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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.

Why women should invest in stocks and shares ISAs

Reading Time: 5 mins Investing isn’t just for men-folk! Women should invest too! Ladies are losing out on good money just by failing to put money into stocks and shares ISAs each year. The latest research shows that, on average, 21% of men have a stocks and shares ISA compared to only 13% of women. Perhaps more significant is … read more

Stocks and shares ISAs: how to pick the best

Reading Time: 8 mins As we always say, don’t be scared of stocks and shares ISAs! With a little knowledge and a willingness to take (even small) risks, an equities ISA can easily out-perform your cash ISA over the long-term. We’ve banged on about this in detail in this article – but the short version of it is this: … read more

Webinar Summary: How to Invest in Stocks and Shares like a pro!

Reading Time: 3 mins Our founder and CEO Jasmine Birtles recently hosted a free webinar all about how DIY investors can pick stocks and shares like a pro. She was joined by Eyal Perry, founder of Aurora, the kind sponsors of this webinar, together with Justin Urquhardt-Stewart, who set up 7 Investments and Barclays Stockbrokers, and Bill Kay, former business … read more

How to pick stocks and shares: Webinar summary

Reading Time: 8 mins In this webinar, our founder and personal finance expert Jasmine Birtles is joined by The Times columnist Bill Kay, David Henry from Quilter Cheviot and Paul Clifford from Sanlam. They talk all about how to pick stocks and shares and how to kickstart your career in investing. Investing in individual companies and funds is a … read more

Is the bond market about to crash?

Reading Time: 5 mins As governments around the West print money like there’s no tomorrow, a few people are asking: is the bond market about to crash? Tim Price of wealth managers Price Value Partners thinks it could blow at any moment. Here’s his reasoning. What is worrying about the bond market? What is a bond? The problem with … read more

What’s happened to the crypto market? Is it a ‘buy’ opportunity?

Depending on your point of view the current times are either pro or con cryptocurrencies! It looks like (for the moment at least) Bitcoin is on the up (currently it’s worth over $46,000 which is around £33,000) and all the other major cryptocurrencies are up too, Will it continue to go up? It’s quite possible, … read more

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

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