At Raiz we know there can be a lot of complicated jargon and financial lingo thrown around the investing space, and we want to help you navigate through some terms that you might have heard in the media, around the water cooler, or perhaps just at the pub with your mates. Maybe you know all of them, maybe you know none, but hopefully this list can create a new level of understanding for you. We know there might be a lot to take in, so we are splitting this A-Z over three easy-to-read instalments.
Last week has seen further evidence of a trend already underway for some time in the financial markets — the rally in equities and the decline in the US dollar. November was one of the best months on record for equity markets and also one of the worst in recent times for the US dollar.
As the COVID situation in Australia sees overall stability, our social life is beginning to slowly come back – but with it comes extra spending. We want to make sure we are staying healthy and spending time on our mental health, whilst also saving money.
Hello December! ‘Tis the season for the best calendars on the planet: Advent Calendars!
Welcome to the Raiz Advent Calendar! Let’s see how many of these you can stick to. They may not be sweet like chocolate, but here are some small steps that should help improve your financial waistline this holiday season.
“Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure.” — Napoleon Hill
If there’s one thing we could all probably use a lot more of, it’s the ability to stay focused. Telling yourself to set goals is one thing, but staying focused and completing those tasks is the hard part.
This year Black Friday falls on the 27th of November but many brands are starting their sales early! You can browse a list of the deals that our Raiz Rewards partners are offering on our Raiz Rewards blog.
The news this week will be the fight between the US Federal Reserve and the US Treasury that came to light on Friday, with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin deciding to let several of the Fed’s emergency funding programs expire on December 31.
Raiz has always strived to help our customers focus not just on near-term financial goals, but on the long-term goals as well. On Thursday night we were excited that our superannuation offering, Raiz Invest Super, received the award for best FinTech Superannuation Service/Platform.