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How to invest when you don’t know anything!

Reading Time: 8 mins Once you’ve built up a decent cash buffer, you may be wondering how you should invest your money for the future. Investing your money means you can grow your wealth over the long-term, but you’ve got to make your money work for you. There’s no point leaving your cash in an account offering below-inflation interest … read more

Exchange-Traded Funds: A Step-by-Step Guide

Reading Time: 6 mins Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) provide a cheap, easy, and relatively reliable way to invest in the stock market. (Well, as reliable as possible – remember, any investment means you could lose money as well as make it). They’re easy to buy and sell, with typically lower transaction and account fees than managed funds. So, what are … read more

Five Ways to Grow Your Wealth Without Savings Accounts

Reading Time: 7 mins Cash savings rates are almost non-existent at the moment – it’s 0% of nothing on the whole – so you may be looking for other ways to grow your wealth. In fact, savings accounts have never been good for long-term investing. They are great for the short-term and in fact it’s essential to have enough … read more

Is Investing Worth the Gamble?

Reading Time: 5 mins Investing has caught a lot of attention recently with more people than ever looking to start. But, many people still ask ‘is investing worth the gamble?’. Understandably, you don’t want to risk your hard-earned cash on a strategy that is unlikely to work. The Share Centre reported a 269 percent increase in investment account openings … read more

Invest in Yourself for a Better Financial Future

Reading Time: 6 mins It may seem counter intuitive, but sometimes you really do have to spend money to make money. It’s important to invest in yourself to boost your future financial success. Whether you want to start investing your cash into ISAs, squirrel away some funds into a pension packet, or try a new skill, then we’ve got … read more

Fill Your Twixmas Time for a Richer New Year!

Reading Time: 8 mins Twixmas is a boring time of year for all of us. We’re stuffed full of overly rich Christmas food and all daily routine is out the window. In 2020, twixmas is set to be even more boring than ever, as we’re stuck at home and unable to visit friends and family as usual! That’s why … read more

Index-tracking funds: the easy way to invest in the stock market

Reading Time: 8 mins Index-tracking funds offer an easy, cheap and non-frightening way to invest in the stock market! Not only are they cheap and easy, but they actually make money (over time) and they’re recommended for people like you and me by Warren Buffett no less! Also known as ‘trackers’, this investment type is a no-fuss way to put  … read more

How to Wisely Invest £1million if You Win the Lottery!

Reading Time: 7 mins We’ve all dreamed about winning the lottery… but what would you do if you actually won the jackpot? Aside from buying property, helping out friends and family, and maybe taking a fun trip abroad – how would you invest £1million for a steady financial future? It’d be incredibly tempting to spend every penny on luxury … read more

What Is a SIPP?

Reading Time: 5 mins Planning for retirement is often confusing and stressful. With various types of pension schemes available, how do you know which is best for you? There’s a lot of choice out there, so we’ve put together an article covering what you need to know  about SIPPs, and whether they might be the right option for you. … read more

5 Golden Rules for Beginner Investors

Reading Time: 6 mins With current savings rates not beating inflation, stocks and shares looks like the only way to grow your wealth. But how do you get started investing without risking everything in one go? Beginner investors – we’re here for you! These golden rules for investors will help you map a plan to start investing even small … read more

Saving vs Investing: What’s the Difference?

Reading Time: 5 mins If you’re looking to grow your money, it’s likely that you’ll have a few questions. What’s the best way to grow money quickly? What are the differences between saving vs investing? When should you choose one over the other? Can you, actually, do both? Let’s look at the key differences between saving your money and … read more

What Is a Tax Wrapper?

Reading Time: 5 mins When it comes to investing there are a lot of aspects you can’t control – but fortunately, tax wrappers are there to help you. There are several different types of tax wrappers to choose from. Each individual tax wrapper has certain characteristics that make it more, or less suitable for certain types of investments. Spreading … read more

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