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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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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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Even with the soundest investing strategy, you’ve got to believe in and stick with it over the long term…

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The book that’s a godsend for anyone trying to work out how to live off their money in retirement.

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Our passive portfolio grinds against the unyielding coalface of global capitalism.

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Lars doesn’t believe what neat online calculators tell him. Reality is more complicated.

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Do you have a money mind?

Are you mentally prepared to be an good investor? Todd Wenning puts you on the couch and looks inside your brain…

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The strong case for index investing is made by a passionate fan of the strategy (who shall be known here as The Accumulator).

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A choice of cheap index trackers to help passive investors craft their portfolios

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