Know the key basics, and looking to improve your investing knowledge? I’ve put together some of my favourite Money King NZ articles below, in which I’m sure you’ll learn something new. Enjoy!
Funds are one of the easiest ways to invest, but there is often more to them than meets the eye.
- More funds = less diversification? Are you investing in too many funds?
- What happens to your money if InvestNow or Sharesies go bust?
- Smartshares US 500 (USF) vs Vanguard S&P 500 (VOO) – Which ETF is better?
- Smartshares & Kernel – Thematic Index Fund shootout
Investing tip – It’s unnecessary to invest in a lot of funds to build a diversified portfolio. Selecting a few good funds is enough.
There’s a couple of things you need to be aware of when investing in shares – dividends and corporate actions.
- Dealing with Dividends – 5 things to know about them
- Rights issues, share buybacks, and acquisitions – 5 things to know about Corporate Actions
Investing tip – Quality beats quantity when it comes to selecting companies to invest in.
3. Alternative Investments
There’s a number of alternative asset classes you can invest in like cryptocurrency, and crowdfunding. Are they worth it compared to traditional shares and funds?
- Digital Gold? 5 things to know about Bitcoin
- What’s the difference between Easy Crypto, Binance, Exodus, and more?
- 4 things to know about investing in Equity Crowdfunding
- What happened to Property Crowdfunding in New Zealand?
Investing tip – Alternative investments can be fund and rewarding, but are usually higher risk. Consider using them to supplement your investment portfolio, rather than a core part of it.
4. Other Investing Articles
There are plenty of other aspects to consider when investing!
- How to invest for kids in New Zealand
- The 5 biggest investing mistakes I’ve made
- Clean and Green? 5 things to know about Ethical investing
- Build your own KiwiSaver – InvestNow vs SuperLife vs Craigs
Investing tip – You will make mistakes while investing. Learn from them and adjust your investment portfolio or strategy if necessary.