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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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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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Investment

Fact: 2019 has proven there’s no way to predict the markets

By: Stuart Ritchie
December 24th, 2019

If you're a regular reader, you’ll know my thoughts on stock pickers.

Those who try to forecast market movements...

May as well enter a casino and place their life savings on red.

2019 has shown us many examples of this unpredictability.

Here are some examples...

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Our 9 most talked-about [perhaps slightly controversial] blogs in 2019

By: Sam Instone
December 19th, 2019

84.

That's how many blogs our team have given you this year.

They've covered everything from the markets to investment behaviour...

Economic and political events to longevity risk...

Lottery winners to huge financial loss...

And more.

Some got you talking more than others.

Here are nine of them.

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Here's the best thing you can do for your investments in 2020 (nothing)

By: Robin Powell
December 12th, 2019

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

Human beings are hard-wired to do things.

And the pace of modern life has intensified it.

Our culture encourages us to maximise our time...

Keep to do lists...

And cram our diaries with appointments.

But is this obsession with getting stuff done, really worth the effort?

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3 easy lessons that will transform your children's money habits today [plus 3 lessons for parents included]

By: Sam Instone
December 11th, 2019

Living in Dubai, luxury doesn't surprise me.

Supercars, mansions and gold-plated everything abound.

But I worry about the impact this type of extravagance may have upon children.

Here's why.

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Proof that diversifying your investments is a no-brainer (PLUS two types of products to avoid like the plague)

By: Robin Powell
December 4th, 2019

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

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned from more than 60 years of academic research...

It’s that diversifying your investments is a very good idea.

Not only does it reduce risk, but it can also improve your expected returns.

What’s more, it gives you a smoother ride towards your investment goals.

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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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