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Resources to start investing in 2023

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Curious to know more about investing but not sure where to start? Check out these resources to help kickstart your investing journey in the new year.

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From online tools to podcasts and videos, we’ve pulled together a list of money and investing resources to explore in 2023—whether you’re only just starting to invest, or you’re a seasoned investor looking to level up your knowledge.

Tools ⚒️

MoneySmart offers tools, tips, and calculators to help you take control of your money. Check out the investor toolkit for investing essentials, and info on how to develop an investment plan

To get your head around compound versus simple returns, have a tinker with their interactive compound interest calculator

You can also get an idea of how much you have to invest with a budget planner

Videos 📺

Explore how to invest when the share market dips, including dollar-cost averaging, diversifying your portfolio, and considering your investment horizon. 

Investing 101 dives into some key investing concepts, including what investing is, why people might consider investing, and how to choose what to invest in.

A panel of experts (including BetaShares and Perpetual) chat about what ethical investing is, why you might invest ethically, and more. 


The Sum Of It

In The Sum of It, Brendan Doggett (Sharesies’ AU Country Manager) hosts a panel of financial guests (including Scott Phillips from The Motley Fool Australia) to answer the questions we all encounter on our investing journeys.

Equity Mates Investing Podcast

Twice a week, Equity Mates hosts Bryce and Ren (otherwise known as Alec) chat with financial guests and CEOs of companies—covering topics from industry deep dives to investing tips and tricks.

She’s on the Money

She’s on the Money is hosted by Victoria Devine, whose goal is to take the fear out of finance. Episodes include money diaries from listeners, financial self-care, and breaking bad money habits.

My Millenial Money

My Millennial Money hosts Glen and John chat with guests about practical money tips, including budgeting hacks, buying a first home, and the psychology of investing. 


The Sharesies Guide to Investing—Sonya Williams, Brooke Roberts & Leighton Roberts

In their new book, our co-CEOs Brooke, Leighton, and Sonya share their founders’ story and teach you how to invest—while staying true to your values.

Investing with She's on the Money—Victoria Devine

Investing with She's on the Money teaches you how to take action on your investing journey—from understanding your money mindset and risk profile, to creating your own investment strategy.

The Barefoot Investor—Scott Pape

The Barefoot Investor is full of stories from everyday Aussies. It covers how to create a financial plan and future-proof yourself against financial hardship. 

The Psychology of Money—Morgan Housel

In The Psychology of Money, Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories about how people think about money, and the impact this can have on your money behaviour.

Get Started Investing—Alec Reneham & Bryce Leske (Equity Mates)

Get Started Investing features advice from financial experts, stories from everyday investors, and the jargon-free info that beginners need to start investing.

Wrap up

We hope that no matter where you are on your investing journey, this list can help kickstart your financial goals for the year. To learn more, check out our Learn articles and blogs, including our ‘Investing basics’ category. 

And if you’re keen to start investing? Sign up to the Sharesies platform. 

Happy investing!

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Investing involves risk. You aren’t guaranteed to make money, and you might lose the money you start with. We don’t provide personalised advice or recommendations. Any information we provide is general only and current at the time written. You should consider seeking independent legal, financial, taxation or other advice when considering whether an investment is appropriate for your objectives, financial situation or needs.

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