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Stakeholder pensions – simple, cheap and worth having

20th Feb 2020

Stakeholder pensions are cheap, easy, and upfront about what they invest in. Anyone can have one, and you can make regular contributions or just put in what you can afford each month. For anyone who has ever worried that pensions are too complicated – they were designed to be your solution.   What is a…

A Pension in Your 20s Means TENS OF THOUSANDS EXTRA in Retirement!

9th Feb 2020

Paying into a pension in your 20s will make a huge difference to your future. Yet, over 10% of women and 8% of men aged 20-29 opt out of their workplace pension scheme. If you’re one of them, it’s time to reconsider: sacrificing some cash now will make you RICH in retirement. From compound returns…

Pension Limits Explained (And What to Do When You Reach Them)

15th Dec 2019

You pay into your pension every month – but did you know there’s a maximum amount each year you can put away? Or that there’s a lifetime limit? Here’s how pension limits work – and why paying into your pension as early as possible helps you build a large retirement fund. Annual and lifetime pension…

How to invest in corporate bonds (and why you should)

18th Nov 2019

Corporate bonds – like loans to companies – guarantee you a rate of interest over a fixed term. So, how do they work, and why should you consider investing in them? Your savings account isn’t giving you the best return on your money. Easy-access cash savings accounts don’t offer interest rates that match inflation: you’re…

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

6th Nov 2019

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…

How to Invest in REITs – And Why You Should

6th Nov 2019

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…

Do you qualify for a Help to Buy ISA?

25th Oct 2019

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…

What is FTSE and why should you care about it?

21st Oct 2019

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)….

How to make money and save money in 2015

6th Jan 2014

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

5 AI Investing Apps That Could Make Your Life a Little Easier

16th Apr 2024

It seems like AI has taken over the world in the last few months. The technology is now being used for pretty much everything from generating images to writing emails. But, did you know that AI can also be used to help you invest?  The rise of artificial intelligence has caused many financial institutions to…

Financial Changes Coming This April

26th Mar 2024

April is the start of the new tax year and that means a bunch of financial changes ahead. As we roll into the 2024/2025 tax year, we’re going to take a look at every financial change that kicks in this month so you can make sure you’re taking care of your money as efficiently as…

5 investing need-to-knows for young investors

16th Feb 2024

Investing can be a daunting prospect, particularly if you’re young and considering whether it’s time to put some of your hard-earned money into stocks and shares. In this article we’re going to take a look at all the things young investors need-to-know about the stock market. Click on a link to head straight to a…