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Dec 12, 2017

BLOG: Three ‘Christmas voucher’ funds for the stumped investor

Like Christmas vouchers, multi-asset funds could be a good option for those who are stumped as to what to buy.
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Nov 29, 2017

BLOG: Exclusion from living wage rises pushes under-25s toward the gig economy

The government's move to raise the minimum wage for those aged 25 and over is welcome for many, but there's a risk adults under 25 will be pushed into poverty.
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Nov 22, 2017

BLOG: Do you need robo-advice?

Robo-advice is proving increasingly popular, but can investors get the same thing elsewhere for less?
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Nov 13, 2017

BLOG: Why do we have to haggle to get the right price?

When buying goods and services, shoppers want clear and transparent pricing. Although I managed to get a good price for our windows, why did I have to play hard ball?
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Nov 10, 2017

Understanding the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin

You’ve probably heard a lot about Bitcoin, blockchain and crypotcurrency over the last few years, but what are they ? And why is cryptocurrency suddenly so hot?
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Nov 09, 2017

BLOG: The world’s best consumption story?

China has the potential to be the world's best consumption story, according to Baillie Gifford.
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Nov 02, 2017

Interest rate rises: do they really matter?

The Bank of England's first rate rise in a decade has generated a lot of headlines, but does it matter as much as people think?
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Oct 27, 2017

BLOG: Why the next six months could be the best performing for stock markets

People like to rationalise the world around them and often see patterns where none exist. But given previous trends, how much attention should investors pay to the Halloween effect...
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Oct 10, 2017

BLOG: how to get involved in responsible and ethical investing

Good Money Week, which runs from 8 to 14 October this year, provides investors with a great opportunity to think about how they can invest and make a difference at the same time.
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Sep 28, 2017

Why a lasting power of attorney matters

As registrations for Lasting Power of Attorneys rise, who would manage your affairs if you could not?
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Sep 18, 2017

BLOG: UK large cap pharma – risk vs reward

The pharmaceutical sector in the UK has long been dominated by two names – GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and AstraZeneca (AZN). Given their volatile nature, are the returns worth the ris...
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Aug 10, 2017

BLOG: Will Abenomics prove to be a success?

Japan appears to be somewhat of an oddity right now. In spite of the negative headlines surrounding prime minister Shinzo Abe's leadership, demand for Japanese shares remain strong...
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Aug 09, 2017

BLOG: Millennials, you need to take responsibility for your financial future

It is understandable that building up a pension may not be high up the list of priorities for the younger generation, but it is imperative people start planning early or they risk ...
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Aug 08, 2017

BLOG: Are you financially literate?

Can you answer a series of basic financial questions? If so, you're in a minority.
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Jul 21, 2017

Post Office Money scoops five awards at YourMoney.com Awards

Post Office Money has bagged a total of five awards at the 20th annual YourMoney.com Awards last night.
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Jul 21, 2017

NatWest scoops ’20 years of excellence award’ at YourMoney.com Awards

NatWest has been named best provider of the last two decades at the 20th annual YourMoney.com Awards last night.

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