Losing Money on Raiz? Here is what todo

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.

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Raiz launches a messenger chatbot

My favourite investing app, Raiz, has launched a Facebook messenger chatbot.

You can use the bot for things like:

  • Ask what your Raiz balance is
  • Ask how much you spent on shopping last week
  • Ask the total of your roundups for the week
  • Ask if you can afford to go out tonight

This is a really nifty idea.  When I first heard about the chatbot, I didn’t think anyone would need it, but looking into how much it can actually do, it really does seem useful.  As well as questions about your account, you can also ask support questions on how to use Raiz and even general finance questions like “what is a stock”.

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Get $20 free to start investing on Spaceship Voyager

Update: Check out this post for the latest promo code

Spaceship Voyager is a great little app that lets you invest small amounts in “futuristic” companies.  Why invest where the world has been when you can invest in where the world is going?!

Read on to find out how you can get $20 to start investing on Spaceship Voyager.

How to Get $20 Free on SpaceshipVoyager

Here is how to get a $20 bonus on SpaceshipVoyager:

  1. Sign up through this link
  2. Link your bank account and transfer $5
  3. $20 will automatically be added to your account

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The Easiest Ways to Start Investing

How do you get started investing?  Most people believe that investing is out of reach. But you can actually get started with as little as $5.  And the sooner you start, the easier it will be later on in life.  So i’ve put together a number of different options on how you can get started investing in Australia.

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How to have success with Raiz

Raiz is a micro-investing platform that invests your spare change in a diversified portfolio.  It’s one of a growing number of investing apps targeted towards millennials.  I’ve had great success with Raiz over the past couple of years.    In this post I’m going to share some tips on how you can get the most out of investment with Raiz.

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Does Raiz Work?

Raiz is an Australian micro-investing app that invests your spare change in a diversified portfolio.  I’ve been using Raiz (previously known as Acorns) for the past year and I’m going to share my results so you can get a clearer idea of what it does and whether its a good tool for you.

If you’ve been using Raiz, let me know in the comments if you’ve been having success.

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Should you invest in Bitcoin?

There is so much hype around Bitcoin – and maybe for good reason.  It’s an exciting new technology that could have a huge impact on the world.  But should you be investing in Bitcoin?  In this post I’m going to break down some of the reasons why it’s good and bad and why you should be investing in it.

Let me know in the comments if you’ve invested in Bitcoin and what you’re experience has been.

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