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What Are Structured Products in Finance? (A UK Guide)

Stocks, shares, mutual funds, bonds, commodities, the list goes on. There are alsostructured products. Structured products offer an alternative investment vehicle to traditional investment means. In this article, we’ll go over structured products,how they work, along with their pros and cons. We’ll also discuss the more prominent role that structured…
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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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7 Types Of Investments (And Their Risks)

Investors have a lot of options for where to put their money. It is important to weigh these options carefully and fully understand the financial risk. Not all types of investment vehicles have the same reward and not all have the same levels of risk in investments. In general, there are 4 different types of investments, stocks, bonds, funds, and cash equivalents. Within these categories…
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10 Ways To Make Passive Income In Your 20s (UK)

Nothing worse than the daily grind, right? Even those who love what they do for a living can be bogged down by having to clock in day after day. For those dreaming of a better way to make money (or simply want a little more of it on the side), there is passive…
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What Is SIPP? (An Ultimate Guide To SIPP UK)

TL;DR: A Self-invested personal pension (SIPP) is a tax-advantaged retirement account in the UK. SIPPs give individuals the freedom to invest in a wide range of securities and not just those approved by the company. You must be 55+ years old to withdraw from your SIPP.
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Pound-Cost Averaging: Best Passive Investment Strategy?

What Is Pound-Cost Averaging (PCA)? Pound-cost averaging is an investment method that decreases the overall volatility on purchasing equities and securities by spacing out investments over equal periods of time. Pound-cost averaging is a smart investment strategy for risk-averse investors who have long-term investment goals. Across the pond, they call it dollar-cost averaging, for, well…
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5 Passive Income Ideas That Still Work In 2021

So you have a job but want a way to earn some extra dosh on the side? While many are crushing it, making extra money via the gig economy (ala Uber, Upwork, Fiverr etc), none of these are in any way, shape or form — passive income. The reality is — not everyone has the time or pick up a second job or participate in the gig economy. Karl Marx famously argued that the only thing…
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