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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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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You can't buy a sweet with 67 cents: Eric Moyo

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Michele Sparkes takes the drivers seat on investing

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Six months ago, mom, TV producer, adventurer and bridge playing queen Michele Sparkes received her divorce settlement and faced an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cloudy with a chance of social sentiment?

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What’s the first thing you do when you are looking to buy something specific? I know what I do. I hop online and have a look at what people ...
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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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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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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 14 ...
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I get investing, but what shares to invest in?

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  EasyEquities has changed the way people invest in the stock market and every day we see brand new, first time investors engaging with the ...
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The Great TFSA Race!

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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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