How to prepare for a 2022 stock market crash

Reading Time: 6 mins If you’re worried about a possible stock market crash in 2022, here’s what you need to know and how you can prepare your portfolio.

Index-tracking funds: the easy way to invest in the stock market

Reading Time: 8 mins Index-tracking funds offer an easy, cheap and non-frightening way to invest in the stock market! Not only are they cheap and easy, but they actually make money (over time) and they’re recommended for people like you and me by Warren Buffett no less! Also known as ‘trackers’, this investment type is a no-fuss way to put  … read more

7 Investment Tips for Stock Market Beginners

Reading Time: 5 mins Looking for tips for stock market beginners? Never fear – we’ve got your back! If you’re going to start investing in the stock market, there are a few tips that it would be useful to be aware of. Should you spread your investments, or keep them simple? What about ethical funds – are they worth … read more

6 Investments That Aren’t The Stock Market

Reading Time: 5 mins If you’ve got money to make long-term investments at the moment, you’re in a lucky financial position. You still need to be careful, though. With economies around the world preparing for a downturn in light of the coronavirus crisis, the stock market is unlikely to be the best place to invest your money for a … read more

Should I Buy the Dip on the Stock Market?

Reading Time: 5 mins Due to the coronavirus outbreak we’ve seen some of the worst weeks on the stock market since the 2008 financial crash. Even the generally stable FTSE 100 suffered its largest one-day crash in March this year since 1987. That being said, when the stock market plummets it often actually proves to be a great time … read more

Coronavirus and the stock market: what should you do with your investments?

Reading Time: 5 mins Coronavirus and the stock market is all the news seems to talk about right now. It’s easy to start getting worried – but wait! “Should I sell my shares and ditch my pension?” is the question we’re hearing from readers all over social media. My answer is the same as Warren Buffett‘s: “Be fearful when others … read more

Stock market chaos: how it affects your pension

Reading Time: 6 mins Pension annuities offer a guaranteed income for the rest of your life – but did you know the stock market can affect whether you’ll get a great (or terrible) rate? If you buy at the wrong time, your retirement income could be significantly lower every year. So, how does the stock market affect pensions – … read more

Stock and bond markets: what are they and how do they work?

Reading Time: 6 mins Here are all the basics you need to know about the stock and bond markets, including how they started and where to invest.

Asda claims title as cheapest online supermarket

Reading Time: 3 mins What is the cheapest online supermarket? As food prices continue to soar and many people make changes to the way they both shop for food and eat it, an online price tracker has shown Asda to be the least expensive option for shoppers across Britain. The website, Alertr, constantly monitors prices of the products you … read more

What are social supermarkets and how can you find them?

Reading Time: 5 mins Social Supermarkets are a concept that is gaining popularity across the UK. The unfortunate need for cheaper, more affordable food has meant food banks have seen the number of people using them soar across the UK. Increases in energy bills and fuel costs were stressful enough, but now food prices have risen to a 40-year … read more

What is happening with the bond market and how does it affect your pension?

Reading Time: 5 mins There is a financial market out there called the bond market which is worth over £100 trillion (yes, you read that right…well over £100 trillion). Most of the time it barely gets a mention in the newspapers or on the television news. Yet what happens within this global market has a crucial bearing on your … read more

What are penny stocks and are cheap shares worth investing in?

Reading Time: 5 mins Here’s all you need to know about penny stocks and shares. We’ll explain if these investments are actually cheap, popular options, and how to invest.

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