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The State Pension: Get what you’re entitled to!

Reading Time: 3 mins Worried about how much state pension you will recieve? We recently collaborated with leading pension provider PensionBee to bring you six podcasts all about pensions. These podcasts cover the basics as well as looking in depth into different types of pensions. In this episode of the How To Be A Money Magpie podcast, founder Jasmine Birtles is … read more

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Free money! How to trace a lost pension

Reading Time: 5 mins Believe it or not, there is an estimated £19.4bn worth of pensions currently lost or forgotten. That’s right, almost 20 billion Great British Pounds floating in the ether, waiting to be claimed. If you trace your pensions, you may find that some of it could be yours! Millions of people are at risk of missing … read more

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Help! How do I set up a self-select ISA?

Reading Time: 10 mins A lady called Maureen who attended one of Jasmine’s investing workshops wrote in asking for help to set up a self-select ISA. She wrote: “I was on your investment workshop last night and it was great. Thank you. After the workshop I tried to open a stocks and shares ISA with Vanguard. It looks like … read more

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Work from home roles for everyone

Reading Time: 17 mins Working from home has become the norm for many people post pandemic. For many, it looks set to be the future of their working lives too. There are many benefits to working from home. Not only does it save businesses money on rent, bills and other costs, but studies have shown worker productivity has generally … read more

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Investing in your pension today can help you enjoy a happier retirement

Reading Time: 9 mins You’re young and carefree – or in your 30s and 40s with kids and a mortgage – so your pension is taking a back seat. We get it! But you should know that you’re missing out on tens of thousands of pounds of retirement income. Regular small monthly contributions to your pension build up over … read more

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Level up your savings and earn £10 with Chip!

Reading Time: 4 mins For some of us, our savings are looking a little bleak. No matter how hard we try to build up our wealth, our savings account remains stagnant. But getting serious about your money can seem daunting, and it may feel futile. Luckily, there is a helpful solution available. Enter Chip. Chip is the savings account … read more

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How to invest in silver

Reading Time: 10 mins When it comes to investing in precious metals, silver has always lived in the shadow of its glitzier, more eye-catching cousin: gold. The latter is seen by many as the ultimate safe-haven asset, holding its value when stock markets struggle. However, for savvy investors who know what they are doing, silver can be an equally … read more

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How Women Can Overcome the Pension Gender Pay Gap

Reading Time: 9 mins Women face a pension pay gap of almost 60% compared to men. When it comes to pensions, this pay gap can mean the difference of hundreds of thousands of pounds for retirement*. Why is there a pension gap between genders? A small improvement – and then COVID-19 Ways to close the gap Make sure your … read more

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Jennifer Arcuri says you should protect your money now

Reading Time: 10 mins Jennifer Arcuri, who was Boris Johnson’s mistress from 2012-2016, is a FinTech and cryptocurrency specialist and is telling the UK to prepare for a financial reset of epic proportions. Arcuri spoke to MoneyMagpie about her research and warns people in the UK to stock up on non-perishable foods, light sources (torches, candles etc) and to … read more

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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

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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

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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

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