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

17th Dec 2021

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…

How to pick stocks and shares: Webinar summary

8th Nov 2021

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…

Is the bond market about to crash?

26th Oct 2021

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…

Why you must start stockpiling

12th Jul 2021

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…

A beginner’s guide to fund supermarkets

18th Jun 2021

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…

Fund Supermarkets: Save Money on Your Investments

3rd Mar 2021

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…

Finding freelance clients in a budget-conscious market

31st May 2020

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…

Can you make a passive income from digital marketing?

11th Feb 2020

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….

How to make money selling clothes on ASOS Marketplace

31st Aug 2017

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 –…

A Guide to Tax Efficient Investing in the UK

10th Jun 2024

One of the most frustrating things about investing is seeing returns accumulate in your portfolio, only to have to hand them over to the tax man! In the UK, you must pay capital gains tax on any profits that you make when you sell investments. The current rate of capital gains tax (CGT) is 10%…

Help for over-50s: how to save if you’re broke

10th Jun 2024

Updated 10th June 2024 Saving when you’re broke and over 50 may seem impossible. You’re either still in work and trying to put whatever you can into your pension pot, or already drawing down from your pension for an income much lower than you’re used to. Having no savings and a small income, and knowing…

Five Things to Do With a £10,000 Windfall

8th Jun 2024

What would you do with a £10,000 windfall? Whether you’ve finally received a bonus at work or you’re headed for an inheritance, coming into cash that you weren’t expecting can be a welcome – if confusing – experience. While it’s easy to buy yourself ‘a few little treats’, there are lots of ways to make…