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The thought of creating a financial spreadsheet may not set your heart racing, but it’ll be worth the slog says Lars Kroijer…

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Vanguard has launched a new platform that enables UK investors to invest directly in its funds at a lower cost than with rivals.

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Dividends can be cut by firms in trouble, or where management decides to do something else with its cash flow. Here’s what to look out for…

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SRI investing enables you to make a positive difference to the world and fight the nasty face of capitalism. Find out how.

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Lars Kroijer explains how to match your bond allocation to your time horizon, and considers what kind of returns you might enjoy. (Or not enjoy, these days…)

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The Lifetime ISA

Yet another new kind of ISA for us to get our heads around. This one is for under 40s, and it’s good for buying a house or some treats once you’re 60.

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What’s wrong with dividends?

Dividend investing is much more popular than 20 years ago, and that’s brought out some critics. We think they protest too much…

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Mr Market invites us round for tea and cake and gives us a foot rub. Are things going too well?

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Don’t ask your accountant to help you ‘evade’ taxes. You could both end up in jail!

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Why are we told to own very low risk assets in our portfolio, and what kinds of investments fulfill this role?

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Investor, are you fooling yourself? Probably, but you’re in good company! Here’s what we all have to look out for…

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Our dividend investing specialist is back, and this time he’s looking at small caps for dividend income.

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What is a share? It’s a simple question and not a particular hard one to answer, but there’s lots more you need to know before you invest…

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Warren Buffett doesn’t have to champion index funds, but because the maths favours them for almost all managers, he does. Don’t bet against him.

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Want to listen to a smart discussion about passive investing? Try this interview with Michael Mauboussin, which heads entertainingly into the weeds…

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Why the first-generation of passive income products in the UK failed to cut muster for one would-be retiree, plus a tease for round two…

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