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    Multiple ISA portfolios explained

    There is a common misconception that you can only invest in one ISA portfolio in a single tax year. While it’s true that you can only invest in a single ISA of each type in a given tax year, there is no limit to the number of portfolios that can exist within it.  So, to […]

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    Five mistakes to avoid when investing

    The Covid-19 pandemic has rattled the lives of almost everyone. People have lost jobs, been socially hamstrung and had to change plans on the fly to respond to what has been a year of crippling uncertainty. A side effect of this chaos, though, has been people reassessing what is important in life and looking to […]

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    A guide to self-employed pension contributions

    For self-employed people with a business to run, setting up and managing a private pension can be low down the list of priorities. Less than a third of self-employed people are actively paying into a pension, making it one of the key drawbacks of working for yourself.  The often irregular income and lack of an […]

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    Lockdown: An opportunity for financial fine-tuning?

    With Covid-19 still rampant across Europe (and, indeed, the world), many countries are in the midst of another lockdown to slow down the spread as we await the impact of the vaccines. The UK locked down for a third time earlier this month, with Boris Johnson announcing a stay-at-home message that extends until at least […]

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    Emerging markets: Reviewing the outlook for 2021

    The last decade has not been particularly kind to emerging markets. The performance of this particular index, which is now made up of an extremely diverse group of countries, has remained largely stagnant over the past 10 years.  What are the reasons for this stagnation? And what are the prospects for this particular asset class […]

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    The topics that will define 2021

    If we look back on a busy year, we see a few key themes that underpin most of the biggest news – healthcare, international politics and the economy. Covering Covid-19, the impact of lockdown on the economy and the culmination of years of Brexit discussion, these broad themes have seldom been more all-encompassing.  As we […]

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    Our New Year’s resolutions for 2021

    After a year that’s been filled with difficulty and uncertainty, we’re all looking to 2021 to bring better things. We can’t control the situation with Covid-19 and we certainly can’t control the economic consequences, but we can get a handle on our own personal finances to best place ourselves for success and security going forward.  […]

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