InvestingProperty

11 Overlooked Expenses When Buying A Home (UK)

When purchasing a home, you expect to spend some money on the process. But are you really prepared for all of the additional expenses that might come with purchasing a home? In this article, we cover 11 expenses you need to factor in when buying a house in the UK. Also consider checking out our post on the average rental yields in the UK. Let’s dive in. 11 Expenses To Factor In…
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InvestingStrategies

7 Foolproof Ways To Hedge Against UK Inflation

Inflation. Just the word of it can send chills down even the most steadfast investor’s spine.Inflation is to investors what Jason is to unscrupulous teenagers: a threat that is always lurking just out of sight, ready to pounce at any moment. Investors make a big…
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9 Alternative Investment Opportunities You're Overlooking (UK)

When it comes to investing, most people probably think of the basics: shares, bonds, ETFs, and the like. But there are a lot of different asset classes and investment opportunities in the UK, not all of them very common. Alternative investment opportunities can be a good idea becausethey provide exposure to sectors you normally would not be exposed to. Alternative investments can…
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Investing

Types of Financial Products & Definitions (Explained Simply)

Financial products are, in a nutshell, contracts that are bought and sold on a marketplace. This is a very general definition as financial products, also called financial vehicles, are diverse and come in several different forms. The central concept behind a financial…
InvestingProperty

Average Rental Yields (UK, Broken Down by Area)

If you are considering buying property to rent, you probably have a lot of questions swimming around your head. The most important and immediately relevant one is probably: is buying to let a good return on my investment? Historically, property has been one of the best…
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Roundup: 6 Best UK Crowdfunding Platforms

In the past, investing was something of a rich man’s game. Unless you had a lot of startup capital and knew the right people, it was very hard to get in on the ground floor of early-stage businesses. That meant that only a relatively small group of investors and venture capitalists could take advantage of when a new company exploded in popularity as they had the capital and networking…
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How Does Crowdfunding Work? (Ultimate Guide)

If there is one word that has been on everyone’s mind lately, that word most definitely is “crowdfunding”. Crowdfunding has quickly become a very popular way for businesses to get funding and for people to fund their own individual projects and products. The great thing about crowdfunding is that it opens up monetary backing to the whims of the public. It also creates a decentralized…
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