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Investment market update: January 2022

Published: February 9, 2022 by Jennifer Armstrong

While many countries have now eased Covid-19 restrictions, the knock-on effects of lockdown continue to affect economies, businesses, and households. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), inflation in the 38 richest countries has reached 5.8% – … Continue reading

8 in 10 cancer patients suffer a financial hit. Here’s how protection policies can offer security

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Being diagnosed with cancer can mean facing physical and mental challenges, but research finds that many patients also face financial obstacles. Research from Macmillan Cancer Support found that 83% of people with cancer in the UK experience some kind of … Continue reading

Is the interest rate rise good news for savers?

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

After more than a decade of low interest rates, the Bank of England (BoE) has suggested that it will continue to gradually increase its base rate. With savers suffering from low returns, is that good news? In December 2021, the … Continue reading

8 things to do to give your finances a spring clean

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

As you start to put winter behind you, you may be thinking of giving your home a spring clean or the projects you want to take on over the next few months. As you do, don’t forget to think about … Continue reading

Half of investors admit to making impulsive, emotional decisions, and many go on to regret it

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

While investment decisions should be based on facts, many investors find their decisions are sometimes influenced by emotions. Whether you’re excited about an investment opportunity, or worried about market volatility, keeping emotions in check can help you make better investment … Continue reading

ESG investing: Understanding the jargon when making investment decisions

Published: by Jennifer Armstrong

Have you considered investing in a way that reflects your values, but have been baffled by the jargon? If so, you’re not alone in being confused by the acronyms and phrases used to describe investments that consider other factors alongside … Continue reading