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Investing a windfall: a short guide

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. It can be difficult to decide what to do when a large amount of money unexpectedly comes your way. Perhaps a […]
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Start a portfolio or pay off your mortgage?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. This is arguably one of the most difficult questions for households to answer. Should I focus on paying off the mortgage, […]
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Cash in a crisis: a short guide

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. The COVID-19 pandemic took the world entirely by surprise in 2020. Across the world, many investors chose to sell their equities […]
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What’s happening with the capital gains tax review?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. If you have followed the financial news in July you will likely have heard of Chancellor Sunak’s commissioning of a review […]
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Negative oil prices – what they are and why they matter

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Just like many other industries, the COVID-19 pandemic has been highly detrimental to the oil and gas sector across the world. […]
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Can pound cost averaging help investors during a pandemic?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Sometimes fears over a possible stock market crash – like the one we saw in the first quarter of 2020 – […]
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How is the UK housing market recovering?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. As we all move towards the 2020 summer and the UK edges slowly out of lockdown, many are asking what the […]
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(May) bull vs. bear market – what should investors do?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Towards the end of April 2020, some market commentators were beginning to speak of a return to “bull territory” in the […]
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Should I buy more stocks during a down market?

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. Investors typically characterise the overall movement of stocks in one of two ways. It could be a “bull market” where company […]
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Volatility? Remember, investing is for the long term

This content is for information and inspiration purposes only. It should not be taken as financial or investment advice. To receive personalised, regulated financial advice regarding your affairs please consult an independent financial adviser. From the investor’s perspective, 2020 has gotten off to a strange start. In January, many people were looking ahead with great […]
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