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  The indefatigable Brian Joffe, who recently turned 70 years of age, has invested his considerable business acumen in a start-up called ...
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Mediclinic: "Spire Offers Opportunity"

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  Financial analyst Mark Ingham reviews the potential deal between Mediclinic and Spire Healthcare Group Ltd. Mediclinic has until 20 ...
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Access an asset manager, for as little as R5

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A lot of people find investing and picking which shares to start a portfolio with a daunting task, especially new investors who are still ...
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South Africa's ETF Revolution

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South Africans are increasingly choosing Exchange Traded Funds as their preferred investment portfolio pick - revolutionising the way we ...
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Crushing the Stock Market with the EasyCommunity #MCM

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Over the last couple of years (three almost) we've slowly been breaking the velvet barrier on exclusivity when it comes to investing. It ...
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"Vasbyt:" Taste Holdings

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  The question the investor wants to know is, do I head for the hills and cut my losses or do I vasbyt and wait for the strategy to unfold? ...
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Two wins in a row for EasyEquities/SatrixNOW

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The term FinTech applies to an emerging financial services sector and companies providing financial services in the 21st century.
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FirstRand: "Online in England"

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  It is not just Capitec that does things differently. There are plenty of overseas examples, one of which is Aldermore in England; it has ...
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Structured Products on our website

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  When the the Investec Zebra wandered onto EasyEquities a few months ago with their Wealth Accelerator ESP, we helped you guys understand ...
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What Are Preference Shares?

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Many of you have asked just what a preference share is, and how it differs from your standard issue share. Here's a simplified version of ...
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The Power of a Budget

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  I don’t know why it’s taken me till the age of 44 to come up with a comprehensive and detailed idea of where I spend my hard-earned cash. ...
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Trolley for trolley, it's worth paying more

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  I’ve had a Sell recommendation on Woolworths for some time as the future fundamentals looked questionable. Once the darling of retail, it ...
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ETFs: If only I invested a year ago

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I recently started looking around at the different ETF options available to me, there are so many that sometimes it can feel a bit ...
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TFS-yay! Easy wins at the Top Stockbroker Awards 2017

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For the third year in a row EasyEquities has taken home the #1 spot in the Intellidex / Financial Mail / Investors Monthly Top Stockbroker ...
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Eric Moyo: a bright future in the markets

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This is Eric. We met him a few months ago but he’s been an Easy youser for two years now. Eric is 22 and  fresh out of varsity where he ...
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Steinhoff Africa soars on JSE debut

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Steinhoff’s African subsidiary surged nearly 10% on its market debut on Wednesday, as investors looked past its parent company’s legal ...
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Vishal and his investment journey

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Vishal Tuckooriah is a 37-year old systems control clerk and family man from KZN. He’s also an investor.  While he certainly finds the ...
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Ingham Broadline Retailers: STAR

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  STAR: “A PEP in its step” Steinhoff Africa Retail Limited or STAR is listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on 20 September 2017. ...
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Ingham Aspen Earnings Preview

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  Aspen: “Watch that forex” Aspen Pharmacare reports results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2017 on Thursday, 14 September. I’ll do an ...
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Now I can say: ‘I invest in the stock exchange’

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Lavinia Schlebusch, is a 50-year-old teacher from Jozi; whom, by her own admission, had no interest in the markets. But after reading an ...
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Ingham ARM Earnings Preview

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  Miner African Rainbow Minerals reports results for the twelve months ended June 2017 on Thursday, 7 September. Whilst we know what the ...
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Sanlam Earnings Results

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    Insurance giant Sanlam reports results for the six months ended 30 June 2017 on Wednesday, 6 September. Insurance companies are complex ...
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Naspers AGM - what's your vote?

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Who Gave Risk a Bad Name?

