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Investment | Financial Education

This UAE-based lawyer lost 11% of his £600,000 investment to hidden commissions – here’s how

By: Stuart Ritchie
August 15th, 2019

Ever heard of an investing black hole?

Essentially, your money is sucked in…

And never seen again.

Don’t believe me?

Read this client’s story.

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Investment | Financial Education

7 finance books that will completely change your life

By: Sam Instone
August 8th, 2019

Go to bed smarter than when you woke up.

That’s the Buffett formula.

The world’s greatest investor once gave students the following advice:

“Read 500 pages a day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.”

Nice thought, isn’t it?

Here’s my list of finance books to help put this into action.

Ready?

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Investment | Financial Education

3 easy ways you can harness the power of the stock market

By: Stuart Ritchie
July 31st, 2019

This morning I flicked through Sky News on my iPhone…

While waiting in line at Starbucks.

In 10 minutes, I interacted with 3 companies on the stock market.

There’ll be hundreds more throughout the day…

Why am I telling you this?

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Investment | Financial Education

10 investing truths to live by

By: Sam Instone
July 26th, 2019

The Internet has made all of our lives easier.

In some ways, it’s made it harder.

With the vast expanse of information readily available…

It can feel impossible to decipher what’s right and wrong.

But investing is simple.

You just need to know these unchanging truths.   

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30 years of investment excuses, that the market happily ignored [infographic]

By: Stuart Ritchie
July 15th, 2019

Every year, global events shape our countries…

Our economies.

But happily ignoring these events,

(in term of our investments, at least),

Is the best course of action.

After all, it’s what the market does…

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Investment | Financial Education

Why are you so convinced that picking stocks doesn't work?

By: Stuart Ritchie
June 30th, 2019

Outguessing market prices.

Picking the next winner.

Finding a truly undervalued investment.

All proponents of the traditional approach to investing…

Yet all, according to evidence, impossible.

Here’s why.

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

Is hiring an adviser worth it? (Part 2)

By: Sam Instone
June 27th, 2019

In case you missed it.

This week I mentioned 4 key factors that either make an adviser ‘worth it’ or not.

Here’s the next set.

And surprisingly, they are all about YOU.

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

Is hiring an adviser worth it?

By: Sam Instone
June 25th, 2019

Another great question from a reader.

Let’s be honest, it’s what we’re all thinking.

It’s one of THE most important questions when it comes to financial advice.

So is hiring an adviser worth it?

My answer might surprise you.

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