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Are Cheap FTSE Shares Worth the Risk?

Reading Time: 5 mins If you’ve got some cash to invest, you might be considering adding some cheap FTSE shares to your portfolio. But what are they, and what are the risks and advantages involved? And how do you know when to take the plunge and invest in them?  Here, we’ll explain what cheap FTSE shares are and why … read more

Make money from your political opinions

Reading Time: 7 mins Whether you are a big fan of politics or not, we all have our own opinions and beliefs. Some people prefer to take a backseat, watching from afar and visiting the polling stations every few years to cast their votes. Other people, however, are pros in politics. It may be keeping up to date on … read more

5 ways to invest in gold even if you know nothing about investing

Reading Time: 18 mins Anyone can invest in gold. It’s one of those commodities that is easy to buy in different ways. There are several ways you can make money from gold from buying gold bars to gold coins to gold futures and gold shares. Gold is particularly popular at the moment as the world, and our economy, seem … read more

8 ways they could take your money this year

Reading Time: 11 mins Do you want your hard-earned cash slipping through your fingers, right in front of your very eyes? Or would you rather take steps to protect your money? Unfortunately, there are plenty of people out there who would be more than happy to take your cash off of you. It could be anyone from the taxman, … read more

Your investing questions answered

Every now and then I get questions from followers on social media or newsletter subscribers about their savings and investments. Of course, I’m not qualified to advise anyone on their investments or their money generally, I just give you information. However I can ask qualified advisors and investment managers on your behalf, when I have … read more

How to invest like a wealth manager

Reading Time: 5 mins We hear a lot about wealth managers and how much money they can make for their clients. But not everyone has the cash to invest with them. This is why I have asked my friend Tim Price of Price Value Partners to tell us all how we can do it ourselves. Over to you Tim!… … read more

5 easy steps to plan a comfortable retirement

Reading Time: 9 mins Planning for retirement can seem like a daunting prospect with so much to consider. But building up a nest egg needn’t be an unnecessary stress whatever your age. Here are some tips for putting your money to work wisely and future-proofing your savings with easy and safe investments as well as tips for your timeline.  … read more

How To Help Your Kids Develop An Entrepreneurial Mind

Reading Time: 4 mins Every parent hopes they have a genius on their hands, let’s be honest! But what if you could encourage your child’s brilliant mind to get them started early in life with an entrepreneurial attitude? That’s exactly what the folks at www.teiyu.co.uk offer. Teiyu use a storytelling approach to build an entrepreneurial mindset in children…and you … read more

Single, Childless, and Paying Through the Nose

Reading Time: 5 mins It’s well-known that having children is no cheap affair. Being childless not only means you’ll have a lot more spare cash, but you’ll have more free time to focus on your career, or other personal goals. This can be great until you hit retirement age. As you get older, not having children around can mean … read more

What is an Investment Portfolio?

Reading Time: 6 mins You’ve heard of an investment portfolio – but what actually is it? Do you need to know lots about the stock market to have one? (Short answer: no!). Your investment portfolio is a fancy word for everything you’ve got your money invested in. That COULD mean the stock market – but it can also include … read more

The Difference Between a Mutual and a Bank

Reading Time: 3 mins We’ve all heard of banks – but do you know what a mutual is? You probably already know about them, without realising it! Here, we cover the main differences between a mutual and a bank, and why you should consider using a mutual for some of your savings strategy. The History of Mutuals Mutual and … read more

How to Find a Good Financial Advisor

Reading Time: 5 mins   We all need professional financial advice at some time in our lives. But how do you find a good financial advisor that you can trust? When to Find a Good Financial Advisor Tied vs Independent Advisors Using Type-Specific Advisors Finding Recommendations Your Rights on Financial Advice Is Free Financial Advice Worth It? More Investment … read more

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