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Stephen Upton

Has it been a wild ride?

Kernel is based on the idea that good financial habits and long-term thinking is the most effective way to build wealth. We are also firm

4 min read
Dean Anderson

The future of investing is sustainable

You’ve probably heard of “voting with your dollar,” where you spend your money at businesses whose products and services align with your values. But choosing

3 min read
Christine Jensen

Investor Stories: Jervis Koo

Auckland-based Jervis is a digital marketing wizard by day and investing nerd by night. Young, debt free and with a high appetite for risk, Jervis’ investment portfolio is made up of Kernel funds, private equity, crypto and more. But

5 min read
Dean Anderson

The problem with exchange traded funds (ETFs)

It’s likely you know what exchange traded funds (ETFs) are and how they can fit into your investment portfolio (hello diversification). But you might be surprised to learn that they may not

9 min read
Stephen Upton

What is a company’s value?

When investing in the share market, how do you know what a company’s value is? Since March 2020 we have seen the value of almost

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Stephen Upton

A beginners guide to tax and investing

Tax is a topic that can get complex and overwhelming quickly, especially when understanding how it can impact your investing. It’s important to understand the basics to make sure you’re on track with payments or refunds owed

4 min read
Christine Jensen

Investor Stories: Nathalie & Ross Ong

With ambitious goals and a growing family, Nathalie and Ross are always looking at how they can diversify their portfolio while taking a lower risk,

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Christine Jensen

Loss aversion: Why we see losses before gains

Understanding how we operate as people and as investors is one of the key starting points to building great investing habits. We all have different appetites for risk, abilities to regulate our emotions

3 min read
Dean Anderson

With markets falling, should I sell?

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Capitulation Monday, 23rd March 2020 when the government announced New Zealand would enter a level 4 lockdown resulting

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