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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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Smartshares vs Vanguard vs AMP – International Share Index Fund shootout

Index funds that invest in international shares are a fantastic way to diversify your investment portfolio overseas, particularly as our home NZ market makes up less than 0.5% of the ...
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Clean and Green? 5 things to know about Ethical investing

Cluster bombs, land mines, and controversial weapons. Having your hard earned KiwiSaver money being invested in these industries is probably the last thing you want. This is where ethical investing ...
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What I learnt – Puro (Medical Cannabis) Investor Roadshow

There is always some hot trend going on in the investing world, and medical cannabis is one of them right now. In recent years, we've seen medical cannabis firm Cannasouth ...
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What I’ve been investing in – November 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. Things are quietening down ...
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What’s inside your property fund? 5 things to know about REITs

Property is a Kiwi obsession. Yet it is unaffordable for so many of us. Therefore it's not uncommon for us to look at adding Property funds and REITs (Real Estate ...
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Peer to Peer Lending review – Squirrel

Squirrel (also known as Squirrel Money) is an Auckland based Peer to Peer (P2P) Lending platform which launched in late 2016. Squirrel was the second P2P Lending platform I joined ...
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What I learnt – ‘Investing for Contractors’ Panel with Darcy Ungaro

I've recently begun listening to investing and finance related podcasts, one of them being NZ Everyday Investor, hosted by Darcy Ungaro. Last week Darcy facilitated a panel event in Wellington ...
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