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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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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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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

The 50/30/20 rule to wealth

By: Sam Instone
October 30th, 2018

We all have financial obligations.

Our disposable income helps us to fulfil them.

So how do we allocate our money…

To prioritise between needs, wants and savings?

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Financial Planning | Investment | Financial Education

Burning questions we're asked the most

By: Stuart Ritchie
October 25th, 2018

Here are the answers to the most common questions we’re asked.

If you want a little insight into the US market performance…

Investing in FAANGs…

What makes Dimensional better than others…

Or how interest rates affect your investments…

Then read on for more.

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Financial Education | Financial Planning | Investment | Pensions

What’s money without time?

By: Sam Instone
October 24th, 2018

Remember the movie, The Matrix?

(How could you not).

The character, Neo, was given two choices – the blue pill or the red pill.

Now imagine the blue was money and the red, time.

Which would you choose?

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Financial Education | Investment | Financial Planning

Our top 5 financial videos

By: Sam Instone
October 18th, 2018

Many people prefer video over text.

Not only is it quicker to consume…

The information is also easier to retain.

So huge is video now, that YouTube has over a billion users…

Almost one-third of total Internet users.

Are you subscribed to our channel?

Here are our top 5 videos of all time…

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