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Is Investing In Property Really A Good Pension Plan?

  Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane has opened a debate on property v pensions with some controversial comments about investing. He argues that while Britain has a housing crisis with too few homes, prices will keep rising and outpace traditional pension investments such as shares and bonds. But looking at stellar price growth…

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10 Investment Tips For Savvy Savers

  It’s only natural that expat savers want to make the most of the cash they have stashed in poor performing offshore bank and building society accounts. However high their money mountains may reach, they need to keep making sensible financial decisions to keep growing their wealth. To help savers get to grips with managing…

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Make Sure You’re Ready for the New Dividend Tax

  Chancellor George Osborne is set to grab millions in tax from investors paid dividends outside of tax wrappers such as ISAs and pensions. From April 6, 2017, the old dividend tax system is scrapped and replaced with a new set of rules. Everyone will have a £5,000 dividend allowance – and once that limit…

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Global Gold Demand Remains Lack Lustre

The global demand for gold slightly increased in the third quarter of 2015 despite patchy performance in some markets, according to trade body the World Gold Council. Overall, gold supply was up 8% year-on-year to 1,121 tonnes, but some of the underlying markets stood still. Gold supply and demand statistics The figures from the council’s…

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Are You Rich or Poor – Most People Don’t Know

A survey asking a million people worldwide has returned a surprising set of answers – no one really knows. The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) set up a compare your income tool online to highlight where individuals stood on the global income ladder. More than a million people took part in the research,…

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Five Tips For Investing In Volatile Markets

Investors can find keeping up with the markets a struggle with real-time reporting, sudden rises and falls and no real trend other than volatility in recent years. Market swings can make or break investors in a few minutes, but although technology allows the financial world to work 24/7, life goes on but investors still have…

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