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Essentials

Category: Essentials

Invest like the best – Benjamin Graham and the Intelligent Investor

Benjamin Graham is considered by many to be the father of value investing. We look at some of the lessons you could learn and how you could follow in his footsteps to help grow your own wealth.

Nicholas Hyett

22 May 2020 4 min read

Category: Essentials

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

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.

Hannah Duncan

15 May 2020 4 min read

Category: Essentials

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

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.

Edie Bond

14 May 2020 3 min read

Category: Essentials

The story of a secret millionaire

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.

Hannah Duncan

13 May 2020 3 min read

Category: Essentials

5 tips to help the self-employed without access to the COVID-19 grant

Hannah Duncan shares her tips as a fellow self-employed person without access to the COVID-19 support grant.

Hannah Duncan

05 May 2020 4 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Investment and pension scams during coronavirus lockdown – how to stay safe

The latest on spotting investment and pension scams and what you can do about it.

Jason Roberts

23 Apr 2020 7 min read

Category: Shares

Understanding income statements

Useful tips on how to use company reports to pick out a business’s strengths and weaknesses.

Nicholas Hyett

16 Apr 2020 4 min read

Category: Essentials

Understanding balance sheets

A balance sheet is a snapshot of what a company owns, and what it owes, at a certain point in time.

Sophie Lund-Yates

16 Apr 2020 5 min read