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  Risk, when associated with investments is a word that no one enjoys hearing, especially when it is said by the person looking after your ...
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Advicement Offering On EasyEquities

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Advicement currently offers five bundles on the EasyEquities platform. We thought we would take some time to explain what they are, how ...
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Moral Compass: Ingham chats ethical investing and US stocks

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EasyEquities is launching investors in to a brave new world, that of US stocks. Shortly, after the virtual trial, you’ll be able to invest ...
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Sanlam to acquire 30% of fintech disruptor EasyEquities

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 Purple Group (PPE) and Sanlam Investment Holdings (SIH), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanlam Limited, are delighted to announce that SIH ...
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Ingham on Glencore fundamentals

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  Glencore: "Richer Dividend In Store” Glencore has a primary quote on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary quote on both ...
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EasyEquities makes the BAI finals

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We're proud to announce that EasyEquities has made it in the finals for the BAI Global Innovation Awards!! Now while we're going wild at ...
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The Story of Tesla

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  Tesla, the US electric car company led by homegrown SA talent Elon Musk, recently stole the spotlight in our #thatsnotmyname competition ...
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Snap a pic: US stocks in your world

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US brands have such power and there's a bunch of them in our local world - whether it's as we look down on the treadmill to a pair of the ...
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Podcast: Balancing Act with the Aconcagua Growth Bundle

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  This week, Emperor Asset Management brand manager Lungile Mashigo, and fund manager TC van der Walt discuss the Aconcagua Growth ...
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Do you know your ABC’s? Here’s a closer look at Google’s holding company, Alphabet

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In 2015 the leading Internet search engine Google officially became Alphabet, a multinational collection of companies with Google being the ...
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Easy yousers share their US stock picks for #playintheusa

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For a lot of people, the idea of investing can be a little daunting. So many people feel embarrassed or scared that they don’t know enough, ...
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Igor Rodionov, Advicement chats bundles

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Igor Rodionov is the managing director of Advicement Investment Services, the company behind a locally-developed online financial advisor: ...
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US Tech start ups, Are They Hot or Not?

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Podcast: A look inside Emperor's Aggressive bundle

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  Bundles are a game changer and a whole bunch of Easy yousers are fans (and owners) of the Emperor Asset Management Everest Aggressive ...
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Carly Barnes: Don't Be Intimidated By Your Finances, Own Them. Slay Them!

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Carly Barnes is a marketer, singer, investor, flexitarian and world wanderer. She studied music and live performance at AFDA and went on to ...
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How Apple Took the Tech World

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It’s hard to imagine a world without iPhones, Apple TV or iTunes anymore – Apple has certainly cemented itself as a household name and a ...
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Crowd Sourced Stock Picks: What Other Yousers are Investing In

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  The power of the collective – it’ been written about and studied for ages. It’s how a lot of people, living in a fast-paced connected ...
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Sports Stocks, and Why I Love 'em

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The sports season is just about over! For major competitions, that is.  We are now entering the off-season, where we are left with nothing ...
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Ingham, Hogg update their EasyEquities portfolios – Doubling up on Naspers

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As you’ll hear from this podcast, there’s a major change in the Biznews SA Champions portfolio offered as a Bundle by EasyEquities.
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Purple Group Limited - Focus on Tomorrow

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  “What’s cooking?” Tesla and Purple have some similarities – both are loss making, both have a large investment in intellectual property, ...
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Rand roils as S&P downgrades SA

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Trading desk, EasyEquities, Fin24
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Fresh Money with Charles Savage - 5fm with FRESH@5

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#ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)
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The latest #Zuma debacle

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Today, South African's woke to the news of President Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle. Biznews have helped keep us up to date with the ...
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#ICYMI- EasyEquities CEO Charles Savage - Kyknet Interview

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"Ons gesels met die uitvoerende hoof van EasyEquities, 'n verbruikersvriendelike beleggingsplatform vir individue wat nie noodwendig ...
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Change is #easy!

