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The Personal Savings Allowance Explained (And Why It’s a Great for Investors)

Reading Time: 4 mins The Personal Savings Allowance meant changes in interest taxation rules. But what did the changes mean, and how do they affect your savings? You don’t have to pay any tax on the first £1000 earned in interest. What that really means is, with today’s low interest savings accounts where a ‘good’ rate is still only … read more

How to Invest in REITs – And Why You Should

Reading Time: 5 mins REITs have become a portfolio staple for income investors over the past decade, but what exactly are REITs? Why are they becoming more popular? and how can you invest in REITs? To find out the answers to all those questions and more read our article on how to invest in REITs below. Real Estate Investment … read more

Do you qualify for a Help to Buy ISA?

Reading Time: 4 mins If you’re a first-time property buyer saving up for a deposit to buy a house, you then should open a Help to Buy ISA pronto. This is because this Government initiative is set to end on 30 November 2019, which leaves less than two months to open one. Take a look at our guide to … read more

What is FTSE and why should you care about it?

Reading Time: 5 mins What is the FTSE anyway? You hear about the FTSE (pronounced ‘Footsie’) index all the time in the news and you read about it in money articles. It goes up and it goes down, and experts take to the news outlets as soon as it does either of those things (mostly when it goes down). … read more

How to make money and save money in 2015

Reading Time: 9 mins Make money and save money every month this year. Look through these tips and you can make some notes in your diary to help you get ahead of the game and rake in the cash each month this year! January February March April  May June July August September October November December

Ask Jasmine 9: What is happening with my pension?

Reading Time: 5 mins Welcome to Ask Jasmine, the column where I round up some of the questions I have received from readers. In this edition, I answer questions about pensions, dealing with letting agencies and Lifetime ISAs. I hope these answers can help you with any questions you may have. Don’t forget to leave any questions you have … 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

How Gen-Zs can invest: A beginners guide

Reading Time: 5 mins Beginning a savings plan can be a daunting prospect especially considering the plethora of investment options available nowadays. This guide, written by a Gen-Zer (just graduated this year), aims to help young investors get started. One thing to bear in mind as a young investor is that you don’t need to put in large sums … read more

Ask Jasmine 4: “Should I claim a breach of contract?”

Reading Time: 5 mins   Welcome to Ask Jasmine, the column where I round up some of the questions I have received from readers each week. This week, I answer questions about passive income, breaches in a contract and credit allowance. I hope these answers can help you with any questions you may have. Don’t forget to leave any … read more

4 super tips for investing during a recession

Reading Time: 6 mins If you’re worried about the possibility of a recession in the UK during 2023 and beyond, here are some investing tips to help you come out on top.

How to prepare for a 2022 stock market crash

Reading Time: 6 mins If you’re worried about a possible stock market crash in 2022, here’s what you need to know and how you can prepare your portfolio.

Ask Jasmine 1: Your Questions, Answered

Welcome to Ask Jasmine, the column where I round up some of the questions I have received from readers each week. This week, I answer questions about Avois flight loyalty points, investing in whiskey and the best money apps out there. I hope these answers can help you with any questions you may have. Don’t … read more

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