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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

5 videos and 10 minutes of life-changing financial information

By: Sam Instone
January 16th, 2020

We all have a lot going on.

Our careers, families, hobbies and sports.

Then there's the added anxiety that comes with the New Year...

New goals and new financial obligations.

You wouldn't be blamed for thinking there's simply not enough time in a day.

On top of everything else...

You want to be a better investor so keeping up with financial updates is vital.

Right?

Well, here's a start...

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Financial Planning | Financial Education

The worrying reason active managers like complexity

By: Robin Powell
January 14th, 2020

Guest post from Robin Powell of The Evidence-Based Investor blog...

One of the biggest attractions of having a broadly passive investment strategy is the simplicity of it.

You don’t have to speculate on particular sectors or regions or constantly monitor how your portfolio is performing.

The long-term market return is more than adequate to meet the need of most investors.

Here's why.

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Financial Planning | Financial Education

How to bounce back financially after slipping up in December

By: Sam Instone
January 9th, 2020

December seems to be one of the most difficult months for financial goals.

Am I right?

There are holidays to pay for.

Gifts to buy.

Endless events and functions to attend.

It can test even the most conscientious savers to spend more than intended.

And that's okay.

As long as you get back on track.

Here's how.

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

The #1 thing investors need to do to improve returns in 2020 [plus a money-back guarantee if it doesn't work for you]

By: Sam Instone
January 5th, 2020

More has been written on the active versus passive debate than probably any other issue facing investors.

Every day people are coming up with different theories as to why one is better than the other.

Depending who you speak to, people are passionately for one and against the other.

So which approach is right for you?

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Financial Planning | Financial Education

20 things you MUST do to achieve financial success in 2020

By: Sam Instone
January 2nd, 2020

A new year and new goals.

No doubt there’ll be new information about where best to invest.

And how.

You’ll stumble upon websites predicting the year’s best funds or cryptocurrencies.

You’ll probably find all the information confusing.

And most likely contradictory.

Sound familiar?

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

How to give your children a financial head start – in one easy step [Video]

By: Stuart Ritchie
December 2nd, 2019

One of the most important concepts for investors to grasp is compounding.

It’s the principle on which most great fortunes are built...

And it’s far more powerful than you might imagine.

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

How the ground-breaking technology of Dimensional Funds is the future of investing

By: Sam Instone
November 6th, 2019

Science has changed every aspect of our lives...

Including how we communicate, travel, shop and even invest.

And the technology keeps improving.

In the financial world, those who don't keep up, often fall behind.

And sell their clients short.

Here's why.

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Financial Education

No, structured products are NOT a good idea and yet expat investors are still being sold them

By: Stuart Ritchie
November 3rd, 2019

If you follow me on social media or keep up with my blogs...

You'll know I often talk about the dangers of structured products.

My stance frequently riles up investors and financial advisers who "firmly believe" in their benefits.

But these people are wrong.

The risks that come with structured products far outweigh their benefits.

Let me explain...

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