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I always used to think I was someone who adapted quickly to change. One of those super agile, throw what you want at me, spontaneous, roll ...
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EasyTFSA winners talk tax free fun

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Last month we asked our you-sers to share their Tax Free Savings swap stories with us on Twitter. We know that sometimes, reaching long ...
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Investing, a long term strategy to grow your wealth

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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 ...
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Proud Pretorian Barry values affordable investing

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Barry Dumas is a 36 year old consultant and a proud ‘Pretorian’ who enjoys trading, investing, gaming and watching Formula 1. Barry’s no ...
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Teaching your kids to invest at an early age - the importance of building wealth early

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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 ...
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Three generations of investing awesome

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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 ...
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Valentine Madzhie hopes to live stress free and watch his money grow!

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Valentine Madzhie is a 25-year-old artist manager and IT infrastructure assistant. He likes watching football, interacting on social media ...
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Bryan and Michelle Stewart are saving for their future are you?

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Bryan and Michelle Stewart – both in their very-very early 30s – recently got married and have a very strong commitment to saving for their ...
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Investing is for anyone, including Jeffrey Yates

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Jeffrey Yates, director of the Adaptive Sports Fund who has a love for disabled and adaptive sports, was always under the impression you ...
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Investing is for anyone, including Waylon Smit

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  From a young age, 31 year-old consultant Waylon Smit knew he wanted to make saving and investing a part of his life. But saving in the ...
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The last 2016 Easy Seminar

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For EasyEquities, 2016 has been by far one of the greatest years. Not only because of the awards we’ve won, but because of the impact we ...
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Recognise the retail investor

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South Africa is on the brink of a massive shift in investor demographics. Retail investors literally have the potential to change the way ...
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Free State students meet Team Easy at the Finance Indaba

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Let me be clear about something. The most exciting thing I had ever won before joining Team Easy was a teddy bear in a colouring in ...
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Ever attended an AGM? Here’s how!

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You’re a shareholder (nice!) and the company you’ve got shares in invites you to their AGM. But your diary is sacred… and scribbled full of ...
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Rather give the gift that keeps growing this festive season

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Ah December. Can you smell that sweet summer holiday? Whether your plans are the sand-between-toes type or you’re getting ready to slide ...
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Book Review: How to invest like Warren Buffett

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It goes without saying that if you want to be successful in something, you will have to do what the successful have done. Let’s say for ...
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Running and investing have more in common than you think

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Feige Lewin is new to investing, but has comfortably worn in her shoes as a runner. This EasyEquities Born 2 Run Athletics Club Ladies ...
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4 reasons to face your investment fears

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Does the idea of investing give you the heebie jeebies? Getting started might freak you out, but not starting at all could be a decision ...
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Life after SABMiller

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South African Breweries, SA’s largest brewing and bottling company, has officially been absorbed into AB Inbev, the largest brewer in the ...
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Girl Power!

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Industry wide, the female of the species has always been the lesser part of a 70/ 30 split when it comes to investing. Why is that, I ...
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Dividends for the win!

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Everybody likes getting the news that they’ve got some dividends on the way! (Yes please!) As you may know by now, a dividend is a sharing ...
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Join the Tax Free Savings revolution – it’s here

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There are quite a few EasyEquities whizz kids among you who’ve given yourself a massive leg up in the long term savings game by rocking ...
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Celebrating SA heritage: We’ve got ou’s in different area codes

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Parking off on your stoep in the Karoo, lacing up for a lap in the Mother City or scouting the surf in East London – there’s a good chance ...
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Are we rebounding from the Brexit Break Up?

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In the August issue of InvestSA, some financial heavy weights commented on the global reaction to Brexit and the uncertainty that comes ...
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Your Pharmacy needs with Aspen

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  Aspen     Take a listen to Mark's thoughts here.                 Share price: R329,00  Net shares in issue: 456,4 million Market cap: ...
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Ascendis Health and your Pharmaceuticals

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Pharmaceuticals Take a listen to Mark's thoughts here.         Ascendis                     Share price: R28,66  Net shares in issue: 432,2 ...
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AVI: Food Products

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      Take a listen to Mark's thoughts here. AVI                    Share price: R92,71  Net shares in issue: 320,8 million Market cap: ...
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Start your engines with Sasol!

