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Can you become an ISA Millionaire?

21st Apr 2023

This investing post is sponsored by Alliance Trust. According to HMRC, there are roughly 2,000 ISA millionaires in the UK. Collectively, these individuals have managed to squirrel away £2.8 billion in tax-efficient accounts – an impressive feat! But is becoming an ISA millionaire a realistic goal for many? And why do so many ISA millionaires…

‘Sell in May and go away’: Is it Fact or Fiction?

15th Apr 2023

‘Sell in May and go away’ is a well-known investing adage that suggests stock prices usually perform poorly between May and October. But is there really any truth to this theory? And what does past data tell us about average stock market performance between these months? Keep on reading for all the details or click…

Investing stateside: How to buy US shares in the UK

14th Apr 2023

Investing in US shares can be a good way to gain exposure to some of the biggest and most successful companies in the world. From tech powerhouses such as Apple and Microsoft, to retail giants like Walmart and Amazon, the US stock market is certainly synonymous with the spirit of capitalism. But for many people,…

Review: St. James’s Place

5th Apr 2023

What is St. James’s Place?  St. James’s Place (SJP) is a British financial advice company. It combines face-to-face advice with investment products and services. With over 30 years of experience and nearly 5000 advisors, St. James’s Place is the largest company of its kind in the UK.    How does it work? What does St…

Inflation rises (again): Is it time to sell your shares?

23rd Mar 2023

The latest inflation figures are in. According to the Office for National Statistics’ Consumer Price Index, inflation rose by 10.4% in the 12 months to February 2023. That’s up from 10.1% in January. Despite what some political figures may want you to believe, the prices of everyday goods and services are becoming more, and more…

US bank failures: Should investors be worried?

14th Mar 2023

We’ve recently witnessed the failure of two American banks, sparking fears of a wider 2008-style banking collapse. If you’re an investor you may be wondering how the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank could impact your portfolio in the long-term. You may also be wondering whether the situation presents any new investment opportunities….

How to invest using Fundamental Analysis

3rd Mar 2023

Fundamental analysis: What is it? And how does it work? In this article, we’re going to explore the basics of fundamental analysis, and take a look at how investors might use it to make informed investment decisions. Keep on reading for all of the details, or click on a link to head straight to a…

10 common investing mistakes to avoid

27th Feb 2023

Even if you aren’t a newbie investor, it can be easy to make mistakes when investing. From making decisions based on emotions to not having an effective investing strategy, there are several ways where you can go wrong. In this article, we’re going to reveal 10 of the most common mistakes made by investors. Keep…

What is the best platform for trading currency?

27th Feb 2023

This is a sponsored post on behalf of eToro If you’re looking to get into currency trading, how do you go about doing it? Is there a trick to finding the best platform? And are there any pitfalls to be aware of? In this article, we’re going to break down all you need to know…

Safe investments: Is it possible to invest risk-free?

24th Feb 2023

Are you looking to invest? If so, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is how to allocate your capital. While some investors are comfortable with taking on a chunk of risk, for risk-averse investors, safety and stability is usually more important In this article we’re taking a look at safe investments,…

How much should you invest when you start investing?

14th Feb 2023

How much should you invest if you’re a beginner investor? The answer to this question isn’t quite as straightforward as you might think. Your financial health, age, and personal appetite for risk are just some of the factors you’ll probably need to take into account. In this article we’re going to explore each of these…

All you need to know about Mortgages

14th Feb 2023

Choosing a mortgage can be really confusing. What exactly is a mortgage? What type of mortgage is the right one for you? How do I choose a provider? There are so many different types of mortgages on the market, and so many lenders or mortgage providers, that it’s hard to know where to start. In…