Financial Challenge As A Parent

Financial Challenge As A Parent

20th November 2019 is Universal Children’s Day, marking the day the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted setting out children’s rights including the right to life, to health, to education and to play, as well as the right to family life. This obviously lays some pretty…

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retire early and FIRE concept

Retire Early and FIRE Concept

How do you fancy working until you’re 75? No, us neither. We would prefer to retire early. But that’s the way things are going for those who rely on a state pension. In the UK the Centre for Social Justice, a think tank which advises current Prime Minister, Boris Johnson,…

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Women, Stop Living On The Financial Edge!

Women, Stop Living On The Financial Edge!

If you are a female of the species, you will already know that the financial odds are stacked against you compared to your male counterparts. In comparison to men women earn less, have fewer assets and savings, lack financial confidence, and live with both short and long term financial insecurity,…

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So You Think You Can Time The Markets?

So You Think You Can Time The Markets?

While having a wander around the web, I found a really neat interactive game. It lets you try your hand at choosing when to buy and sell stocks over a ten year period based on news headlines which flash up underneath the graph and compares your performance to that of…

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Are You Haunted By Financial Fears?

Are You Haunted By Financial Fears?

It’s Halloween, a time for witches, ghosts and ghouls although most of us are way past the stage of finding Halloween scary. If only we could say the same about financial fears. Far too many people are frightened by their finances, spooked by their spending or petrified of their pension.…

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are you rich enough

Are You Rich Enough?

Do you consider yourself to be rich? Most of you would answer no to that question. You probably live in a fairly average house, drive a pretty normal car and have to save up for holidays, luxuries and your child’s university education. Your life is a world away from the…

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climate change affects insurance premium

Climate Change Affects Insurance Premiums

Aside from a few hard-core climate deniers, most of us have woken up in recent years to the fact that we are irreparably damaging our planet and need to do something about it fast. Evidence of climate change is all around us, especially here in Asia. Back in 2014 the…

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World Heart Day: Protect Your Precious Heart

29th September is World Heart Day which aims to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD), the world’s number one killer. CVD, which includes heart disease and stroke, claims an astounding 17.9mn lives a year so anything we can do to prevent and control it has got to be a good…

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