There Are Only 3 Investments

Investing must be one of the most misunderstood concepts. And no wonder… People talk about investing in their education, investing time in their relationship and even investing in a new winter coat. The financial world only adds to the confusion; gold, art, stamps, classic cars and barrels of whisky are often seen as safe havens …

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Lump Sum Vs Drip Feeding Investing – Which Is Better?

Lump Sum vs Drip Feeding  So, you’ve found yourself with a wad of cash to invest in the stock market – you lucky so and so! And being a smart investor, you’re aware of the perils of trying to pick winning companies, and you’ve wisely decided to invest in index funds  But now you’re faced …

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Pension Or ISA For Early Retirement?

If you’re blazing along the path to financial independence and hellbent on retiring young, should you invest in a Pension or ISA? Traditional retirement advice – which promotes saving around 10% of your salary into a pension–won’t allow you to retire in your 30’s or 40’s. And with pension contributions locked away until you’re 55, …

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Investing Is A Unique Kind Of Casino

The stock market is often seen as a gamble – a playground for the wealthy, where fortunes are won and lost overnight. But unlike gambling, it’s possible to consistently win at the “game” of investing… as long as you play by the rules. These rules make investing in shares simple, much less risky, and make …

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Asset Allocation: What It Is And Why It Matters

What Is Asset Allocation and Why is it Important?  “Ten grand has been wiped from my pension!!!” That was the panicked cry of a friend who had checked his pension at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. Concerned over whether prices were going to plummet further, he was looking to take action. I suggested he …

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11 Ways To Invest with £1000

So, you’re ready to invest with £1000. First off; CONGRATULATIONS! But let’s keep the celebrations short and get your money working for you ASAP. So, where’s the best place to invest your savings? Having never invested before, you’re understandably nervous. You don’t want to lose the money that you’ve worked so hard to save. If …

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Pensions Explained For Dummies

Do you know how much is in your pension? Do you know what assets your pension is invested in? Do you have a target pension pot you’re saving for? If you answered YES to all three questions, you’re in the minority. If you’re in your 20’s or 30’s and could answer all those questions, you’re …

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My Top 5 Income Generating Assets

Today I am going to look at five income generating assets that are actually worth owning.  A good book has a lasting impact. It could be an idea, insight, or titbit of wisdom that stays with you. And every once in a while, you’ll read a book that delivers a message so powerful, that it changes …

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Can You Become A Millionaire in 10 Years?

I spent a lot of time fantasising about winning the lottery when I was younger. Daydreaming about how I’d spend the money and how my life would change was a frequent pastime. At 22, I decided to get real. Having just discovered the world of personal development, I had my think big hat on. Full of youthful …

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Trading with Etoro – Your Questions Answered

Trading with eToro   Answers to the most commonly asked questions, new traders have about Etoro, the social trading platform.   Is Etoro Safe? The Etoro platform offers traders protection in two main ways in the event of the company becoming insolvent. Firstly, client money is held separately from the funds of the business in …

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