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The Brexit effect on the markets may surprise you

The Brexit effect on the markets may surprise you

June 25, 2019

It’s three years since Britain voted to leave the EU. And what’s happened since for investors highlights that you need to be careful about who you listen to, and what you take away from them. People like to give predictions about the future, but none of us know what will actually happen. Read this article to find out exactly how the stock market has performed in the last 3 years.

Category: Saving & Investing

 
 
 
Does it help to try Help to Buy ISAs?

Does it help to try Help to Buy ISAs?

June 21, 2019

Help to Buy has been in the headlines recently. A recent report said that people were borrowing money from the government scheme when they didn’t need to, which has pushed up house prices and made it more difficult for some people to get on the housing ladder. So it is still worth considering this if you are thinking about buying a house?

Let’s look beyond the headlines at the scheme and its implications.

Category: Financial Planning, Saving & Investing

 
 
Getting financially organised in 2019: Q2 check in

Getting financially organised in 2019: Q2 check in

June 14, 2019

Unbelievably, we’re nearly halfway through the year! Time flies, and that means it’s time to check in on where you’re up to on your financial organisation for the year. There are three key areas to look at to ensure you are getting financially organised.

Category: Financial Planning

 
 
 
Investment lessons learned from Woodford woes

Investment lessons learned from Woodford woes

June 7, 2019

Neil Woodford has been in the news a lot this week as his flagship equity income fund has suspended trading as investors rush to the exit. Read the article to understand what happened what lessons you can learn if you are an investor.

Category: Saving & Investing

 
 
Personal finance and the psychology of money

Personal finance and the psychology of money

May 31, 2019

If you are struggling with your personal finance, the worst thing you can do, although it might also be the most natural, is to dwell on the here and now and the bad situation you’re in. Follow the 5 step money plan and you will be able to become more financially organised and start investing in your future.

Category: Financial Planning