Good reads from around the Web. A slightly shorter list from me this weekend, as I’m preparing this edition of Weekend Reading on Friday ahead of an early start. In particular, there’s no links from the Saturday papers. Gasp! So if you spot anything worth sharing, please do share it with the rest of the […]

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Many everyday investors buy their first share on a tip from a friend – or from the Government, via privatisations like we saw with the Royal Mail. Some go on to make stock picking their hobby or even their passion, while others begin to invest in active funds. Increasingly, index trackers and passive investing mark […]

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I once met a very rich man while walking along the cliff paths in Wales. I rounded the corner of one of those endless coves that regularly takes chunks out of the headland (and a bite out of your thighs) and there he was, sitting on a bench. You might be surprised to hear this […]

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One of the most fun things about managing your own investments is coming up with an asset allocation strategy to diversify your portfolio. It’s a chance to tinker like an alchemist to find that blend of asset classes that’s going to help you weather the financial storms ahead, and see you dancing upon the sunlit plains […]

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