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Take a listen to Mark's thoughts here. Energy        Sasol                   Share price: R370,30  Net shares in issue: 610,6 million ...
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Apparel Retail  “Remaining cautious on exposure”

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I’ve cautioned on exposure to retail and apparel retail in particular for many months. Mr Price has been particularly overpriced in ...
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Is Nenegate 2.0 on the horizon? Ingham weighs in

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“What’s cooking this week?” Discovery, Sanlam and Steinhoff.

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This week, the following key stocks will be topical – Discovery, Sanlam and Steinhoff. With a collective market capitalisation of R530 ...
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Why equities offer the best value for long term investors

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The future is looking good for Bryan Stewart, Sales Consultant at EasyEquities, who shares how his confidence in the equity market has ...
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3 easy steps to help you survive and thrive post pay day

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Why do we work? We work to earn a pay check which we spend on two things: Survival (the things we absolutely need), and Thrival (the rest). ...
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‘Braai’ belongs to all South Africans. So should the stock market!

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The final countdown to the 2016 National Braai Tour with Jan Braai is on! From 10-17 September, in the lead-up to South Africa’s Heritage ...
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Banks “23/8 is 9/12-light – for now”

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Recommendation I’d advise caution on exposure to interest rate sensitive stocks for the time being. Banks are particularly sensitive to ...
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Girls you got this: time to start building!

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Now that you’ve got the basics down, you’ve got to start planning for your future. What does that look like to you? In this last ...
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Sibanye Gold Newsflash

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Following on from my interim pre-results note on 19 August, Sibanye has reported a respectable set of numbers with normalised EPS of 234 ...
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What’s cooking this week?

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We are in the middle of a busy earnings reporting season. This week, the following key stocks will be topical. Bidcorp This is arguably the ...
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Girls you got this: Confidence is key

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Struggling to take that first or next step in your investment journey? This week Georgina Read, owner of Money Fit discusses the importance ...
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“Tencent likely to report strong Q2 results” What does this mean for Naspers?

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What does this mean for Naspers? On Wednesday 17 August, Tencent reports second quarter earnings. Naspers owns 31,5% of Tencent, which is a ...
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You gotsta habit

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Crazy about baskets!

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From good causes to good stock picks, our baskets are appealing to you in so many different ways. Some of our proud Easy Basket Cases share ...
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We’ve got your back: anytime, anywhere

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Like with most things, you’ve got to strike while the iron is hot or you risk losing out on a lekker opportunity. The same can be said for ...
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Girls, you got this: self-value and finance

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What have you done for you lately? You might think self-value and finance are on completely opposite ends of the relevance scale, but you’d ...
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“Texan snooze deal” for Steinhoff

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Steinhoff, the vertically integrated international mass market retailer and manufacturer, is once again writing out a cheque – this time ...
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SuperGroup "Brexit buy-in"

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In my last note dated 23 May (“Sandown Western Cape acquired”) I analysed the terms to buy Sandown Motors Western Cape dealerships as a ...
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MTN “Currency caution”

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I’ve revised my MTN forecast again following release of the results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. A combination of weaker ...
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South Africa’s Brexit moment

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Two disruptive public holidays for business within seven days. At least the Brits have it cracked by having bank holiday Mondays – in fact, ...
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Girls, you got this!

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Just over a year ago less than less than 20% of EasyEquities investors were women. We are so chuffed to see that those numbers have risen ...
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Investor Spotlight: Ivana Andric

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Follow: @ivana_andric1
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Hashtags. #JustSaying

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Do you know about the hashtag feature on our site? Hashtags are a way for you to organise a bunch of shares you like into categories or ...
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Accéntuate’s got heart!

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Accéntuate is one of the many companies you can buy shares in on EasyEquities – so how much do you know about them? They are up to some ...
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"Riding along at spot"

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Kumba Iron Ore reports interim results on 26 July. Per the trading statement, earnings will essentially be flat on an adjusted basis. The ...
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How to make your income tax rebate a win win!

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Finance journo Colin Ford is making his tax rebate work for him AND cancer awareness, what are you doing with yours?
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Brait Brexited?!

