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    Why aren’t women investing?

    With interest rates low and inflation strengthening, this isn’t an environment for savers. Yet more-than half of women in the UK aren’t investing because they don’t have enough money at the end of the month, Moneyfarm research shows. The gender gap is having a direct impact on how women can prepare financially for the future, […]

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  • French election, Paris, Louvre, Marine Le Pen, Macron

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    Macron wins the French election

    Emmanuel Macron has swept to victory in the French presidential election after going head-to-head with Marine Le Pen on Sunday. Leader of the independent En Marche! (On the Move!) party, Macron won with an estimated 66% majority and will become the youngest-ever president of the Fifth Republic. After seeing off the other contenders in Republican […]

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    How will the budget impact you?

    When Philip Hammond took to the House of Commons to present his first Spring Budget, he was also presenting his last. The annual Budget will now take place in the Autumn, which means this year, the year of Article 50, there will be two Budgets. A strong economy Given that the UK has voted to […]

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    Five ISA myths debunked

    Even when interest rates are low as they are now, your ISA allowance is something worth taking advantage of. When the government is allowing you to save £20,000 tax free each year, it’s a valuable opportunity. But some people still worry about whether they should use ISAs. Here are the myths – and why you should […]

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    ISAs: Time to move away from cash?

    If you’re relying on a cash ISA for any part of your savings strategy, now could be time for a re-think. Whilst back in 2012 a cash ISA could have earned you over 3%, today you’ll be lucky to get much over 1%. It’s especially important if you’re saving for something that’s likely to get […]

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