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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!

Keep checking back for more articles as we grow the site.

ARTICLES - Stock market Strategy

The Early Retirement Danger Zone | Hack The 4% Rule & Hold Onto Your Money Forever

Followers of the FIRE lifestyle will have heard of the 4% safe withdrawal rate and will be aiming to build
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Emerging Markets: Buy, Buy, Buy!

2021 has not been kind to Emerging Markets investments. While the developed nations have powered ahead on a wave of
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Getting to 200 Grand – What I’d Change About My £200k Portfolio

When you reach an investment milestone like £200k, it’s good to reflect on your achievements so far, but more important
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What We Discovered When We Analysed The S&P 500.

We all hear a lot of so-called facts that we just accept as gospel. Things like it takes seven years
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Future Investment Returns Are Expected To Be Dismal

How big will your investment returns be over the years ahead? We’ve seen some huge gains recently despite wider economic
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How To Build The Perfect Vanguard Portfolio

Vanguard is one of the best providers of index funds and ETFs. So much so, that Vanguard seems to have
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Want To Retire Early? Pick Your FIRE Strategy (FAT/LEAN/COAST/BARISTA)

The Financial Independence and Retire Early movement is not very old but it has gained a lot of traction in
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What Percent Of Your Income Should You Invest For Financial Freedom? | Planning For FIRE

What percentage of your income are you saving or investing each month? If you’re like most Brits, it won’t be
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Which Stocks & Shares ISA I’m Using In 2021/22

Written by Andy:  How do you choose the best Stock & Shares ISA for 2021? Whether you’re a seasoned pro
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Checklist For Financial Freedom!

“Let me tell you something. There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a poor man, and I’ve been a rich
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ISA Year End Coming! Will You Join The 3%?

The tax year in the UK doesn’t run from January to December like a normal year. Instead, for arcane reasons,
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Should You Invest in Alternatives In 2021?

Stocks are expensive, property is expensive, bonds are expensive, and so is gold. Where else can investors turn to in
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Tax Dodging Strategy – No Dividend Stock Portfolio

These days everyone raves about index investing because it’s thought that fees are the deciding factor in how big your
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Don’t Invest Like Warren Buffett. Here’s Why

Warren Buffett needs no introduction. He has led the company Berkshire Hathaway for several decades now and turned it into
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Millionaires Invest In These Funds – Top Investment Trusts

If we want to become millionaires, then surely it makes a lot of sense to do what they do. Recently
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Top UK, US & EU Dividend Stocks For 2021 (With Trading 212 Pie)

If you want to invest in the very best dividend stocks in the world, you wouldn’t go far wrong by
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How To Become An ISA Millionaire

Surely everyone’s dream is to be an ISA millionaire – to have built up £1m in your ISA. Not only
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Why Your Pension Is Failing You – SSAS/SIPP/Workplace Pensions

Unless you’ve taken a day to sit down and really review your pension situation, your pension is almost certainly failing
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These Small Cap Stocks Are Up 33% In 6 Months!

Small cap stocks are taking off! The MSCI World Small Cap Index has absolutely skyrocketed over the last 6 months,
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Super Stock Portfolio – Automated Stock Picking With Stockopedia (& Trading 212 Pie)

Most investors know that if they build a portfolio of index tracking funds and invest for the long-term, they will
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How Did Investors Do In 2020

2020 has been a year to forget – but on the flip side, stock market performance has been a rollercoaster,
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How Much People Saved & Invested In Lockdowns

Here’s another in our series of 2020 wrap-ups, this time looking at how saving and investing shot up for most
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What Age Do People Really Retire – Retirement Statistics

In the UK, the government recognises age 68 as the age that it’s reasonable to retire. That’s the age you
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Investing In The 2020s: Roaring 20s, or a Lost Decade?

A century ago, the 1920s exploded into a decade of prosperity and excess called the Roaring Twenties. Could we be
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Why The Debt Bubble Is Due To Burst – Inspired By Ray Dalio

It’s worth understanding how debt cycles work – the periods of time between financial collapses – so that we can
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How and To Invest In China Stocks From The UK

One in six people on earth live in China, with populations of each of China’s mega regions by themselves the
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Triple Your Pension Income – Optimal Safe Withdrawal Rate

How big does your pension pot need to be? The answer comes down to how big your income needs to
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3 Super Stocks On Stockopedia For 2021

What’s our number one method of finding winning stocks – stocks that are going to generate double digits returns or
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Weak Dollar? Buy Buy Buy! – Currency Risk & Investing

The pound has been strengthening recently against the dollar. Or, more accurately, the dollar has been weakening and losing value
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How Big Should Your ISA Be?| ISA Statistics

ISAs are the main investment and savings vehicle in the UK, and every year gov.uk publish a report that gives
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The Ultimate ETF Portfolio – Low Fees, Low Taxes, High Returns

We’re always looking to build the perfect ETF portfolio and we think we’ve now come pretty close. While the overall
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What Investors Should And Shouldn’t Focus on

Investing is a minefield at the best of times, and there are tonnes of potential traps that investors need to
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Trading 212 Pie & AutoInvest Review – Best Investing App?

Trading 212 is the investing app taking the UK by storm and for good reason. One standout feature that we
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Analysing Long-Term Trends With Relative Asset Values – Stocks vs Gold vs Oil vs Property

When investors talk about beating the market, they usually mean picking stocks. That’s one way to do it, but an
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De-Risk Your Investments While Increasing Returns!

The basic premise of investing is that return is driven by risk: the higher the potential return, the higher the
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Enemies of Investing Rant – Things To Look Out For

We all need to look out for a number of threats or evils when it comes to investing. If you
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Investing: Back The Winners Or Buy The Bargains | Rebalancing The World

A properly diversified stocks portfolio will cover the whole world and be made up of ETFs or funds that allocate
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Why 100 Minus Age Rule Doesn’t Work (Shares Vs Bonds Asset Allocation)

A frequent dilemma faced by investors is, what asset allocation is best? What percentage of your portfolio should be in
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Your Opportunity Fund – Career, Investing & Side Hustles

Everyone gets opportunities to make more money. But most people either aren’t equipped to take them, or don’t see them.
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Plan, Automate, Ignore, Get Rich

We honestly believe that anyone can be wealthy. Wealth is not just reserved for an elite group of people –
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