I started investing because I want financial freedom

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If you keep doing what you're doing, you’ll keep getting what you’re getting. That’s what got Marketing trainee Nomsa Ntentesa’s inner ...
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Meet Michelle: Capitec customer turned shareholder

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Michelle Ross has always understood the value of investing in her future as soon as possible. The 24-year-old industrial designer from Cape ...
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FinMeUp Baskets now available on our platform.

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We are excited to announce that our FinMeUp friends have launched their Baskets on our platform!
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Ubuntu on EasyEquities

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Every few weeks, EasyEquities gives the investors on our platform the opportunity to donate to an established charity. As of publishing, ...
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A festival at your fingertips: Jozi Film Fest 2020

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The annual Jozi Film Fest kicked off on 17 September, wrapping up on a sunny Sunday afternoon three days later on 21 September. While most ...
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EasyEquities for Epilepsy SA

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From 14 September until 4 October we’re turning our Donate for Good attention to support a cause which “promotes human rights and an ...
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Invasion of Jozi Film Fest 2020

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

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Kogan.com is a company listed on the ASX exchange (Australia). The company comprises of retail and business services such as Kogan Retail, ...
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Saying YES to Donate For Good

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Join the Easy Community and with a massive YES to building the economy through employment opportunities for youth in South Africa!
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Seeing the world differently to find opportunity

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Skateboarding taught me some valuable life lessons. In which I apply to many aspects in my life, especially investing.
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Afterpay: buy now (online), pay later

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

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The legendary left-handed batsman, Brian Charles Lara, is the first and only player to have registered 400 runs in a Test innings, he also ...
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Donate to Saint's Thandulwazi Trust

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

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NEXTDC is a technology company enabling business transformation through innovative data centre outsourcing solutions, connectivity services ...
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FinMeUp on Xero

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Accounting software made for small businesses: Xero’s online accounting software lives in the cloud, which allows small business to ...
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Got (a2) Milk? An analysis on ASX-listed a2 Milk Co.

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a2 Milk Company is a consumer staples company with their main products being Infant milk formula, liquid milk and other nutritional ...
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The Purple MAP Turns One

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For the next two weeks you will be able to donate to a cause very close to our hearts, not only at EasyEquities but through the Purple ...
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Predictions from the FinMeUp gang

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The best performing investors are the investors that can 'predict' the future the best.
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Self-taught skater turned self-taught investor

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

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At the start of the month, we gave our EasyEquities community the chance to donate to a cause that’s close to our hearts. A bunch of you ...
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Taking Up Space as Young Shareholders

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Two years ago I went to my first Annual Grand Meeting and wrote about my experience, you can read about it here. While it was cool to check ...
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Heart of a lion - a Q&A with Brandon Valjalo

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Brandon Valjalo - national skating champion and one of the coolest EasyEquities partners we’ve had – will take the world by storm. There, I ...
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An #EasyRun for charity

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Team Easy never backs down from a challenge, so when our friends at the Born2Run Athletics Club hit us up for a charity run, we couldn't ...
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Graeme Corrington visits EasyEquities (virtually)!

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

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Our national lockdown and the world-wide COVID19 crisis is testing all of us – individuals, companies and society at large.
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EasyEquities looks at the global crisis with equanimity

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The current global outbreak has had an adverse effect on many people and businesses, changing the way businesses operate and interact with ...
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Risk and reward in the skater's world

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EasyEquities has teamed up with skateboarding wonder-kid and 2020 Olympic hopeful Brandon Valjalo. I had the opportunity to chat with ...
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We're hiring: Brand Rockstar

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

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We’re celebrating all things South Africa, by appreciating the spirit of Mzansi and all of her distinctive characteristics. As part of our ...
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One flag, a couple bruises, all reward!

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

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Be like Xavier. Inspirational “kid” investor makes my day.
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What is Giant Flag?

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The Americans planted their flag on the moon a few decades ago, of which I'm still not sure whether that means that they own it now. Well ...
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Women at JSE She Invests lead the way

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The Johannesburg Stock Exchange hosted the finance event of the year in partnership with EasyEquities. On 10 August, hundreds of hopeful ...
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July Savings Month wrap-up

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

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A final year student at Wits University recently enlisted my help as an EasyEquities brand ambassador to help him along his mission of ...
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Dividends are the best part about investing

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Corporate actions (such as dividends) are often viewed as the most boring part of investing. I had a chat with accountant (by day, and ...
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How to invest R100

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At the start of your investment journey, you may find yourself overthinking about getting started. A lot of people believe that it takes a ...
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TF2 and investing: building a strong team

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We saw two very different strategies in building a team when The Fighter 2 kicked off in May. Brandan Lesar, the undertested underdog in ...
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A RACE from the New York Stock Exchange to Zwartkops

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EasyEquities is giving away a fast experience! Typically the opposite is expected of investments, which require a full tank of patience and ...
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Reasons To Watch Episode 5 of The Fighter

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EasyEquities is set to appear on the next episode of The Fighter 2 (Episode 5). In this episode of the MMA sport reality series which ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run at the Two Oceans Marathon 2019

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On Saturday, 20th April 2019 the 50th edition of the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon and 20th with its sponsor Old Mutual took place. The race is ...
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#EasyEFC Spotlight: Dr. Danella Eliasov

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We're doubling up on medical professionals in MMA with a feature on another doctor that has competed in the Extreme Fighting Championship ...
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Patrick Davids - Trip to the home of Ferrari in Maranello, Italy with Pablo Clark

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Our winners (Patrick Davids and Jandre Marais) of the all expenses paid trip to Maranello, Italy the home of Ferrari with Pablo Clark ...
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#EasyEFC Spotlight: Dr. "Bunmi" Ojewole

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

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Digital is the future! This is not only true for those of us in the FinTech space, but for the news and publication industry as well. As ...
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Pablo Clark Maranello Competition Blog 2

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

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In the run up to EFC 77, we've been in touch with EFC legend, and Parktown Old Boy, Andrew van Zyl. The teacher and recently retired Mixed ...
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Pablo Clark Maranello Competition

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Our competition whereby you could have won a trip to Maranello, Italy the home of Ferrari with Pablo Clark Racing concluded on the 14th Feb ...
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Howard Nkuna: our #INVEST Challenge winner

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We have recently concluded the #INVEST challenge with CliffCentral's Anthea Gardener, whose Cartesian Capital managed portfolios (aka ...
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0111 CTO Conference 2019 in South Africa

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

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So you might have heard about Maranello, but aren’t quite sure what it is all about? Check the below blog by Rob Christian, one of our ...
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EasyEquities Born2Run charity Christmas run

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

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

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Aimee Robson and Julie-Ann Kreush are two of the ladies among the 20 winners of the #GuesstheShare competition we had with the folks at ...
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EasyEquities pitches at Singapore Fintech Fest

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On Saturday 10 November, TeamEasy will be jet setting off to the largest Fintech Hub in South East Asia to give the rest of the world a ...
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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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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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#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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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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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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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 will ...
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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 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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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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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 Kabelo, future finance guru

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I have had the honour to interact with some of the most socially invested investors during our #EasyApp testing campaign. It has been ...
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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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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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Tarique: the #EasyApp Champ

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After much demand and numerous requests to get started on an app, we finally got underway with developing and testing a mobile app. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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