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  I’ve been bearish on the Brait valuation for months now with a Trading Sell recommendation and a fair value south of the prevailing share ...
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Saving vs Investing – Must I do Both?

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Georgina Read is an EasyEquities user who seeks to dissolve the stereotypes associated with investing, and encourage women to empower ...
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We’ve got lots of FAQ’s to give

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Ever find yourself five pages deep in Google, searching for a quick answer?
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NASPERS CONTRADICTION?!

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Cable & Satellite Media       Naspers    “Trading statement context” On Wednesday, the Bloomberg screens lit up with seemingly ...
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Nerd alert! Do you know your B’s and C’s?

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It’s that time of year again and the form dispersing fairies are out in full force, making sure you have all you need to do your 2015/2016 ...
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Baskets: you ain't seen nothing yet!

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My neighbour loves carrot cake. I’m more of a lemon meringue person - different strokes for different folks. Not everyone likes the same ...
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Easy you-sers - you biscuits!

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Meet some of our EasyEquities you-sers who are growing their wealth in different ways, for different reasons at different stages in their ...
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What is the effect on my investment in a dual-listed JSE/LSE stock if there is a Brexit?

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“Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble, An' if I stay it will be double” With the rather insular “Brexit” debate ...
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Bring on Baskets!

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Are you a choozey person? Like to spend hours weighing up the pros and cons of gluten free vs whole wheat pasta? I’ll admit it’s fun ...
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Get to know Great TFSA Race winner Allen Mafokwane

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Allen Mafokwane took the award for Best Investor in this year’s Great TFSA Race an initiative by Intellidex sponsored by EasyEquities. ...
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Get to know Great TFSA Race winner Amber Watkins

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Amber Watkins took the award for Biggest Saver in the Great TFSA Race – an initiative by Intellidex sponsored by EasyEquities. Amber ...
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What does unbundling have to do with lemonade?

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When I was a lighty my best friend and I were budding entrepreneurs. Every Saturday morning we’d set up shop at the bottom of one of our ...
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Get to know Great TFSA Race winner Dustin Quintini

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Dustin Quintini took the award for Best Strategy in the Great TFSA Race – an initiative by Intellidex sponsored by EasyEquities. By opting ...
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The trouble with doubt…

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Georgina Read is an EasyEquities user who seeks to dissolve the stereotypes associated with investing, and encourage women to empower ...
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Cables, satellites and Naspers!

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Cable & Satellite Media       Naspers     “More brainy things” Recently, Naspers Ventures was set up in San Francisco to form partnerships ...
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To unbundle or not? Bidvest's latest!

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Industrial conglomerates     
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What does your latest cellphone bill tell you?

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Vodacom   “To yield or not to yield” Investors have been attracted in recent years to the dividends that the two major wireless ...
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WT(FICA)

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FICA. Shudder every time you hear the word? Picture yourself drowning in reams of paper and queues? Hover over the “mark as read” tab at ...
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How to pick investments – advice from the pros

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What do I buy? - It’s one of the most asked questions you ask us. So here’s some advice from the pros – the self-made moguls who have ...
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Investor spotlight: Ramon J. Thomas

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Follow: @RamonThomas
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Digging Deep With Glencore!

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Mining     
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Chemicals or mechanicals with Sasol?!

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Chemicals     Sasol  “Q3 production shows 2016 on track” The latest production numbers out of Sasol for Q3 and the nine months to March ...
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Hit the road with Imperial

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Transportation Imperial “Hyundai’s blues unabated” The latest vehicle sales statistics continue to indicated a weakening market. April new ...
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LOOK FOR NEW BUY SIGNALS

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Introduction: We've had a sharp sell-off in recent days, and in fact the market has been moving down for the past two weeks. Subscribers ...
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Technical Takes: Brait

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BRAIT (BAT) – Testing important support right now Recommendation: TRADERS BUY Current Trend: Short-term down, but oversold. Med-term ...
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Technical Takes: Sanlam

