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Exchange-Traded Funds: A step-by-step guide

8th Jun 2023

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…

How to invest in property using REITs

31st May 2023

If you want to invest in property, using REITs can be an excellent place to start. Here’s what you need to know about REIT investing.

Inflation & your investments: Should you meddle or sit tight?

18th May 2023

This investing post is sponsored by Alliance Trust. The UK has an inflation problem. According to the latest Consumer Price Index, inflation is running at 10.1% and, worryingly, this puts the UK at the top of the inflation tables across Western Europe. So, with prices rising (and rising), how can UK-based investors protect the value…

Are robo-advisors a good way to invest?

12th May 2023

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…

Tax-efficient investing through an Investment Trust

3rd Apr 2023

This investing post is sponsored by Alliance Trust. In life, there are only two things that are certain: death and taxes. While we can’t avoid the first, there are ways for investors to shield their assets from taxes. In this article, we’re going to explain how investors can protect their wealth from tax. Plus, we’ll…

Why more women need to invest

15th Mar 2023

This post is sponsored by Dodl Women are less likely to invest than men. That’s a fact. Women will stick to cash, rather than choosing to invest, but they also put away less money each month, for a variety of reasons. On top of that, women save less in their pensions. All of this means…

Female led financial advice at MoneyMagpie

8th Mar 2023

Happy International Women’s Day! Rogue Trader, The Wolf of Wall Street, Margin Call, The Smartest Guys in the Room (to name but a few) all have one thing in common. They are films about Money and Men. Nothing wrong with that but where are the films about the She-Wolves of Wall Street? The Smartest Women…

FTSE 100 hits all-time high: Is now a good time to invest in it?

10th Feb 2023

On Thursday 9 February, the FTSE 100 opened the day at 7,927 – an all-time high! Given the index’s strong start to the year, can investors expect more of the same over the coming months? Or is it possible that the FTSE 100 is simply overvalued? Let’s take a closer look and these questions and…

Ask Jasmine: What is happening with my pension?

29th Dec 2022

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…

How Gen-Zs can invest: A beginners guide

25th Aug 2022

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…

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

13th Aug 2022

  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…

4 super tips for investing during a recession

21st Jul 2022

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.