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Why you must start stockpiling

12th Jul 2021

Missed your bus? Caught in the rain? Long day at work? Then the British thing to do is put the kettle on and open a packet of biscuits. Comfort food can get you through anything. But what if your favourite coffee brand has been priced out of the supermarkets? Or all the delicious, rich, Belgium…

Stockpile for Brexit – Can It Save You Cash?

16th Dec 2020

As Brexit looms mere weeks away, the British Government is sending out messages along the lines of: “No need to stockpile before Brexit”. If there’s anything we’ve learned from 2020, it’s that, when we hear communications like that, we’re suspicious! Does that mean we SHOULD stockpile, really? Will there be shortages of food and products?…

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

17th Nov 2020

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 …

6 Investments That Aren’t The Stock Market

13th Jul 2020

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…

Should I Buy the Dip on the Stock Market?

2nd Jul 2020

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…

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

16th Mar 2020

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…

Stock market chaos: how it affects your pension

18th Dec 2019

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 –…

5 Reasons Why You Might Want To Consider Investing in a Gold ETF

16th May 2024

Investing in gold in the traditional way is an option! But, what if we told you there was another option? In this article, we will be talking everything gold ETFs. We will take a look at what these ETFs are and why you might want to consider investing in them. What are gold ETFs? 5…

Where Can Kids Eat for £1 or Less for May Half Term?

9th May 2024

Updated 9th May 2024 With the May half term and Spring Bank Holiday coming round fast, it is more important than ever to think about how family finances will be impacted. Many businesses have great offers where kids can eat for £1 or less during the school holidays. The school holidays can be an exciting…

Time To Fill Your Barrel! How To Invest in Whisky For Beginners

7th May 2024

When people think about investing, their mind often jumps straight to stocks or housing. However, there are plenty of alternative ways to invest your money in 2024. One type of investment that has been trending across the web recently is Whisky. This underrated asset is free from capital gains tax in the UK and is…

Five Ways to Save With Your Library

24th Apr 2024

Libraries are amazing places. You can borrow any book for free – and if they don’t have it, they’ll usually order it for you. Many libraries now have the Libby app, or an equivalent, so that you can borrow eBooks for your Kindle or eReader, too. But did you know there are more ways that…

51 ways to save money in your home

23rd Apr 2024

Updated 23rd April 2024 We could all do with cutting our household expenditure, so we’ve come up with 51 easy ways you can save money in your home. By making these tiny changes in your everyday life, you will notice a big difference. It’s a huge list, but every little saving adds up – even…