It’s tax time! Thankfully these days submitting a tax return is super easy for most people. And a lot of you will be getting a nice little tax refund. So what are some smart things you can do with your return? I’ve put together 5 of my ideas, let me know in the comments if you have any ideas of your own.
Bitcoin has been rapidly gaining value over the past few months. While I don’t believe you should go all in and invest your life savings in Bitcoin, I do think it’s worthwhile to hold a small position. I (like everyone else) has no idea what the price of Bitcoin is going to do. It could go to $100k or back to $1k. So remember to only invest what you can afford to lose.
If you’re new to cryptocurrency, the good news is that you can start investing with as little as $10 and build your portfolio over time.
Buying Bitcoin is pretty easy in Australia. Here are my top options for investing:
Looking to get save some money on your online shopping purchases? Well with the new Swagbutton from rewards company: Swagbucks you will automatically get cashback on online shopping purchases just by installing a chrome extension.
Update: Spaceship Invest is no longer offering this bonus. We’ll update the post if they ever bring it back. We still think it’s a great place to invest!
I’ve been using the Spaceship Voyager app for the past few months. It’s one of my favourite investment products. They are currently running a promo where you get $20 free when you sign up to use the app. It’s a great way to start your saving and investing journey. Read on to find out how to get the bonus:
What is Spaceship Voyager
Spaceship Voyager is a new way to save and invest money. You can start investing with as little as $5 and then setup either scheduled investments of invest one off lump sums. Your money gets invested in a diverse portfolio of stocks. You can choose one of two portfolios – one is made up of the companies Spaceship thinks will be important in the future. Think Apple, Tesla, Netflix etc. The other is an index fund made up of the top 200 most popular companies.
Brickx is an Australian startup that lets you invest in property with as little as $75. On the surface that sounds like a great way for the non-baby boomer crowd to get access to the property market. But is it really a good investment? Find out if you should be investing in Brickx with our review.
What is Brickx
Brickx is a marketplace to buy “bricks” or shares in a property. It’s basically a fractional investment platform for property in Australia. You can browse through the properties listed and purchase a share based on the value of the property.
It’s amazing that in 2019 it’s possible to invest in a complex, diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds with just a couple of taps on your phone. In fact investing has never been easier. You don’t need lots of money to start investing anymore. In fact you can get started with as little as $5.
In this post I’m going to share with you my two favourite investing apps for 2019 and why you should be using them.
Good news for Commonwealth Bank customers, you can now use Apple pay with your debit mastercard or credit card. This means if you’ve got an Apple device such as an iPhone or Apple Watch you can use it to pay instead of your card.
Every day I use products from Apple, Google, Netflix etc. So it would make sense that I’d want to invest in them. I do like to try and invest in products that I believe in and use.
But investing in U.S stocks can be both difficult and expensive if you’re based in Australia. But thankfully there are now a number of options for investing in U.S stocks.
Have you started using Raiz but noticed that your account balance has gone down? In this post I’m going to explain what’s going on and what you should do.
What you’re investing in
When you invest using Raiz, your money is invested in a diverse portfolio of stocks and bonds. So it’s important to understand that the stock market does go up and down. So if you’ve invested right before the market has a downturn then your account balance on raiz will go down a little bit.
Christmas and the holidays can be an expensive time of year. There are gifts, parties, travel etc. So here are some tips on how you can save some extra money for the holidays. I’ve focused on finding extra revenue sources that you can use in your spare time.