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I wish I knew what dogecoin was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what dogecoin was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

In the first four months of 2021, the value of cryptocurrency dogecoin shot up by around 9,000%. But what is dogecoin and why has it gone up so much?
20 Apr 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: how to not lose money to inflation and financial repression
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: how to not lose money to inflation and financial repression

Merryn talks to Peter Spiller of the Capital Gearing Trust about how he navigated the last extraordinary year; what he's buying now; and how he plans …
16 Apr 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
16 Apr 2021
Properties for sale with mountain views
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with mountain views

From a private residential estate in Pitlochry, Perthshire, to a family house in Santa Barbara, California, eight of the best properties with mountain…
16 Apr 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what’s the difference between producer price inflation and consumer price inflation?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what’s the difference between producer price inflation and consumer price inflation?

Two of the most important indicators for the economy are “producer price inflation” and “consumer price inflation”. But what are they and what do they…
13 Apr 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
9 Apr 2021
Properties for sale with roof terraces
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with roof terraces

From a split-level apartment in a converted Victorian rice mill in Rotherhithe, London, to a Grade I-listed Georgian townhouse with far-reaching views…
9 Apr 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: picking stocks is fun, but you need to do your homework
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: picking stocks is fun, but you need to do your homework

John Stepek talks to Steve Clapham, investor, analyst and author of The Smart Money Method, about the dangers in picking individual stocks and why you…
8 Apr 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
2 Apr 2021
MoneyWeek's financial glossary
Investment strategy

MoneyWeek's financial glossary

All those financial terms you wished you knew but were too embarrassed to ask about.
2 Apr 2021
Margin call
Glossary

Margin call

When an investor borrows to bet on markets, they put down a deposit known as “margin”.
2 Apr 2021
Properties for sale for around £400,000
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £400,000

From a converted church in Banffshire with views towards the Cairngorms National Park, to a period property in the Georgian market town of Beverley, e…
2 Apr 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what is an ETF?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is an ETF?

Many investors use ETFs, or exchange-traded funds, as part of a passive investment strategy. But what exactly is an ETF?
1 Apr 2021
Pippa Malmgren: Covid, NFTs and Trump’s next big adventure
Investment strategy

Pippa Malmgren: Covid, NFTs and Trump’s next big adventure

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author, analyst and former presidential adviser Dr Pippa Malmgren about the Covid recovery, NFTs and digital flashmobs, …
1 Apr 2021
Invest in a better future for your kids with an ethical Jisa
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Invest in a better future for your kids with an ethical Jisa

If you’re looking for a home for your children’s Jisa allowances this year, why not contribute to a better future with The Big Exchange?
31 Mar 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what is a margin call?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is a margin call?

If you borrow money to invest and it all goes wrong, you could face a “margin call” from your creditors. But what exactly does that mean?
30 Mar 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
26 Mar 2021
The best properties with kitchen gardens for sale now
Houses for sale

The best properties with kitchen gardens for sale now

From a Queen Anne former rectory in Ripple, Kent, to a Grade I-listed Georgian country house in Derbyshire with two Victorian greenhouses, eight of th…
26 Mar 2021
Laura Destribats: cashing in on millennials’ spending habits
Investment strategy

Laura Destribats: cashing in on millennials’ spending habits

Merryn talks to Laura Destribats of Goldman Sachs Asset Management about investing in stocks that benefit from the behaviour and spending patterns of …
26 Mar 2021
Charles Plowden: investing for the post-pandemic world
Investment strategy

Charles Plowden: investing for the post-pandemic world

Merryn talks to Charles Plowden of Baillie Gifford about how markets have changed over the years, how he invests and how the post-pandemic world might…
25 Mar 2021
To embarrassed to ask: what are voting rights?
Too embarrassed to ask

To embarrassed to ask: what are voting rights?

When you buy shares in a company, they entitle you to a proportion of the profits via dividends. As well as that they usually – but not always – come …
23 Mar 2021
The MoneyWeek portfolio of investment trusts
Investment trusts

The MoneyWeek portfolio of investment trusts

MoneyWeek has created a low-maintenance portfolio of investment trusts.
19 Mar 2021
Calum Bruce: the post pandemic opportunities in retail property
Property

Calum Bruce: the post pandemic opportunities in retail property

Merryn talks to Calum Bruce of the Ediston Property Investment Company about how the commercial property sector – and retail in particular – has coped…
19 Mar 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
19 Mar 2021
Properties for sale for around £2m
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £2m

From a renovated traditional mews house in Bayswater, to a Grade I-listed Elizabethan manor on the southern edge of Exmoor National Park, eight of th …
19 Mar 2021
I wish I knew what a 60/40 portfolio was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what a 60/40 portfolio was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

If you’ve ever spoken to a financial adviser or read an investment magazine, you may have heard the term “60/40 portfolio”. But what exactly is a 60/…
16 Mar 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
12 Mar 2021
The best houses with eco-credentials for sale now
Houses for sale

The best houses with eco-credentials for sale now

From a converted farm steading with a biomass boiler and a wind turbine in Northumberland, to a modern mansion in Surrey and a contemporary eco-develo…
12 Mar 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: the great rotation and the return of the retail investor
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast: the great rotation and the return of the retail investor

Merryn and John look at what's happening in the markets as investors pull out of super expensive growth stocks and into less expensive value stocks; t…
12 Mar 2021
Sustainability is an investment imperative
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Sustainability is an investment imperative

Sustainability is a key to long-term investment success for both wider economies and individual companies
10 Mar 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what’s the difference between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what’s the difference between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension?

Broadly speaking, there are two types of pension schemes – defined contributions and defined benefits. But what's the difference between them?
9 Mar 2021
Temple Bar investment trust: a return to value
Investment trusts

Temple Bar investment trust: a return to value

Merryn talks to Nick Purves and Ian Lance of the Temple Bar Investment Trust about the shift in the investment landscape and the value available in UK…
5 Mar 2021
Warren Buffett: things are looking bleak for bond investors
Bonds

Warren Buffett: things are looking bleak for bond investors

Warren Buffett, America’s best-known investor, has warned shareholders in his investment vehicle Berkshire Hathaway that “bonds are not the place to b…
5 Mar 2021
Share tips of the week
Share tips

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
5 Mar 2021
Houses for sale for around £600,000
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £600,000

From a Grade II-listed, 15th-century house in the medieval part of Bury St Edmunds to a top-floor apartment in a period building in London’s Queen’s P…
5 Mar 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what is fiscal drag?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is fiscal drag?

How can politicians raise more tax revenue, without damaging their political popularity too badly? One way is by using “fiscal drag”. Here's what that…
2 Mar 2021