Want Early Retirement? Here’s What You Need To Know (Part 2)

Paridhi Jain Investing Money, Managing Money 0 Comments

If you’re a little bit nerdy about personal finance, you’ll likely have come across the FIRE movement (“financially independent, retire early”). This is a rapidly growing global community of people who are actively working towards early retirement (whatever age that means to them, depending on their goals).  I already wrote a post on how early retirement works, the basic concepts …

Popular* Investing Apps & Robo-Advisers in Australia

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So you want to invest, but have no idea where to start? You and millions of other people! Thanks to modern technology though, there are now some pretty simple ways you can get started with investing. Today, we’re going to look at some of the popular ‘robo-advisers’ and investing apps in the market. Robo-Advisers? Say, what?! Traditionally, if you wanted …

The Reason You’re Scared of Shares: Trading vs Investing

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My family isn’t really into shares. When it comes to shares, their automatic response is: “Investing in shares is like gambling. Don’t do it. It’s a waste of time.” They’ve been burned before, so I can understand why they might be scared. When I ventured outside the family for perspective, I quickly discovered: it wasn’t just my family. A lot …