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What happens to your money if InvestNow or Sharesies go bust?

When thinking about investing your hard earned money, it is understandable (and a good thing!) to question whether the investment ...
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What taxes do you need to pay on your investments in New Zealand?

Tax might be the biggest expense you'll pay over your lifetime. And you wouldn't be alone if you said that ...
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How to buy Bitcoin in New Zealand

It can be a challenge to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in New Zealand. Almost all major services for buying ...
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What I’ve been investing in – February 2020

What I've been investing in is a monthly series covering what investments I've made during the month, and any investing related news that I've found interesting. In February 2020, global ...
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Rights issues, share buybacks, and acquisitions – 5 things to know about Corporate Actions

Do you own shares in individual companies? Sometimes events called Corporate Actions pop up that affect your shareholding. These events could be as simple as a payment of a dividend, ...
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Property vs Shares – The pros and cons of buying residential property

Investing in residential property is a Kiwi favourite - climb the property ladder and own bigger, better, and more properties. Laugh yourself to sleep every night, as your properties go ...
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Due diligence on shares – How I evaluate companies before investing

When looking at buying a house or car, we conduct due diligence. For a house this might involve researching the local schools, and obtaining a builder's report. And for a ...
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How to invest in Australian shares from New Zealand

As a New Zealander, there's many reasons why you might want to invest in Australian companies. Firstly, a number of NZ companies like Xero list on the Australian sharemarket (the ...
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What I’ve been investing in – January 2020

What I've been investing in is a monthly series covering what investments I've made during the month, and any investing related news that I've found interesting. Hopefully you've been able ...
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More funds = less diversification? Are you investing in too many funds?

Are you a fund shopaholic? Thanks to services like InvestNow and Sharesies, it's super easy and affordable for investors to invest in lots and lots of funds. And like with ...
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Beyond the top 10 – How to see everything your fund is invested in

A common challenge for investors in both KiwiSaver and non-KiwiSaver funds is being able to find information on a fund's full holdings. People want to see an entire list of ...
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2020 Recession? How to prepare your investment portfolio

Most people living in New Zealand are familiar with the risk of natural disasters, like a major earthquake. We prepare for this risk by making plans with family, stocking up ...
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Funds 101 – What’s the difference between an Index Fund, ETF, and more?

Happy 2020! Some of you may have New Year's Resolutions to be better with money, along with goals to invest your money to let it work for you and grow ...
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What I’ve been investing in – December 2019

What I've been investing in is a monthly series covering what investments I've made during the month, and any investing related news that I've found interesting. As we countdown to ...
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Digital Gold? 5 things to know about Bitcoin

Let me take you back to 2017, when Bitcoin was the hot investment of the year. Everyone wanted a piece of it, as its price went from $1,000 USD to ...
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