Capital Gains Tax on Easy? Here's some help.

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We hate getting nasty surprises from the Taxman, especially when we have made a cool profit and now we have to give some if it to SARS. ...
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New Instruments on EasyEquities October 2020

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October has been a big month for recently added instruments on EasyEquities, partly due the launch of EasyEquities Australia, although many ...
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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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InvestSure follows investors to the USA!

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Great news for EasyEquities clients investing in the US stock market, you can now insure your US shares!
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Access your EasyEquities account on the new Capitec app

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After months of eager Tweets and supercharged excitement we’re dropping the mic:
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Did you know - how InvestSure works

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If a company you have invested in is accused of fraud (or most other illegal activities!) you can be paid a claim IMMEDIATELY after ...
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African Icons Invitational

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From October 5th we’re turning our Donate for Good attention in support of African Icons Invitational, a cause which “embraces the social ...
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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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New Instruments on EasyEquities September 2020

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We have added a big bunch of new instruments this September on EasyEquities ZAR, USD and even one on Aussie that you can invest in. One ...
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Snapshot live prices on EasyEquities

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You've probably read all about the EasyApp updates we've made to the platform, but there's even more to salivate over. Live price snapshots ...
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EasyEquities App Update: at an App Store or Play Store near you.

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As part of our ongoing commitment to provide the best investing experience, we are stoked to announce updates to our iPhone and Android ...
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Easy goes international (io)

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EasyEquities will be migrating its website domain to '.io' from its previous '.co.za' designation. The .io domain is assigned to the ...
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TaxTim + Easy = TaxTim(E)

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Tax Tim(e) is here, and we’re teaming up with an epic team of tax specialists to make the tax season Easy.
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Tax time - be prepared

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COVID-19 has presented our country with many challenges. SARS has responded to the pandemic and made some key changes to the tax filing ...
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InvestSure - in a nutshell

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When we think about InvestSure we think about a small passionate team, who are looking to protect investors from an unmanageable and ...
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New Thrive Instruments July 2020

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It's that time again when we update our Thrive instruments and this time we using our Emperor Asset Management team's Covid Bundles, which ...
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New Stocks Have Landed

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We have a bunch on new shares on offer on EasyEquities USD that you can invest in. One small step from your available funds, one giant leap ...
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How to Activate Your EasyEquities AUD account

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In the words of one of South Africa’s biggest exports, Trevor Noah,” That’s it! We’re going to Australia!”
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EasyEquities x Capitec: What's the Big Deal?

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Friday, 29 May, Capitec Bank announces at their AGM that they would be partnering up with EasyEquities as part of their mobile app ...
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A New Way to Thrive!

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Remember how we created a loyalty programme that allowed you to pay ZERO BROKERAGE on selected stocks if you accomplished certain goals? ...
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An EasyFX update!

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As you know EasyFX allows you to convert your rand-delas from your EasyEquities ZAR account, and buy some USD equities. We've got some ...
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You can now donate to Solidarity Fund on EasyEquities!

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EasyEquities and the EasyCommunity want to play their part in supporting South Africans affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. That's why we've ...
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How Coronavirus is Affecting Investments

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As a New York Times headline so succinctly put it: “A global disease outbreak isn’t the kind of risk that many investors were trained to ...
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12J - How a tax deduction is helping save SA's SME's

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Section 12J is a relatively new piece of legislation introduced in 2009 into the income tax act as a tax deduction offered to incentivise ...
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New year, new resolutions!

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At the start of each year many of us take the time out for the important task of goal setting for the year. A general tip is remembering ...
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SME's - the backbone of emerging markets

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All over the world there is a growing recognition that a market economy starts by establishing small and medium-sized enterprises, and then ...
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Section 12J - understanding Section 12J tax benefit

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Any investment made of up to R2.5 million per individual and R5 million for a company is fully deductible in the year in which the ...
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Section 12J - operating assets as an attractive investment

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An operating asset is something that is used by a business (small or medium) and plays an important role in their operations and in turn ...
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Section 12J - the basics

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Section 12J refers to a section in the South African Income Tax Act which provides a tax incentive for individuals, trusts and companies ...
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A million Rand in US dollars!

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My name is Jessica and my colleagues refer to me as "the FX Guru"! That’s because I love the way you can use rands to invest in dollars on ...
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Dr. Seuss and dividends, an InvestSure update

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“The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr. Seuss said that and our mates from InvestSure agree. So they sent some learnings ...
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What is automated investing and how does it work?

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It’s not entirely what it sounds like – a robot out of the Jetsons, hoverboarding around the stock exchange floor plugging in charts and ...
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Section 12J

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With your Sunstone Capital 12J investment well on its way hopefully you have submitted your tax certificate in with your IRP5 and claimed ...
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How to insure shares in your portfolio

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There is not an investment type in the world that doesn't come with risk. Risk refers to the potential for the value of an investment to ...
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US Stocks forex solution: How to use EasyFX

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To invest in US stocks like Apple, Tesla or Amazon you'll need to transfer your Rands to Dollars which can be done on EasyEquities using ...
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The Markets are a South African soapie, 2018 rounded-up

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Isidingo, Backstage, Scandal! These are not just local soapies that kept us enthralled through the Generations (wink!). Market watchers ...
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InvestSure protection in recent events

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Did you know that currently EasyEquities is the only place in the world where you can protect your shares against management fraud? While ...
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Transfer money between your EasyEquities Accounts in 3 #easy steps

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Because so many of you are growing in your investment journeys and exploring more than one account to invest in, we thought it was about ...
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Growing small and medium business while enjoying a massive TAX benefit - Section J12

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For many investors, the benefits of Tax-Free and Tax deductible investment options are very appealing. We have just launched our very first ...
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AnBro Capital - International Unicorn Portfolio ETN

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The AnBro Capital Investments International Unicorn portfolio ETN (Exchange Traded Note) just dropped in the EasyEquities landscape!
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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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Is your portfolio exposed to fraud?

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A recent market analysis tracked the results of the Top 20 best performing JSE listed companies between October 2012 and 2015, and compared ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Insure shares using InvestSure, a world-first

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EasyEquities has added an epic feature which allows you to insure your shares against management fraud, in partnership with InvestSure. 
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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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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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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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You gotsta habit

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How to invest when the markets are closed or exclude shares

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Like with most things, you’ve got to strike while the iron is hot or you risk losing out on an opportunity. The same can be said for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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