How to Pick an ETF When There’s an ETF for Everything

    From small beginnings in the early 90s, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become the smartphones of the investing world. Investors across the globe have lapped up these simple-to-use creations, which are basically investment funds or baskets of securities listed on a stock exchange. Amazingly, the growth rate in ETFs has out-paced technology adoption growth

How to Pick an ETF When There’s an ETF for Everything2020-02-08T14:02:56+00:00

TD Ameritrade V Hatch Invest (and DriveWealth)

How does TD Ameritrade compare to Hatch? There are clear differences when it comes to investment choices, product features and costs.   The above is my opinion. It is not intended to act as personal financial advice. It does not take into you account your financial objectives, situation and needs. It is strongly recommended

TD Ameritrade V Hatch Invest (and DriveWealth)2020-02-09T21:34:46+00:00

Tips and Traps for Kiwis thinking about the Nebraskian Giant

  Interested in TD Ameritrade? Here are some pointers based on my own experience. These are my own views and isn’t personal financial advice. I have to make that point crystal clear.  You have to do your own homework. 1. Be smarter than the Waithenian investor There’s a  couple of ways I could have

Tips and Traps for Kiwis thinking about the Nebraskian Giant2020-02-08T13:47:44+00:00

Review Time! Hatch Invest

Hatch Invest (Hatch) is KiwiWealth’s digital investing platform, which allows you to invest in US shares. They've grown rapidly since their launch in late 2018, reflecting the demand for investing in big-name brands and how much they've simplified the sign-up process, which is no small feat. However, there are also problems. The thousand-pound gorilla in

Review Time! Hatch Invest2020-02-08T13:53:53+00:00

Review Time! Sharesies

  Sharesies is a game-changing provider that has democratised investing for young Kiwis. They’ve been amazingly successful. They’ve acquired a huge number of customers and have undoubtedly introduced many people to shares for the first time. At the risk of coming across as an old fart, there are few areas of improvement. The reporting,

Review Time! Sharesies2020-02-10T03:01:19+00:00

How I Got into Investing – A Confession From a Liberal Snowflake?

    I sometimes get asked, how did I invest and why do I enjoy it? My story, which involves my first job, is an unusual one, so I thought I’d give it a go. My first job as an aspiring (and renegade) Environmental Economist My story goes back to my first ever job as

How I Got into Investing – A Confession From a Liberal Snowflake?2020-02-08T13:50:01+00:00

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