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

Are robo-advisors a good way to invest?

Reading Time: 4 mins Are you looking to invest but keen for a helping hand? Shelling out for the services of a professional is no longer your only option. Thanks to the advent of ‘robo-advisors’ it’s now possible to have a digital companion pick and choose investments for you based on your appetite for risk. Automatic investing tools have … read more

A complete guide to saving and investing in solid gold

Reading Time: 6 mins This is a paid article on behalf of Tally   Gold and the Law of Supply and Demand Most people are familiar with the law of supply and demand. When demand outweighs supply, the value of that good or service increases. Initiatives like Quantitative Easing enable the government to create more fiat currency (like pounds … read more

The importance of holding a diversified portfolio

Reading Time: 5 mins This is a sponsored post on behalf of eToro A diversified portfolio can help reduce the risk of your investments suffering large falls. So how can you mix up your investments? And are there any drawbacks related to holding a diversified portfolio? Keep on reading for all the details or click on a link to … read more

Why a Junior ISA could be the ideal Christmas gift for your child

Reading Time: 5 mins This is a sponsored post on behalf of Wealthify If you’ve children, caring about their financial prospects is a natural parental instinct. Will your child ever afford to buy their own home? Will university fees continue to rise? With the festive season *almost* on the horizon, new research from Wealthify suggests opening a Junior ISA … read more

Inflation hits 11.1%: here are investments that typically do well when inflation is high

Reading Time: 5 mins The latest Consumer Price Index reports inflation is now running at 11.1%. Last month the figure was 10.1%. So with double-digit inflation well and truly here, how can investors protect their wealth? Keep on reading for all the details or click on a link to head straight to a section… What is inflation? Why are … read more

A year of pain for bonds. Here’s why you shouldn’t panic

Reading Time: 4 mins Bonds are sometimes associated with risk-averse investors. They’re less volatile than other asset classes, and they typically have an inverse relationship with stocks and shares. Yet 2022 has been a year like no other for the bond market. Even though equities have struggled this year, bonds have also taken a huge hit. Just last week, yields … read more

Annuity rates up 44% in a year. Is now a good time to buy one?

Reading Time: 4 mins With gilt yields soaring, annuity prices have risen 44% in the space of 12 months. So if you’re nearing retirement age, is now the time to buy a guaranteed income for life? Let’s take a look. Keep on reading for all the details or click on a link to head straight to a section… What … read more

Webinar replay: Where to invest during a recession!

Reading Time: 41 mins Where to invest during a recession! Some companies do very, very well out of a recession. As they say, every cloud has a silver lining. If you know where to look you can invest in companies that do better than ever in a downturn. In this webinar, kindly sponsored by eToro, we spoke with some … read more

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