Pensions
October 12, 2021

Pension tips when retiring abroad 3>

The thought of retiring overseas can be exciting for many people. Better weather, great cuisine and new experiences can be found in many popular expat locations including Spain, Australia, Turkey, Cyprus and Thailand. Expatriating, however,…
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Investments
October 5, 2021

Does value investing work? 3>

Value investing is a distinct investing style that has many famous proponents including Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and Mohnish Pabrai. The idea is relatively simple: find great businesses with strong fundamentals, whose shares are trading…
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Investments
September 28, 2021

How to prepare for inflation 3>

Inflation is often called the “silent killer” of investments. Even as your investments rise in value, in the background inflation is reducing the value. The Bank of England (BoE) has a target of 2% inflation…
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PensionsSavings
September 23, 2021

Small & big pension pots – do annuities beat drawdown? 3>

Increasingly, investors want to know the impact that their investments are having on the world – not just the returns they generate. “Responsible investing” (sometimes also called ethical and ESG investing – environmental, social and…
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Investments
September 16, 2021

Responsible investing: an introduction 3>

Increasingly, investors want to know the impact that their investments are having on the world – not just the returns they generate. “Responsible investing” (sometimes also called ethical and ESG investing – environmental, social and…
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InvestmentsWealth Management
September 9, 2021

What are cryptocurrencies really worth? 3>

What is it that gives the likes of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies value? Many investors have been intrigued by the potential returns here. In December 2020, Bitcoin reached $24,000 and then skyrocketed to over…
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Savings
August 25, 2021

Ideas to boost your income in 2021-22 3>

There are two main ways to increase the amount of money you can use to spend and/or save – cut expenses and grow your income. Doing the former (especially during hard economic times) can be…
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Investments
August 18, 2021

Stocks & Shares ISAs – what you need to know 3>

Interest rates on regular savings accounts are at historic lows. In 2021-22 it is nearly impossible to find an easy access account beating 0.65%, or a fixed-rate one over 1.7% (both under the Bank of…
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Investments
August 11, 2021

6 top investing mistakes to avoid 3>

Investing is a powerful way to build wealth and open financial opportunities for you and your loved ones in the future. Yet investing is often daunting for people who have not dealt with the subject…
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Pensions
August 4, 2021

How to spot a pension liberation scam 3>

Here in the UK, the phrase “pension liberation” usually refers to a type of scam. Here, fraudsters try to trick people into believing that they can access their pension funds before the age of 55.
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