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Investing in bonds: what are fallen angels and why have they been such good investments?
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Investing in bonds: what are fallen angels and why have they been such good investments?

In the first of a series of articles on different aspects of investing in bonds, David explains what “fallen angels” – and what purpose they serve in …
28 Sep 2020
Why tech investors' redefinition of "value" is meaningless
Investment strategy

Why tech investors' redefinition of "value" is meaningless

Pretending that high-growth tech companies are value stocks makes the concept meaningless, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
28 Sep 2020
Making a will online in the age of Covid
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Personal finance

Making a will online in the age of Covid

The pandemic has propelled the procedure of making a will into the digital age – but beware.
15 Sep 2020
Mega-cap tech stocks: a very crowded trade
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Tech stocks

Mega-cap tech stocks: a very crowded trade

It’s a dangerous time for markets when investors can no longer afford to go against the consensus
14 Sep 2020
The pros and cons of the government's new Kickstart jobs scheme
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Small business

The pros and cons of the government's new Kickstart jobs scheme

The government’s new work placement scheme, which provides funding for employers to offer work placements to young people, is appealing. But the red t…
11 Sep 2020
Make sure you insure your UK holiday
Travel insurance

Make sure you insure your UK holiday

If you're holidaying in the UK, it still makes sense to take out travel insurance.
8 Sep 2020
How to fight the fraudsters coming for your pension pot
Personal finance

How to fight the fraudsters coming for your pension pot

Investment and pension scams have proliferated during lockdown. Here’s how to protect yourself.
8 Sep 2020

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Japanese stocks still look cheap after Shinzo Abe's resignation
Japan stockmarkets

Japanese stocks still look cheap after Shinzo Abe's resignation

A period of uncertainty after Shinzo Abe's resignation could be a good chance to buy Japanese stocks at a good price.
3 Sep 2020
Child trust funds are about to bring a windfall for teenagers
Savings accounts for children

Child trust funds are about to bring a windfall for teenagers

The first child trust funds are maturing in September, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby. But what should teenagers do with the money?
31 Aug 2020
Equity investors should look to Europe for growth
European stockmarkets

Equity investors should look to Europe for growth

In the scramble for alternative to overpriced US stocks, investors could do worse than look at European equities.
28 Aug 2020
Government opens up second round of help for the self-employed
Small business

Government opens up second round of help for the self-employed

The second round of the government’s SEISS scheme, which offers grants of up to £6,750 to self-employed people, is now open. Applications will be acc…
28 Aug 2020
Hunting for value in emerging-market funds
Investment strategy

Hunting for value in emerging-market funds

Many emerging-market stocks look cheap – but few funds are betting on them while the risks remain high
28 Aug 2020
How to claw back tax overpaid when opting for pension drawdown
Pensions

How to claw back tax overpaid when opting for pension drawdown

Many retirees opting for drawdown schemes – taking money out of their pension savings – have overpaid tax. Here’s what to do to get it back.
26 Aug 2020
Why it can sometimes pay to invest in illiquid stocks
Investment strategy

Why it can sometimes pay to invest in illiquid stocks

In nervy markets, lower liquidity can make more difference to shares in major companies than you’d expect
24 Aug 2020
Sukhinder Singh: get ready for the rum revolution
Alternative investments

Sukhinder Singh: get ready for the rum revolution

Rum has come of age and for collectors, the party is just getting started. Sukhinder Singh, co-founder of The Whisky Exchange, talks to MoneyWeek.
21 Aug 2020
Career risk – the private investor’s secret weapon
Investment strategy

Career risk – the private investor’s secret weapon

Tim Price discusses the nature of risk, and how private investors can use one specific type of risk to get an edge on the professionals.
21 Aug 2020
Prepare for PPI part 2
Personal finance

Prepare for PPI part 2

The payment protection insurance saga is heading for a sequel.
18 Aug 2020
The final furlough: the job retention scheme is winding down
Small business

The final furlough: the job retention scheme is winding down

The government’s Job Retention Scheme is winding down, says David Prosser. Prepare now.
17 Aug 2020
Emerging-market investors shun cheap stocks for pricey internet plays
Investment strategy

Emerging-market investors shun cheap stocks for pricey internet plays

Emerging-market investors are piling into high-priced internet businesses and shunning cheap stocks.
16 Aug 2020
If companies have too much power, we need more competition, not higher taxes
US Economy

If companies have too much power, we need more competition, not higher taxes

Free-market capitalism is breaking down and that is going to lead to higher taxes down the line. John Stepek explains why that matters for investors.
11 Aug 2020
The drawbacks of pension drawdown
Pensions

The drawbacks of pension drawdown

Income drawdown – tapping your pension savings for income – can be risky, says David Prosser. Here's what to watch out for.
11 Aug 2020
Four of the best apps to help you manage your money
Personal finance

Four of the best apps to help you manage your money

These four tools will help you to cut your bills, track your spending, save up, and even file your tax return.
11 Aug 2020