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7 powerful investment lessons from Warren Buffett

The pandemic has led to more people taking control of their finances and investing. If you’re looking for some investing tips, the following pearls of wisdom from Warren Buffett are a great place to start. Known as a businessman and…

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Can money buy happiness? It’s the freedom to reach goals that adds value to your life

Is the common saying “money can’t buy happiness” true? Research suggests that it isn’t, and that the opportunities financial security brings can deliver happiness and improve wellbeing. This latest study refutes often cited research, which claims money could buy happiness…

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8 pension mistakes that could affect your retirement

Saving for retirement should be part of your financial plan and can help you secure the lifestyle you’re looking forward to. But watch out for these eight pension mistakes, which could ruin your plans. 1. Putting off paying into a…

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Pensions and divorce: What are your options?

If you’re going through a divorce, your pension and retirement are likely the last things on your mind. And yet the decisions you make during the divorce process can have a lifelong impact. Despite pensions often being one of the…

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10 practical financial spring cleaning tips to boost your savings

Winter is behind us and it’s that time of the year when people give their homes a spring clean. But don’t just focus on tidying up your material possessions – take some time to clean up your finances too. It…

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Budget 2021 – The winners and losers

A year ago, Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget just as the pandemic began to take hold. While his £30 billion package sounded significant, it’s a sum that has paled into insignificance over the last 12 months as the chancellor…

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Your 2021 Budget summary

On Wednesday 3 March, Rishi Sunak delivered his second Budget as chancellor. The Budget outlines the state of the economy and the government’s spending plans. The World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic on 11 March 2020, the same date…

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Guide: Behavioural biases, and how they affect your financial decisions

Our latest guide is in partnership with Neil Bage, founder of Be-IQ, a fintech company focused on behavioural insights. The guide gives a fascinating overview of how our behavioural biases can affect the decisions we make. It could help you…

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Investment market update: January 2021

As we start 2021, there are reasons to be optimistic and some of this is showing in market movements. However, there are still obstacles which could have an impact on investments in the coming months. The International Monetary Fund has…

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International Day of Happiness: 5 reasons to be optimistic

Saturday 20 March is the International Day of Happiness. After the challenges of 2020, we could all use something to make us feel a little more cheerful. Yet, despite doom and gloom dominating the headlines, there are reasons to be…

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43% of savers and investors don’t know where to find advice

We know that financial advice can change lives and help people achieve their goals. Yet, research from network Openwork found that more than two in five people don’t know how to access advice. It could mean they’re…

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2 top reasons why you shouldn’t just follow exciting investment fads

How many times have you heard or read about a particular stock that you should invest in? It can be tempting to follow exciting investment fads, but there are reasons why you shouldn’t. From speaking to a friend that’s made…

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