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How To Get Started With Investing - A 2020 Guide

How does investing differ from saving? You’ve probably been told many times that to get rich or make your money work harder, you’ve got to invest. But what does that really mean? And how does it differ from regular saving? While setting money aside in a standards savings account is a great way to build up an emergency fund or save for short-term financial goals, such as a holiday…
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5 Steps to Understanding the Stock Market

In today’s high tech connected world, it’s now easier than ever to invest. The digital revolution of the past 20 years allows the intrepid individual to take risks in the stock market with the potential for a big payout. The point of this guide is to give some…
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Small-Cap Investing vs Large-Cap Investing

What Is Market Capitalisation? In order to properly understand the pros and cons of small-cap vs large-cap investing, we’ll need to go over one fundamental principle: market cap. In general, market capitalisationis defined as the value of all outstanding assets held by a company. Corporations with market assets greater than £10 billion are considered “large-cap”…
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What Is a Good P/E Ratio? (+Calculator & Guide)

If you’ve ever spent any time around career investors, or even those who are relatively new to the investing game, you’ve probably heard the phrase “P-to-E ratio” or “price-to-earnings ratio” thrown around with some level of excitement. But if you’re…
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Derivatives Explained Simply

In the span of years following the financial crisis that blew up economies worldwide in 2008, you couldn’t turn on the TV or look at a newspaper without encountering this seemingly new, misunderstood, and ‘apparently’ fundamentally evil concept: financial derivatives. Indeed, if you were paying attention in those dark days when the worst economic meltdown since the Great…
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Is Buying a House A Good Investment (UK)?

Owning a home is one of the most common goals for all Brits. After all, it’s the British dream right? And not just that—it’s also a great financial investment…right? Well, it’s complicated. While there are plenty of perfectly logical and admirable reasons for…
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How Does Inflation Work?

Most people know that economic inflation has at least something to do with the rising costs of goods and services within an economy. But what causes inflation? And how does it work? In this article, we’ll provide a crash course on inflation. It’s not exactly…
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Value Investing VS. Growth Investing

For hundreds of years, companies have been issuing stocks and bonds, while investors looking to make their money work for them have been buying these securities. Today, trillions of dollars are circulating through stock markets around the world, as people continue to invest money in stocks, in the hope that companies they’ve invested in will flourish, thrive, and yield investors a…
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