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The Basics of Retirement Planning

The Basics of Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is very important, but people often start too late. If you’re reading this, then you’re taking an important first step. There are some basic concepts that are ... Continue Reading →
How to Prepare for Your First Mortgage

How to Prepare for Your First Mortgage

Making the switch from renting to owning is a very exciting time. It’s a new chapter in your life, but it can require lots of preparation and work. Here, we’ll talk about what goes ... Continue Reading →
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How to Get Off to a Good Financial Start in the New Year

Since we’re all making resolutions for the New Year, one of the most important areas of focus should be your finances. Today, we’re going to cover a few very basic and easy options ... Continue Reading →
5 Things to Consider Before Buying Life Insurance

5 Things to Consider Before Buying Life Insurance

Life insurance policies can seem confusing when you first consider them. But over time you may begin to realise the benefits of buying coverage, and the advantages of doing so sooner ... Continue Reading →
Housing Is Hot Again – Time to Buy?

Housing Is Hot Again – Time to Buy?

According to the Halifax House Price Index, prices across the UK continue to march forward, signalling continued optimism in housing for Brits of all ages. Nobody’s calling this a ... Continue Reading →
4 Important Financial Terms Worth Learning

4 Important Financial Terms Worth Learning

Every day we’re bombarded with financial jargon at work, at home, on the radio and on the Web. And when complex financial terms are used, it’s often hard to grasp the real meaning ... Continue Reading →
What It's Like to Run Your Own Business

What It’s Like to Run Your Own Business

We hear a lot of stories about people who quit their day job to run a dream business and became rich. But newspapers don’t run accounts of people who fail or people who are only marginally ... Continue Reading →
Opportunity Costs by Kelly Gurnett

Opportunity Costs: What They Are and Why You Should Consider Them

When we’re little, we’re much more aware of the “opportunity costs” of our spending. If we get £20 from a relative for our birthday, we know we can only spend it so many ways: ... Continue Reading →
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5 Investment Terms Everyone Should Know

Investing in the stock market is one of the great wealth creators in the world. Many people that invest their funds solely in safer, lower-return assets may never get ahead because ... Continue Reading →
4 Tempting Investments You Should Avoid by Darwins Money Blogger_image

4 Tempting Investments You Should Avoid

Given the state of the economy in recent years, it’s no wonder that investors the world over are fed up with low interest rates and may be scared of stocks, instead seeking out “alternative ... Continue Reading →
Is the 4% Withdrawal Rate Safe For Your Retirement

Is the 4 Percent Withdrawal Rate Safe for Your Retirement?

If you haven’t heard estimates of the “safe withdrawal rate” as it pertains to your retirement, it’s good to contemplate that now so you can set your retirement plans accordingly. ... Continue Reading →