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SANLAM (SLM) – A buyable pullback Recommendation: TRADERS BUY Current Trend: Short-term sideways. Med-term up. Long-term sideways. ...
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Technical Takes: Truworths

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TRUWORTHS (TRU) – Pulling back to support Broad Recommendation: TRADERS BUY Current Trend: Short-term up, despite current pullback. Med and ...
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Technical Takes: S&P 500 INDEX

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S&P 500 INDEX – Approaching downside target NB NOTE: The S&P 500 is a measure of the broader U.S. market and isn’t a tradeable instrument ...
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Incisive Insights: Implats

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Implats
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Incisive Insights: Amplats

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Amplats  Amplats had a net after tax margin of only 0.18% or R107 million on revenue of R59,8 billion for the year ended December 2015. The ...
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Platinum Miners and a Market Overview

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“Precious, but only so far” Bottom Line: Recent sharp share price rises in platinum miners need to be seen in the context of the profit & ...
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Technical Takes: ASPEN

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ASPEN (APN) – Breakout potential 
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Technical Takes: ANGLOGOLD

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 ANGLOGOLD (ANG) – Attempting a new breakout Broad Recommendation: BUY A BREAKOUT Current Trend: Short-term sideways. Med and long-term up. ...
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Technical Takes: SABMILLER

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SABMILLER(SAB) – Very oversold Broad Recommendation: BUY A BREAKOUT Current Trend: Short and med-term down, but oversold. Long-term up. ...
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Technical Takes: JSE ALL SHARE INDEX

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  JSE ALL SHARE INDEX – Potential top at resistance level [Signals done on also future] Broad Recommendation:  HOLD SHORT (WITH CAUTION) ...
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Technical Takes: Intro and Summary for #TeamEasy

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Introduction: We have a situation right now where the resi 10 index is trying to grind ever higher, while financial and industrial stocks ...
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The deal on dividends. Word.

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I can’t think about the word ‘dividends’ without a P Diddy baseline or a Jay Z beat thumping through my head. If anyone knows how to put ...
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Are you on the “encentivized” program?!

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You may have noticed that we joined forces with a staff rewards loyalty tool called Encentivize! If you missed the news, don’t stress the ...
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I wish I wish I wish...

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Georgina Read is an EasyEquities user who seeks to dissolve the stereotypes associated with investing, and encourage women to empower ...
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Innovating the insurance game

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On Monday 18 April, the Financial Intermediaries Association of South Africa (FIA), held a Short Term Insurance Broking Summit at the ...
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Ingham’s Incisive Insights: REITs (Fortress)

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  REITs (Fortress)        “Hybrid property”   What are REITs? If you’re looking to get into the real estate market, but you don’t have ...
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Ingham’s Incisive Insights: Steinhoff

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  Stock for discussion: Household Goods (Steinhoff)   “Throwing Darts”         Share price: 8515 cents    Shares in issue: 3,737 billion ...
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Ingham’s Incisive Insights: Kumba

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  Stocks for discussion: Mining (Kumba)                “All over the place” Share price: 12700 cents   Net shares in issue: 320,8 million ...
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The Power of Ownership...

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Loyalty programmes are the business. Customers get to cash in on rewards – be it free merch or spend opportunities – while companies keep ...
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The Bigger Picture

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No one can call the Purple office a boring place to work. Everywhere you look there is a different colour, image or word which for a moment ...
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Ingham’s Incisive Insights: Stocks for Discussion

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At EasyEquities we are all about making investing #Easy!  Mark Ingham, provides fundamental research for the Purple Group. He has built up ...
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Back to the Basics of Investing

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“It’s worth what someone is prepared to pay for it”. Ever heard this before ? This statement applies to just about everything we’re exposed ...
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Investor of the week: Marnus Bezuidenhout (17)

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   My name is Marnus Bezuidenhout. I am 17 years old and a student at Hoërskool Hoopstad in the Free State. I started investing when I was ...
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I get investing, but what shares should I buy?

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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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The Great TFSA Race!

