Here’s a Spaceship Voyager Promo Code

spaceship voyager promoUpdate – We’ve updated the spaceship promo code for January

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 $5 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.

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Is eToro Legit?

Is eToro LegitI’ve been using eToro since 2012.  Recently I’ve been investing in US shares (like Apple and Tesla) through eToro.  So if you’ve been wondering if eToro is legit, I’ve put together this post with some details about who’s behind the company and what you need to watch out for.

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The Cheapest ways to buy Shares in Australia

cheapest way to buy sharesBuying shares in Australia is still pretty expensive compared to similar platforms in the US.  For example, those in the US can trade using Robinhood (a popular platform) and pay zero commissions!

Thankfully we’re starting to see some more competition in Australia.  As a result, the price of buying and selling shares is starting to come down.

Here are the cheapest share trading platforms in Australia:

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The Best Investing Apps for Beginners

The Best Investing Apps for BeginnersAre you looking to start investing?    Here are the best investing apps for beginners that are available in Australia.

All of these apps let you start investing with a small amount of capital.  And many of them have automated portfolios, so you don’t need to be a stock expert (or have any financial expertise) to get started.

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5 Ways to Invest with Just $100

Buy Shares with $100Do you want to start investing but don’t have a huge amount of money?  The good news is you don’t need to be rich to start investing.  In fact you can even start investing with as little as $5.

So why invest? When you invest, you’re putting your money into vehicles that have a potential to generate returns and grow your wealth.

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My 2020 eToro Performance Results

eToro performanceWhile 2020 is not quite over, I thought I would share an update on how my eToro performance has been going.  2020 has been a crazy year.  We had a massive market crash earlier on this year due to Coronavirus.  We’ve also had more volatility with Brexit and the US election.    Luckily my eToro portfolio has so far managed a really good return and it’s been my best year yet…

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How to invest in US Shares from Australia

How to invest in US SharesEvery day I use products from Apple, Google, Netflix etc.  So it would make sense that I’d want to invest in them.  Many of these shares are listed on US exchanges.

Until recently, investing in US shares was expensive with most brokers charging more than $20 per trade in commissions.  But thankfully there are some new brokers available to Australians which don’t charge any commissions at all!

Here are the best ways to invest in US shares from Australia:

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