What’s happening in the crypto market? Is it safe to go back in?

The crypto market has been in the doldrums for a few weeks now, after China clamped down on cryptocurrencies and Elon Musk’s comments brought more jitters to the markets. But any value investor knows that it’s good to buy when investments are cheap. So as cryptocurrencies generally are cheaper than they’ve been for months, is … read more

Why you must start stockpiling

Reading Time: 6 mins 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 … read more

A beginner’s guide to fund supermarkets

Reading Time: 8 mins Fund supermarkets are a good way to invest in companies and funds quite cheaply. They all have different fee structures and it’s worth reading up about them to find out which would be the best for you. We’ll look at what they are, how to get started, and some of the options on the market … read more

Fund Supermarkets: Save Money on Your Investments

Reading Time: 5 mins Fund supermarkets offer an inexpensive route into investing. We’ll look at what they are, how they work, and who should use them. You know investing in stocks and shares products is a good way to develop a long-term financial growth strategy, but how on earth do you do it, and where do fund supermarkets come … read more

Finding freelance clients in a budget-conscious market

Reading Time: 6 mins If you’ve used recent months of lockdown and furlough to start your freelance business idea, that’s great! But how do you find freelance clients when everyone’s tightening their purse strings? Lots of businesses are feeling the pinch at the moment, with redundancies and furlough schemes placing constraints on their finances. Unfortunately, this can have a … read more

8 sneaky supermarket tricks that you need to know

Reading Time: 8 mins The weekly shop can make a significant dent in our hard-earned cash, so it’s important to know all the sneaky supermarket tricks that big shops would rather you didn’t find out about. Here we’ll show you some tricks you can use to beat the supermarkets at their own game and make sure you’re getting the cheapest food … read more

Can you make a passive income from digital marketing?

Reading Time: 6 mins It’s 2020 and our lives are pretty much run by our smartphones. So, if you’ve been looking for an alternate income stream that requires minimal effort, digital marketing could be your answer. Not sure where to start? We’ve put together a quick guide, covering all the basics you might want to know before you start. … read more

How to make money selling clothes on ASOS Marketplace

Reading Time: 7 mins The internet has more and more places for selling clothes, and we’re pretty impressed by the ASOS Marketplace. It’s a great site for anyone who would like to set up shop online the easy way. We are all aware of the joys of eBay – and how you can make very good money from it – … read more

Inflation rises (again): Is it time to sell your shares?

Reading Time: 6 mins The latest inflation figures are in. According to the Office for National Statistics’ Consumer Price Index, inflation rose by 10.4% in the 12 months to February 2023. That’s up from 10.1% in January. Despite what some political figures may want you to believe, the prices of everyday goods and services are becoming more, and more … read more

US bank failures: Should investors be worried?

Reading Time: 5 mins Over the past few days we’ve witnessed the failure of two American banks, sparking fears of a wider 2008-style banking collapse. If you’re an investor you may be wondering how the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank could impact your portfolio in the long-term. You may also be wondering whether the situation presents … read more

How to invest using Fundamental Analysis

Reading Time: 4 mins Fundamental analysis: What is it? And how does it work? In this article, we’re going to explore the basics of fundamental analysis, and take a look at how investors might use it to make informed investment decisions. Keep on reading for all of the details, or click on a link to head straight to a … read more

10 common investing mistakes to avoid

Reading Time: 5 mins Even if you aren’t a newbie investor, it can be easy to make mistakes when investing. From making decisions based on emotions to not having an effective investing strategy, there are several ways where you can go wrong. In this article, we’re going to reveal 10 of the most common mistakes made by investors. Keep … read more

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