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ETF Tuesday BGreen ETF

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Suitability: The BGreen ETF is ideal for environmentally conscious investors with a long-term investment horizon – which gives the ...
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R100k worth of free shares up for grabs! #ShareDemocratization

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In 2015, stats confirmed that there were only 280 000 South Africans that directly owned shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). ...
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Funnest. AGM. Ever.

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EasyEquities holding company Purple Group had its annual general meeting (AGM) for shareholders on the morning of 4 December 2015. Having ...
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Investor of the week: Henchard Mashigo (27)

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I am a BCOM Accounting graduate and that’s why I see finance from both a theoretical and practical perspective. I understand the value of ...
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EasyEquities and Satrix launch SatrixNOW

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EasyEquities and Satrix have launched a new ETF investment platform called SatrixNOW, which offers the full range of Satrix ETFs at an ...
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What is a rights issue and how does it affect you?

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The phones have been ringing off the hook this last week, you would think we are in a “war room” as we have been inundated by calls from ...
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Why companies list on the stock exchange

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By now, EasyEquities investors are familiar with the process of buying and selling shares on the JSE. But have you ever stopped to consider ...
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Not your traditional AGM...

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Once a year listed companies have an annual general meeting. As a shareholder you receive an invitation to these formal occasions… But how ...
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Gifting shares is cheaper in the RSA than the USA!

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Everyone knows that EasyEquities pioneered the concept of #easy investment in South Africa. With low costs, fractional share investing and ...
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Revenue up 40%.. Purple Group Annual Results released!

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Today is a special day for us all. Purple Group released great results for the year ending 31 August 2015 showing revenue growth of 40%, ...
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Surfing and MMA – it’s all happening with EasyEquities this weekend

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If anyone knows how to put up a fight, it’s EasyEquities. We’ve been fighting for the democratisation of the stock exchange since our ...
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The impact of the MTN shut-down

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MTN has been in the news a lot lately – and for all the wrong reasons. The African telecoms giant was recently fined $5.2bn by Nigerian ...
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REITs: own property without the associated hassles

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If you’re looking to get into the real estate market, but you don’t have masses of capital, you should consider buying shares in a real ...
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Investor of the week: Palesa Lengolo (28)

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I’ve always been good with saving money as long I can remember and before I even knew of investing. I started investing because I want the ...
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Sygnia: A new listing on the JSE

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It’s amazing to think that December 2015 is fast approaching and it’s certainly not slowing down. A good busy is great, however you need to ...
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SAB Miller riding the swell created by Anheuser-Busch InBev NV.

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The headlines in the local financial press in the past couple of weeks have been dominated by the speculation of a buyout of SAB Miller ...
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Team #Easy takes to the road!

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Investing is for everyone and EasyEquities is eager to get more South Africans investing in the brands they KNOW and LOVE. Over the last ...
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Investor of the week: Tristan Savage

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17 year old Tristan Charles Savage has been an active investor for the past five years, and has been an avid supporter of EasyEquities ...
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Let the Easy Team guide you on your investment journey

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Let’s be honest, even experienced investors need some hand-holding every now and then. So where does that leave the novice? If you’re new ...
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How to get maximum value from your EasyEquities investment!

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Even though EasyEquities is the cheapest investment platform in South Africa, there are still a few tricks that you should remember that ...
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Win with EasyEquities at the 2015 Money Expo

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Just when you thought EasyEquities might have been affected by the recent cold spells, we’ve got some really hot news that will get your ...
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Savings: what the numbers tell us

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With so many saving and investment options out there, how can you be sure that your money is working optimally for you? Yes, you want an ...
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Investor of the week: Eunice Fourie

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Eunice Fourie. 34. mother/cook/digital designer I am a complete novice when it comes to investing. In fact, I have no clue. I spend most of ...
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Ditch those piggy-banks and get saving online!

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An easy and cost-efficient saving vehicle. EasyEquities shall provide… Rhyming is not everyone’s strength, especially not one of mine. ...
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EasyEquities keeps ahead of the game with its new FAQs!

