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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education | Pensions

3 investment strategies (and their key differences)

By: Stuart Ritchie
November 15th, 2018

When it comes to investing…

There are three strategies.

This is great for investors…

It means they can choose the one they’re most comfortable with.

But is your strategy really working for you?

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Financial Planning | Investment

Are collectible items a good investment?

By: Stuart Ritchie
November 14th, 2018

Fine wine…

Expensive artwork…

Classic cars…

Are these good investments?

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Financial Planning | Investment | Financial Education

How to have a good investment experience (tip: it's all about control)

By: Sam Instone
November 13th, 2018

As investors, we all want a good investment experience.

The key to this is controlling what we can…

And accepting what we can’t.

I briefly touched on this last week.

Now for a more detailed look…

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Financial Education | Investment

Why worrying about your investment is a complete waste of time

By: Sam Instone
November 8th, 2018

How often do you worry about things you can’t control?

Or things that don’t matter?

We’re all human at the end of the day…

But isn’t worrying simply irrational and counterproductive?

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Financial Education

7 brilliant investment books (that are surprisingly underrated)

By: Sam Instone
November 7th, 2018

I’m often asked for a list of recommended reads.

I try to keep the more famous ones off the list…

As these appear in any simple online search.

Instead here are 7 underdogs…

And why I believe you should add them to your collection.

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Financial Planning | Investment | Financial Education

Why bear markets scare us (and why they shouldn’t)

By: Stuart Ritchie
November 6th, 2018

We’re in the longest bull run ever.

The stock market is at an all-time high.

No one knows when the tables will turn…

Including us.

But what happens when they do?

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Financial Planning | Investment | Financial Education

How one Wall Street broker changed his ways

By: Sam Instone
November 1st, 2018

Josh Brown used to work on Wall Street.

He sold expensive active investment strategies.

After a few years he realised he was not actually helping investors…

He was only helping himself.

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Financial Planning | Pensions | Investment | Financial Education

UK Budget 2018: everything expats need to know

By: Sam Instone
October 31st, 2018

Brits at home and overseas were glued to their screens this week…

As Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his budget speech.

Here are the key points for UK expats…

And what they mean for you financially.

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