Markets are Crashing – Should I Be Worried?

It seems everywhere I look in the last few weeks I see pictures of stressed traders and a mass of red on trading screens. Newspapers […]

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The Lowdown on Leverage

Leverage or gearing as it is sometimes known is a useful servant but a cruel master. This week I look at some of the benefits […]

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How Important Are Dividends?

An investor in equities benefits from potential capital growth and income in the form of dividends. The stock market indexes quoted on the news do […]

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Cost Effective Investing

Most investing by private individuals is done through collective investments (funds.) Why do people choose this route to the investment markets? What are the benefits? […]

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Saving and Investing – What’s the Difference?

Well done! You have your expenses under control; you have saved an emergency fund and you have provided yourself and your family with sufficient insurance […]

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