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A personal finance blog, making finance personal.
A personal finance blog, making finance personal.
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Have you ever looked back at an unexpected event, really thought about it and figured you could have predicted what was going to happen based on what was occurring just before it? Sounds like the pretty logical way to look at things because you can learn…
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You’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “If so and so jumped off a cliff, would you?” at least once in your lifetime, and no doubt it was said to you by someone older and wiser. The lesson to be learned by this phrase is that you shouldn’t always follow the…
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It’s a common fact that we like to stick with what we know, and the very same could be said for the groceries we buy, week in and week out. The Guardian reports that the average household spends £56.80 a week on food and drink, but are we spending each…
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Panic buying is an interesting phenomenon which occasionally sweeps the UK, and threatens to plunge the country into a roiling nadir of despair on a semi regular basis. The term refers to when a threatened shortage or price hike for a certain item is…
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We thought we’d do something a little different with this post and talk about five commons terms in the investment world, and ask the average layperson off the cuff if they can figure out what these terms mean. This is a handy look into the psyche of the…
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If you’re a savvy investor, then you most definitely do your research before you invest in a fund – or do you? Do you know whether you are taking in all possible sources of information and acting accordingly? Confirmation bias is a psychological…
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Loss Aversion: How you can actually miss out by playing it safe with investments.
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The familiarity effect and investing - how this can affect the diversification of your portfolio.
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Let’s face it, one of the worries people have when considering obtaining financial advice is how much it will cost, and whether it’ll be proportionate to the pot of money we have. The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, announced back in November that an…
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In our previous posts, we covered what we think are the 3 most established robo-advisors in the UK market. We’ll now take a look at a few more than have entered the market, which has now become a very competitive arena. Scalable Capital Just like Nutmeg,…
Robo-advisors: best of the rest
Robo-advisors: best of the rest
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