New platforms have made investment accessible for young people

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 7:51AM
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(Photo / Getty)

New platforms have made investment accessible for young people

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 7:51AM

There is a presumption that young people are bad with money,

But, given bank accounts earn no interest; more and more of them are getting on to taking their finances into their own hands and investing in shares.

Head of Finance at Sharesies, Erin Moriarty, told Tim Dower platforms like theirs have made investing easy and accessible.

“Platforms like Sharesies offer investing from as little as one cent, whereas previously you might need to have a few thousand dollars available to make an investment.”

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