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There are many ways to invest but the most popular (and not without good reason!) is via the stock market. There is no easier way to invest for such an incredible mix of passive income and capital growth - if you do it right!
Getting Investing Right
Buying shares is easy, once you're set up on an appropriate Investment Platform, and we've got you covered here: we'll be looking at the very BEST platforms for stocks, shares, ETFs and funds.
But should you be buying shares? Or funds? Or both, and if so, how much of each, and how often? And how do you know what your buying is a good investment?
We'll arm you with the best stock market strategies to achieve investing success. So first arm yourself with the knowledge, and then get on with setting yourself Financially Free!
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ARTICLES - Stock market Strategy
Followers of the FIRE lifestyle will have heard of the 4% safe withdrawal rate and will be aiming to build
2021 has not been kind to Emerging Markets investments. While the developed nations have powered ahead on a wave of
When you reach an investment milestone like £200k, it’s good to reflect on your achievements so far, but more important
We all hear a lot of so-called facts that we just accept as gospel. Things like it takes seven years
How big will your investment returns be over the years ahead? We’ve seen some huge gains recently despite wider economic
Vanguard is one of the best providers of index funds and ETFs. So much so, that Vanguard seems to have
The Financial Independence and Retire Early movement is not very old but it has gained a lot of traction in
What percentage of your income are you saving or investing each month? If you’re like most Brits, it won’t be
Written by Andy: How do you choose the best Stock & Shares ISA for 2021? Whether you’re a seasoned pro
“Let me tell you something. There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a poor man, and I’ve been a rich
The tax year in the UK doesn’t run from January to December like a normal year. Instead, for arcane reasons,
Stocks are expensive, property is expensive, bonds are expensive, and so is gold. Where else can investors turn to in
These days everyone raves about index investing because it’s thought that fees are the deciding factor in how big your
Warren Buffett needs no introduction. He has led the company Berkshire Hathaway for several decades now and turned it into
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Surely everyone’s dream is to be an ISA millionaire – to have built up £1m in your ISA. Not only
Unless you’ve taken a day to sit down and really review your pension situation, your pension is almost certainly failing
Small cap stocks are taking off! The MSCI World Small Cap Index has absolutely skyrocketed over the last 6 months,
Most investors know that if they build a portfolio of index tracking funds and invest for the long-term, they will
2020 has been a year to forget – but on the flip side, stock market performance has been a rollercoaster,
Here’s another in our series of 2020 wrap-ups, this time looking at how saving and investing shot up for most
In the UK, the government recognises age 68 as the age that it’s reasonable to retire. That’s the age you
A century ago, the 1920s exploded into a decade of prosperity and excess called the Roaring Twenties. Could we be
It’s worth understanding how debt cycles work – the periods of time between financial collapses – so that we can
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How big does your pension pot need to be? The answer comes down to how big your income needs to
What’s our number one method of finding winning stocks – stocks that are going to generate double digits returns or
The pound has been strengthening recently against the dollar. Or, more accurately, the dollar has been weakening and losing value
ISAs are the main investment and savings vehicle in the UK, and every year gov.uk publish a report that gives
We’re always looking to build the perfect ETF portfolio and we think we’ve now come pretty close. While the overall
Investing is a minefield at the best of times, and there are tonnes of potential traps that investors need to
Trading 212 is the investing app taking the UK by storm and for good reason. One standout feature that we
When investors talk about beating the market, they usually mean picking stocks. That’s one way to do it, but an
The basic premise of investing is that return is driven by risk: the higher the potential return, the higher the
We all need to look out for a number of threats or evils when it comes to investing. If you
A properly diversified stocks portfolio will cover the whole world and be made up of ETFs or funds that allocate
A frequent dilemma faced by investors is, what asset allocation is best? What percentage of your portfolio should be in
Everyone gets opportunities to make more money. But most people either aren’t equipped to take them, or don’t see them.