Posts by Standwa Nongauza

An easy countdown to EFC 76

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EasyEquities is set to appear on your TV screen, better yet, inside the Extreme Fighting Championship hexagon cage! You can catch us on ...
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The January Effect

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December is at your doorstep, meaning the new year is practically around the corner. As an investor, this could mean that you're probably ...
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Generational wealth and what it takes

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

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January is known in some circles (mine, in particular) as Januworry, due to the fact that savings reserves are typically low from all the ...
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Consistency, a Finance Secret They Don't Tell You About

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As a young person working in the investment space, and investing via EasyEquities, I have learned quite a bit in such a short space of ...
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Hidden Platform Gems - Recurring Investments

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Where can you find Pikachu, and why is there only one of those in the Pokemon universe? What about a nerd with a hot bod, the modern knight ...
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EasyEquities x EFC 75

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Just when you thought our knockout on prices and brokerage fees on Thrive were the biggest K.O you would see this year, EFC 75 in Cape Town ...
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Fighting the Tape: Five Unorthodox Combinations

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We're partnering up with Extreme Fighting Championship this November (and December) to bring you EFC 75 and EFC 76. While we have flirted ...
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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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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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It's not about surviving, it's about #Thriving

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Thrive's alive! 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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