Page last updated: 29 August 2023


Investing or thinking about investing? We can help you on your investing journey.

In this section we provide useful information on the risk profile of different investment types and give you the fundamentals of managing your investments to meet your goals. 



How to be a smart investor

FMA article that explains what it takes to be a smart investor including basic investment principles, getting financial advice and creating a sound investment plan.

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Read our 7 top tips to keep in mind when you're starting out or looking into a new type of investment.

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Here's what you need to know about managing and maintaining your hard-earned investment.

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'Ethical investing', 'responsible investing', 'green finance', 'sustainable investing', 'social investing', 'ESG'. Whatever you call it, many of us are keen to align our investment choices to our values. But before you jump in because an investment claims to be 'ethical', take a deeper look at what you’re investing in and other factors you may need to consider.

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