What is a SPAC?!

A Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) is a company set up by investors (SPAC sponsors) with the sole purpose of raising money through an initial public offering (IPO) to acquire another company. In short, a SPAC has the “special purpose” of solely raising money to “acquire” another company, but does not make any products or […]

An Introduction to Investing Terminology

Wizest was built to empower anyone to invest like a financial expert–through financial experts! Nevertheless, many of our users want to learn about the world of finance for themselves. Therefore, we’ve compiled this cheat sheet of finance and investing terminology. You may see them appear in the posts and bios of our Wizest experts. (When […]

Our Favorite Podcasts for Learning Finance​

Swamped by the ever-growing list of new podcasts? How do you know what you’ll get searching “money,” “finance,” or, “investing,” on Spotify? Wizest has surveyed the landscape on your behalf, choosing our six favorite podcasts, each with a particular goal that our investors tend to have in mind.  Best for Daily News: Wall Street Journal’s What’s […]

A List of Great Investing Books, Organized by Skill Level (Part 1–Learn)​

 Never liked the look of finance textbooks or the business section at Barnes and Noble? Picking the right reads for your investing journey can be intimidating just like picking stocks and bonds. Here Wizest has compiled a list of all-time favorites among investing professionals, organized by skill level. (If podcasts are more your thing, no […]

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