Are you a mindless sheep or a flawed consumer?

Are You A Mindless Sheep?

Most of you have probably heard of the Follower, Leader and Loner analogy about personality types. According to the analogy, most people in the world can either be defined as a follower, a leader or a loner.   If you’re a follower, you tend to prefer to be led by others and just go about […]

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Beware! The Lifestyle Creep May Be Stalking You

Are you earning more income, but not saving any more of it? Have possessions, foods and entertainment that were once luxuries become necessities? Beware!… The Lifestyle Creep may be stalking you.   Lifestyle Creep is defined by Investopedia as “a situation where people’s lifestyle or standard of living improves as their discretionary income rises either […]

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Acorns AU: Investing made easy (Part 2)

Editor’s note: Acorns AU is now known as Raiz. Any references to Acorns AU throughout this article refer to Raiz.   In my first post about Acorns AU, I outlined how easy it is to start investing with just $5. Additionally, I touched on Acorns AU portfolio options and its round-ups feature.   Today, I’m […]

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Acorns AU investing made easy

Acorns AU: Investing made easy (Part 1)

Editor’s note: Acorns AU is now known as Raiz. Any references to Acorns AU throughout this article refer to Raiz.   Ever thought about investing but haven’t had the know how or spare cash lying around? Looked into the stock market only to find that you need $500-$1000 to open an account? Well, look no further, […]

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