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Category: Essentials

'My house is my pension.' The pension vs property debate

The number of people who prefer property is on the rise. We look at the benefits and drawbacks of both.

Nadeem Umar

11 Sep 2019 4 min read

Category: Essentials

Retire like your granny? You’ll need to start saving now

Millennials will have to save a lot more than their grandparents to enjoy a similar retirement. We look why and what you can do about it.

Dominic Cooke

19 Aug 2019 3 min read

Category: Investing and saving

What these famous philosophers can teach us about investing

Philosophers have been helping us think about some of life’s big questions for hundreds of years. Henry Irving looks at what they can teach us about modern-day investing.

Henry Irving

12 Aug 2019 min read

Category: Shares

What moves share prices? – Apple, Centrica, Sports Direct

We shed some light on why share prices of these three companies have moved recently.

George Salmon

08 Aug 2019 5 min read

Category: Essentials

What the Tour de France can teach us about investing

As the Tour de France enters its final stages, we look at what the most famous cycling race in the world can teach us about investing.

Nadeem Umar

26 Jul 2019 6 min read

Category: Investing and saving

The Tapered Annual Allowance: the £800,000 Black Hole

How much the Tapered Annual Allowance could really cost.

Bruce Pearce

25 Jul 2019 3 min read

Category: Shares

Understanding cash flow statements

Revenue is vanity, profits are sanity, but cash is king – or so the saying goes.

George Salmon

24 Jul 2019 5 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Perfect is the enemy of the good

Henry Irving explains why this popular phrase, attributed to Voltaire, applies just as much to investing as anything else in life.

Henry Irving

18 Jul 2019 4 min read