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EasyEquities is at the forefront of changing the way that South Africans perceive investing. We are all about making your investment ...
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Why ‘Easy’ red is fast becoming the colour of choice in Jozi

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‘Easy’ Red is not only an eye catching and distinctive colour, but more importantly symbolizes EasyEquities. EasyEquities is an investment ...
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Investing.. When to get in and when to get out!

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I decided to write this article because trading and investing seem so easy when we first encounter it. Surely it is just a matter of ...
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Investor of the week: Zandile Nkomo

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My journey to Investing Just to give you a little background about me: My name is Zandile Nkomo. I have a BCom in economics from the ...
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How tax works on your EasyEquities account

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As an EasyEquities investor you will have to consider one or a combination of the following taxes. Income Tax on Trading Profits Capital ...
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You are never too young to start investing!

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A person who starts at age 13 and invests R300 per month could be a millionaire by the age of 30. However if they only start investing at ...
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Tax-free savings: the fine print

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All across South Africa, investors are cheering the arrival of tax-free saving. But before you jump in and start investing your cash in a ...
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Fractional Share Rights - A little recap!

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At EasyEquities, one of our unique offerings is the ability you have to partake in Fractional Share Rights. This means that you can ...
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Tax-free savings: The costs of early withdrawal

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In a previous blog entitled “What does the ‘tax-free’ part of tax-free savings mean?’ we discussed how tax is applied on taxable versus ...
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Investor of the week: Justus Luttig

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My first introduction to the stock market was through my father, who told us the story of how Anton Rupert once visited our family farm in ...
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Girls investing for themselves

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Less than 20% of EasyEquities investors are women. Yet women (arguably) make the best investment decisions. Armed with this intelligence, ...
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EasyEquities: The great disruptor

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If the stockbroking industry is working and meeting the needs of all South Africans, why do less than half a percent of us invest in local ...
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Investor of the week: Nadia Kandava

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This week we're profiling Nadia Kandava, a 24-year old graduate from Monash University whose introduction to investing was through a ...
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What is an ETF and why should I invest in one?

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ETF – it's an acronym that's bandied about often, but what does it actually mean? Well, for starters, ETF stands for Exchange Traded Funds. ...
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A little lesson on Diversification

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Andrew Kinsey (Head of Research and Education at GT247.com) shares a sweet yet wise memory which illustrates just how important it is to ...
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What to do when the market gets the runs...

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Anyone who held EasyEquities positions last week would have experienced some quite dramatic market movements. The overall market moved down ...
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EasyEquities takes Top Honours as the Most Innovative Concept

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Angel Shack (Pty) Ltd and Blue Strata Trading Take Top Honours as the Most Innovative Companies whilst Easy Equities - First World Trader ...
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What does the “tax-free” part of tax-free savings mean?

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  When you make an investment, you’re hoping for a return (obviously). You want your investment to grow, you want dividend pay-outs … in ...
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Investor of the week: David de Villiers

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This week we chat to David de Villiers, an EasyEquities investor, just like you.Where it all started. My journey started in my first year ...
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How to get wealthy with Easy Equities

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Andrew Kinsey reminds us that investing in equities can prove challenging for most investors, due to human nature in general which often ...
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The benefits of Fractional Share Investing!

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Fractional ownership is an efficient, smart way of investing which offers many advantages. Take a look at the main ones below. 1. Portfolio ...
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Let's talk Liquidity... The Bid & Offer Spread

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Liquidity – it's a phrase often thrown about, but many investors don't have a firm grasp as to what it actually means. In a nutshell, ...
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Using tags to keep track of your investment portfolio.

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In the name of all things easy, we've devised yet another way to make your investing experience both simpler and faster. You can bookmark ...
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5 Easy Investment Rules to beat the market

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Emperor Asset Management CIO Tom de Lange has made it easier than ever to understand how to be a profitable investor. Take a look at his ...
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EasyEquities Named Best Broker for the Young Saver!

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GT247.com which powers EasyEquities has climbed up the rankings this year to share third place with FNB Securities and PSG Wealth, showing ...
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