Stocks - Shares - ETFs - Funds

Ultimate Passive Income

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

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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Tax-Free World Portfolio With Synthetic ETFs

We recently did a video showing how the new iShares S&P 500 Swap ETF (I500) could eliminate Dividend Withholding tax
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Take Control Of Your Financial Life – You Can’t Rely On Anyone Else!

We see a lot of people whinging on social media and in some news publications about how the government is
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The Complete Guide To Vanguard Investing – For UK-Based Investors

Vanguard tends to be investors’ first port of call when it comes to index investing and ETFs, which in many
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Were We Wrong About Bonds?

We’ve said time and again that bonds suck as an investment, and instead have chosen to put the bulk of
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Should You Jump Aboard the Clean-Energy Stocks Bull Run?

Clean Energy stocks are well into an established bull market run.   It’s a sector with serious momentum behind it:
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iShares Introduces Game Changing TAX-FREE Synthetic S&P 500 ETF

iShares have just launched a new ETF – and we think it could be a game changer.   Some of
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Top 10 Most Popular ETFs

Our favourite investment product is the Exchange Traded Fund, and it is possible to beat the market by investing in
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The US Election Impact On Stocks and ETFs (UK Perspective)

Trump vs Biden. Republicans vs Democrats. The result of the election on 3rd November in the world’s biggest market, America,
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Gaming Industry & Stocks Set To Level Up

The video games industry is now larger than the movie and music industry combined. It doesn’t get the same attention
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What Investors Think About Covid And The Recovery

What do investors think will happen next with Covid and the stock market, with Winter fast approaching? Investing is as
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Second Lockdown – Invest To Win

Never before have we been so uncertain about the UK economy’s ability to pull through this pandemic. We know that
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How To Use Pensions Alongside Your S&S ISA and Retire Young

If you’re like us and want to retire young, then listening to the mainstream media drone on about paying into
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I Just Bought This Small Cap Stock – Stock Picking Step-By-Step [UK Market]

I’m really excited about this new video! I’ve just bought shares in small-cap stock CMC Markets PLC, to test out
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Trading 212 Invest/ISA Review and FAQs

Trading 212 is an incredible investing app – not just because it’s free but because it’s packed full of awesome
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Tickr Review – Ethical Investing App

Today we’re reviewing the Tickr app, a simple investing app that let’s you invest easily into ethical funds. With its
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Problems with Day Trading | Short Term vs Long Term Investing

The stock market is one sexy playing field right now – not only are markets down to historically cheap prices
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Are Your Investments Protected If The Investment Platform Fails?

If we forget the performance of our investments for just one moment, and instead let’s look at how safe your
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Oil is Low – Buy Buy Buy! | Best and Easiest Way to Invest in Oil

Oil prices have collapsed in 2020 following the outbreak of the corona pandemic, down a mega 63% since the start
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Vanguard | Invest In Which Global Tracker Fund | Vanguard LifeStrategy vs Vanguard FTSE All-World ETF

On this site we’ve talked a lot about the importance of owning the World when you invest. But there are
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Why You Should Care About A Stock Market Crash

A stock market crash affects all of us, whether we invest or not. Your non-investor mates in the office don’t
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What to Do When Stocks Crash – Don’t Panic

Stocks and shares are constantly going up and down in value. If you can’t stomach this volatility, then you need
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ETFs Destroy All Other Investments – ETFs vs Stocks and Funds

Regular visitors to the site will know that most of the money that we invest in the Stock Market is
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Top 10 Investing Mistakes Beginners Make in the Stock Market

Many beginner investors are keen to start investing because of the easy money that can be made. And rightly so!
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WHAT WE ACTUALLY INVEST IN – Portfolio Breakdown – Sectors and Geographies

Here it is, investors – the breakdown of Ben’s personal stocks and shares portfolio by Geography and by Sector, in
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Retire Wealthy – Vanguard SIPP is Coming to The UK

The announcement that Vanguard are finally going to offer a personal pension, otherwise known as a SIPP, in early 2020,
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Property Shares – Should You Invest in REITs vs Investing in Property Directly

Investing in property is a national obsession in the UK, and any way we can make that easier for investors
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Dave Ramsey is Wrong – Don’t Blindly Follow If You’re from the UK!

Dave Ramsey is an American radio show host, author and businessman. If you’ve ever been on YouTube before and looked
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How to Own the World with Freetrade – A Global ETF Portfolio with Zero Trading Fees

We recently produced a popular video called How to Own the World with 6 ETFs, but we have since been
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Vanguard Lifestrategy vs Robo Investing with Nutmeg

The Vanguard LifeStrategy Funds are amongst the most popular funds out there, being ultra-diversified, ultra-cheap, and managed by Vanguard –
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Robinhood is Coming to the UK – What We Can Expect

Robinhood! The app that changed the investment landscape for ordinary investors in the US is finally coming to the UK.
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Which Investment Platform is Best? – Choosing An Investment Platform

Which is the best investment platform for buying stocks and funds? The answer is that there is not one but
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4 Step Guide to Stock Market Investing

New subscribers to our YouTube channel ask us often which Investment Platform we prefer; what to invest in; and how to get started - so we've written an 8-page, 4 Step Guide to Stock Market Investing that you can download for free!
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Why You Need to Be Financially Free

Why do you need to be financially free? Ask any of your peers and the majority will cite financial security
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How Nutmeg choose ETFs to invest in – Learn to invest from the pros

Nutmeg are the UKs largest and fastest growing digital wealth management service. We reviewed the robo-investing platform back in February
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When to Sell Stocks (Alternative Reasons) | Why I Sold my Shares at a Loss

Some people like to do a spring cleaning on their house. Well I just did a purge on my shares
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FTSE 100 Index – Investing Risks That UK Investors Need to Be Aware Of

The FTSE 100 is an index of the top 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange by market capitalisation.
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Trading 212 Invest App Review

Trading 212 is one of the new zero fee free trading apps in the UK revolutionising how investors buy stocks
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