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Savings – how to make your emergency fund stretch further during lockdown

Hannah Duncan | 15 May 2020

With over a third of people under the age of 70 dipping into savings, Hannah Duncan looks at ways to make your emergency fund go further. Read article.

Hannah Duncan

15 May 2020 | 4 min read



Savings – how to make your emergency fund stretch further during lockdown

Hannah Duncan | 15 May 2020

With over a third of people under the age of 70 dipping into savings, Hannah Duncan looks at ways to make your emergency fund go further. Read article: Savings – how to make your emergency fund stretch further during lockdown.

Hannah Duncan

15 May 2020 | 4 min read


Unclaimed pensions – the hidden cost of moving home

Jason Roberts | 15 May 2020

There’s £19.4bn left in unclaimed defined contribution pension pots, thanks in part to moving home. We look at how to track down lost pensions and share three tips to staying in touch with your pension. Read article: Unclaimed pensions – the hidden cost of moving home .

Jason Roberts

15 May 2020 | 4 min read


Busting the supermarket myths

Sophie Lund-Yates | 14 May 2020

Sophie Lund Yates, Equity Analyst, explores what coronavirus currently means for supermarkets, and why it’s not necessarily the good news you might expect. Read article: Busting the supermarket myths.

Sophie Lund-Yates

14 May 2020 | 7 min read


Coronavirus – what should I do if I'm self-employed?

Edie Bond | 14 May 2020

The government's scheme to help the self-employed is now up and running. We take a look at what those who work for themselves could do to help get through these challenging times. Read article: Coronavirus – what should I do if I'm self-employed? .

Edie Bond

14 May 2020 | 3 min read


Coronavirus and stock markets so far – the shares that have caught our eye

Nicholas Hyett, Sophie Lund-Yates and Emilie Stevens | 14 May 2020

We take a look at the companies and trends that have caught our share research team's attention in the last couple of weeks. Read article: Coronavirus and stock markets so far – the shares that have caught our eye.

Nicholas Hyett, Sophie Lund-Yates and Emilie Stevens

14 May 2020 | 8 min read


The story of a secret millionaire

Hannah Duncan | 2 June 2020

Hannah Duncan looks at the wonderful story of the eccentric Doris Schwartz and how she was able grow her estate to more than $4 million. Read article: The story of a secret millionaire.

Hannah Duncan

2 June 2020 | 3 min read


Investment trusts – the income antidote?

Kate Marshall | 12 May 2020

Kate Marshall, Senior Investment Analyst, looks at the impact of coronavirus on income investors and where investors could now look for a remedy to their income troubles. Read article: Investment trusts – the income antidote?.

Kate Marshall

12 May 2020 | 8 min read


Global Equity Income – investment trusts versus funds

Jonathon Curtis | 13 May 2020

Jonathon Curtis, Investment Analyst, compares funds and investment trusts in the increasingly popular Global Equity Income sector. Read article: Global Equity Income – investment trusts versus funds.

Jonathon Curtis

13 May 2020 | 5 min read


Video: Fund manager on how bond markets have reacted to the coronavirus

Emma Wall | 12 May 2020

M&G's Jim Leaviss shares his outlook for fixed income and explains how he expects global macroeconomic themes to impact bond yields. Read article: Video: Fund manager on how bond markets have reacted to the coronavirus.

Emma Wall

12 May 2020 | 5 min read


4 costly retirement mistakes and how to avoid them

Isabel McDougall | 11 May 2020

We take a look at four common retirement mistakes and how to avoid them. Read article: 4 costly retirement mistakes and how to avoid them.

Isabel McDougall

11 May 2020 | 7 min read


Why oil tracking ETFs might not give you quite the return you expect

Nicholas Hyett | 7 May 2020

Nicholas Hyett, Equity Analyst, looks at the recent oil market downturn, how this affects oil funds and what this could mean for investors. Read article: Why oil tracking ETFs might not give you quite the return you expect.

Nicholas Hyett

7 May 2020 | 5 min read


How will my pension be taxed when I take it?

Edie Bond | 7 May 2020

We take a look at your options at retirement, how your pension will be taxed and what you could do to make your tax bill smaller. Read article: How will my pension be taxed when I take it?.

Edie Bond

7 May 2020 | 7 min read


Savers hit by BoE rate cut – how to get your pot working harder

Ryan Kenny | 7 May 2020

We explore how cuts in the savings market are not just affecting new savers and look at an easy way to keep your cash earning a good return. Read article: Savers hit by BoE rate cut – how to get your pot working harder.

Ryan Kenny

7 May 2020 | 3 min read


Next week on the stock market

Sophie Lund-Yates | 7 May 2020

What to expect from a selection of FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and selected overseas shares reporting next week. Read article: Next week on the stock market.

Sophie Lund-Yates

7 May 2020 | 5 min read


Utilities shares sector update – insulated not immune

Emilie Stevens | 7 May 2020

Emilie Stevens, Equity Analyst, takes a closer look at what the pandemic has meant for some of the FTSE 100 utilities. Read article: Utilities shares sector update – insulated not immune .

Emilie Stevens

7 May 2020 | 5 min read


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