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On the Orca app, you’ll find more than 300 investment assets: stocks, ETFs, indices. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just like being picky, Orca offers you essential information on each asset, so you can learn its particular quirks and help you make wise investment choices. What’s more, Orca provides you with straightforward educational materials, so you can quickly learn how to invest, even with just a little money. And since many investors – especially beginners…

Orca continues to share the stories of our frugal-minded investors. Frugality is not a set of rules or sacrifices. Each investor can find their own unique way to make it work and to stick to it effectively. Orca hopes you’ll find these stories helpful for building your own definition of financial minimalism. Investing well can be key to your ability to live comfortably for a long time to come. The next hero of this thrifty…

The whole pandemic situation has certainly changed the way we live. Perhaps no where is that more true than in finance. Many of us had to learn how to operate on a budget the hard way. But as they say, there’s always a silver lining. In this case that happened to be the very valuable knowledge of how to be smart with your money. In these hard times, people rethought their financial habits and modified…

Thrifty, spartan, and prudent – these are the suggested synonyms for ‘frugal’. While this word normally describes positively simplistic life habits, it also has a direct correlation to wealth-building. If you look after the pennies, the pounds will look after themselves according to the old saying. In more modern terms, frugality is what the analysts call ‘effective private wealth management’. New habits – new opportunities You wouldn’t expect the virus to push you towards better…

Do you want to invest? Of course, you do; otherwise, why would you be reading this? Are you afraid to invest? Possibly, yes; otherwise, why would you be reading this? Alright, we’re not offering a psychotherapy service to ease your fears, but we are offering the next best thing: free shares. This guide is about how you get them. Open the Orca app, and type in your password, then go to your profile (the little…

This guide explains how to use Orca’s Collections. “But what,” we hear you ask, “are Orca’s Collections?” Good question. Let’s fill you in. Everything for your comfort Collections help you choose stocks and understand what you want to invest in. Maybe, you have very specific investment plans and came to Orca to buy this, this, and the other, and that’s it. Or maybe you just know that you want to start investing, but don’t really…

Why you need it Now that you’ve got your head around Trailing Stop (haven’t you?), it’s time to learn how to use a Postponed Order. If you were a full-time investor, knew the LSE’s timetable, and could do all your investing during its business hours, you’d have no need for these. But you’re a busy person, with other fish to fry,  and you want to be able to invest when the time suits you, right?…

First and foremost, let’s make sure you know what a trailing stop is. In fact, even before that, let’s make sure you’ll actually use a trailing stop. Just tell yourself: “I will use trailing stop”. It’s that easy. But, all joking aside, trailing stop is a very important investment tool. Take it from us – you need it, and it’s there for your benefit. The mechanism What is a trailing stop? Let’s look at an…

This guide explains how to invest and choose stocks for investment. It doesn’t explain how to think, though. There is some minimal decision-making you’ll have to do for yourself (a finger to click “Buy” won’t move by itself, you know). So, here’s a step-by-step guide on where to find things, what to pay attention to, and how to use the information you see, to best serve your investment objectives. Let’s get going. Discovery Open trading…

Have you seen the movie “No Country For Old Men”? Pretty good one. The main character thinks any task requires just a well-chosen instrument to complete it. Do you agree with that? Well, to be honest, whether you agree or not, there is only one such instrument for investing – the Orca App for the UK. Unlike the movie’s character, we will explain why – right below. Destination: investing made easy A TV ad would…