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Where should you invest this year?

If you’re brave enough to overcome fears of Brexit and a global slowdown, where should you invest this year? You can squirrel away up to £20,000 this year in the tax perk Isa account but you must do it by the end of the tax year (5 April) or lose the allowance entirely. Of course you can have the mo...
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Check your online investment money went into shares not cash

The real killer with investing is figuring out how to do it. The admin! Even as an investment nerd I’m regularly scratching my head over which website to use to get my money in the market. These days, if you want to invest, you’ll end up using a so-called platform online. These are a wonderful innov...
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Five funds I’m fed up with

While the kids swot for exams, I’ve been doing my own revision – of my portfolio. I’ve earmarked for review a few investment funds which, when I bought them, were top of the pops but have since slid into mediocrity. Check out my list below because they were very popular at the time and it’s likely y...
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Where in the world should I invest before the end of the tax year?

Pay attention people! It’s about five weeks until the end of the tax year and if you don’t use up your annual tax perks by then, you’ll lose them forever. One of the biggest allowances is the Individual Savings Account (Isa) which is worth £15,240 this year. Admittedly you have to be truly minted to...
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Why is the stock market going crazy and should I go in?

You probably didn’t notice that, in between getting back to school and clearing up after Christmas, the stock market has been soaring. In fact, it’s hit all-time highs over record-breaking periods. This is great news for anyone saving into shares: the value of your pension and/or investments has gon...
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