40 Stock Market Terms for Beginners

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Are you getting started on your own investment journey and are intimidated by the lingo in the investing world? Fear not, because the folks ...
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Millennial - Future Investing Habits explored

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Visual Capitalist recently did this awesome infographic to show what the investment habits of tomorrow's leaders would be, and currently ...
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Dividends and Compound interest

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My own TFSA portfolio consists of a rather large allocation to dividend Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The reason for this? Simple, I want ...
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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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How to use EasyAcademy

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Make sure you’ve got all the knowledge you need to keep upping the ante on your investment smarts by using EasyAcademy – our online ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is an ETF and why should I invest in one?

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Investing in ETFs ETF – it's an acronym that's bandied about often, but what does it actually mean? Well, for starters, ETF stands ...
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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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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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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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