Episode 10 ⋅ 27th April 2021

Part 2: How Do I Start Investing in the Share Markets?

Starting to invest in the shares is exciting! It can also feel overwhelming at when you're new to the financial jargon and how the share markets actually work. You probably have questions about how to get started, and we're here to answer them. 


This episode is part two, of our investing 101 series. In part one, we covered what the share markets are, whether you should invest in shares or just property and the different types of investing available. If you haven't listened to that episode yet, STOP. Go back and listen to that one first, then circle back. What we're saying in this episode will then make A LOT more sense… 

Now, on to investing 101 part two!

So, what's in the episode?

In this episode, Cat and Christine continue the conversation around getting started with investing, including how they both got started and what they're investing in now.

Specifically, we cover:

  • How much money you need to get started investing in shares
  • How best to invest a lump sum
  • Whether you need to have an auto-investment plan
  • If paying yourself first is the key to financial success
  • How to assess the performance of your portfolio and benchmark your success
  • How Cat + Christine started investing and some of the mistakes they made along the way
…And there's lots more goodness in there, so get listening now. 

Great resources mentioned on the podcast are: 

  1. So we said something about Pay Yourself First right? Read more on how to do that!
  2. Looking for something to track your investment performance? Check out Sharesight
  3. How to invest a lump sum of money
  4. Why we as investors see the investment losses before the gains – understanding our brain + investing.

Featuring on today's podcast are your hosts, Cat and Christine.

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