Give up on active investing
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5 reasons to give up on active investing

- January 21, 2022 4 MIN READ

Active investing means aiming to get a higher return than the market index, and here’s why Dave Rae isn’t a fan. We all want to be better than average, it makes us feel smarter. Who hasn’t been enticed by a big glossy ad from a fund manager showing their amazing outperformance over the previous one… Read more »

Does it feel like your money is going backwards
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Is your money going backwards?

- January 13, 2022 3 MIN READ

If you’re working hard to save, but it still feels like your money is going backwards, this one is for you. By Alex Brophy Your savings are in a super tough spot right now, with low mean interest rates and stubborn inflation conspiring to eat away at the value of your cash. You see, consumer prices increased… Read more »

Investing myths busted
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3 investing myths to stop telling yourself right now

- December 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Stop believing these investing myths (they’ve all been well and truly busted!) and just get started already. It’s not the right time, I’m too poor, it’s too risky. We’ve heard it all before and it’s all not true! We want to bust these three investing myths that continually stop people from getting started investing. It’s… Read more »

Does the 4 per cent rule still work
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Does the 4 per cent rule still work?

- November 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

What is the 4 per cent rule, how does it work and is it reliable? The 4 per cent rule is a rule of thumb that helps investors easily calculate how much they need to save in order to ‘live off the earnings for the rest of their life’. Without this guideline, it would be… Read more »

FAANG stocks - are they still worth the hype
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What is going on with FAANG stocks?

- November 5, 2021 3 MIN READ

Are FAANG stocks still worth the hype? Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) are not only five of the most prominent tech companies in the world, but they also dominate as the largest tech stocks in the US market. Referred to collectively by their acronym… Read more »

Patience and money go hand in hand
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All we need is just a little patience 🎵

- November 5, 2021 5 MIN READ

The Gunners were right! Once you’ve got the money basics sorted, patience is really all you need. It turns out that one of the key methods to grow your wealth requires you to do nothing much at all. At least, nothing much after you’ve set a few important plans in motion. Once you’ve set your… Read more »