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Investment | Financial Planning

Are you at risk?

By: Sam Instone
January 17th, 2019

We all have our own retirement dreams…

That idyllic stage of our lives when you can do the things you want…

As long as your income supports it.

But what happens if you run out of money?

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education

You may be wrecking your investments (without knowing it)

By: Sam Instone
January 15th, 2019

Human beings are prone to biases.

Tim Richards, behavioural expert and blogger, says they can wreck investments.

One may be particularly important to understand this year...

Given 2018’s market performance and the news surrounding it.

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Investment | Financial Planning

2017 vs. 2018 in the market (PLUS! Tips for 2019)

By: Stuart Ritchie
January 10th, 2019

A lot can happen in a year.

The Earth orbits the Sun.

130 million babies are born.

And the stock market proves (yet again)…

Why we cannot possibly predict what’s yet to come.

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Financial Planning | Financial Education | Investment

7 important financial ideas to kickstart 2019

By: Sam Instone
January 7th, 2019

New year…

New goals, right?

But how often do we fulfil them, especially the financial ones?

Find out below…

(Along with a few interesting ideas to guide you financially in 2019).

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Financial Education | Investment

Confused about these investing terms? You’re not alone

By: Stuart Ritchie
January 3rd, 2019

A New Year brings new goals.

If investing is on your list of resolutions…

A good place to start is with some basics.

The lingo.

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Financial Education | Financial Planning | Investment

5 podcasts you should listen to in 2019 (plus 3 facts you might not know)

By: Stuart Ritchie
January 2nd, 2019

If you aren’t already a lover of podcasts…

Do yourself a favour and hop on the bandwagon.

If, like me, time is something you lack…

But you are always hungry to learn…

Then podcasts are without doubt the most convenient way to consume content.

Here are my top 5 podcasts…

Why not give them a try in 2019?

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Investment | Financial Planning | Financial Education | Pensions

How to choose a financial adviser who’s right for you

By: Stuart Ritchie
December 23rd, 2018

Following on from last week’s blog

Discussing the 4 types of financial advisers…

Here’s the next step…

Actually choosing one…

With insight from financial expert, Michael Kitces.

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Financial Education | Financial Planning | Pensions | Investment

4 types of financial advisers (and which are best avoided)

By: Stuart Ritchie
December 20th, 2018

What’s in a name?

In financial services, a lot actually.

Identical labels, job titles and service descriptions often mean completely different things.

Making it extremely difficult for the untrained eye to decipher.

But understanding the real differences is critical to what you get.

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