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The ins and outs of making money on Airbnb

Getting paid for letting out your spare room or house on AirBnB isn’t as straightforward as it sounds.

Small business: the best card readers to use for accepting digital payments

As cash falls out of favour, small businesses need to be able to accept digital payments. Updating your payment systems is key. David Prosser picks the best of the card readers.

Five questions for: David Luck, CEO of Capital on Tap

Capital on Tap lends money to small UK businesses.

Hang up on your telecoms provider

If your business is spending more than ever on phone and broadband, now is the time to look around for a better deal.

Brexit bargains and dangerous dividends: we talk to BlackRock Throgmorton’s Dan Whitestone

Dan Whitestone, manager of the BlackRock Throgmorton investment trust, will be taking part in a panel discussion at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit on 22 November. We caught up with him to find out where the best opportunities are right now – and to discuss the dreaded ‘B’ word. 

How tax has shaped the course of human history

Taxation is as old as civilisation itself. But how much is too much? Dominic Frisby looks at how taxation, war and society have evolved together over the centuries.

Child Trust Funds: where is your child’s cash?

Your offspring may have a child trust fund tucked away. If so, their money is being consumed by fees

The fall of the house of Woodford – and what it means for your money

Neil Woodford has been fired from his Equity Income fund, which is now being wound up. John Stepek looks at how he got into this mess, and what it means for investors.

Unleash the power of private equity

Technology-focused private equity fund HG Capital Trust is a successful investor in unlisted companies that has shrugged off political uncertainty

Betting on politics: how long has Boris Johnson got as PM?

Boris Johnson could well go down in history as the prime minister with the shortest term in office. Matthew Partridge looks at the odds.

Parker Schnabel: the dirt nerd who keeps striking gold

Parker Schnabel was a typical Alaskan teenager when he discovered gold exploration and reality television. Still only 25, he has excelled at both for a decade. What will he do next? 

Five stocks that offer robust returns from the robotics sector

Professional investor Peter Lingen of the Pictet Robotics fund highlights five promising investments from the sector.

Trade wars and Brexit: are we really any closer to deals?

With a ceasefire in the US-China trade war and Brexit negotiations entering “the tunnel”, John Stepek asks if we’re any closer to real deals in either, and explains how it all affects your investments.

Chart of the week: Dr Copper diagnoses an ailing economy

The price of copper has slipped by a fifth this year and is now at a near-two-year low of around $5,600 a tonne.

One example of the madness of our inheritance tax rules

Our system of inheritance tax is needlessly complicated, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here, she outlines one way in which the well-off could save over £300,000 on inheritance tax, just by following the rules to the letter.

Banking faces a spiral of decline

Once highly prized banking jobs on Wall Street or in the City have lost their allure, says Matthew Lynn.

Nuclear fusion – what it is, how it works and when it could be powering our lives

Securing unlimited clean, safe and carbon-free energy for the rest of time would be revolutionary for the world economy. Is this now within sight?

The charts that matter: hopes for a trade deal and a Brexit breakthrough

John Sepek looks at how the latest Brexit negotiations have affected the chart that matter most to the global economy.

Vietnam: winning Trump’s trade war

There’s been one clear winner in the US-China trade war so far – Vietnam. Many investors see it as the developing world’s next big thing.

Currency Corner: the Romanian leu – a currency that has fallen even harder than the pound

In this week’s currency corner, Dominic Frisby takes look at the Romanian leu, which has, over the years, been something of a dog. Much like the pound, in fact.

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