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Want to find the best broker for you? Check out our interactive tool and our table of fees to discover your best option.

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Beware of betting on tips from friends, whether you’re told about a can’t lose cryptocurrency or ‘the next Google’.

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Some REITs are trading at wide discounts to their net asset value, presumably on fears that Brexit will smash London.

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Lyxor have launched a stunningly cheap suite of vanilla ETFs. But beware the potential withholding tax and UK reporting status wrinkles!

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Our verdict on Beyond The 4% Rule, arguably the first UK retirement investing book.

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Our Slow and Steady model portfolio takes a step back in the first quarter of 2018. Hold the smelling salts…

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If you’re investing outside of tax shelters, you need to make sure you’re using your CGT breaks and offsetting with losses to defuse your taxable gains…

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Scams and unfeasible investment schemes often catch people unawares because they do not think hard enough about the risks they are taking.

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Gold as an asset class

Gold is a controversial asset. In theory it has little to recommend its inclusion in a rational passive investors’ portfolio. And yet…

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An introduction to our fantastic online broker comparison table.

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Types of investing risks

If an investment seems too good to be true, it may be because it’s fraudulent or over-optimistic, or you may simply be overlooking one of the known investing risks.

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One of my mini-bonds was redeemed in full, putting to an end a nice investment that was paying me 11% a year.

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Opting for a currency hedged US S&P 500 tracker over a standard ETF doubled your return in 2017. What’s the catch?

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Mr Market has been as easy on us as a camomile cleansing butter this year. Enjoy a rejuvenating rubdown with high returns that soothe like dopamine kisses.

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A simple way to help you compare platforms.

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The Permanent Portfolio

Nobody cares about the gold-laden Permanent Portfolio these days. Could that mean it’s time to look at it again?

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