What is a share, and how do I make money by owning them?

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If you don’t like pizza we can’t be friends. And if you do, don’t expect me to share. Luckily for you, there are loads of people who are ...
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How much money do I need to start investing?

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Thanks to the disruption of low cost-investing, the answer to this question is really up to you. It is now possible to invest with as ...
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What are the fees I pay when I invest?

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Just like having a bank account, which requires you to pay certain fees, investing doesn’t come without certain costs. These differ ...
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How do I create a share portfolio?

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At school you would have learnt about collective nouns, and wondered: When am I ever going to need to use the term ‘A Gaggle of Geese’, ‘A ...
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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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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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The World's 100 Most Valuable Brands in 2018

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 According to Forbes, the world’s 100 most valuable brands are worth a mega $2.15 trillion. Invest in the ones you love, here are the most ...
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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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Structured Products on our website

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  When the the Investec Zebra wandered onto EasyEquities a few months ago with their Wealth Accelerator ESP, we helped you guys understand ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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