What caught my eye this week. Remember Child Trust Funds, the more generous precursor of the Junior ISA? I wouldn’t blame you for forgetting. Those halcyon days of 2005 when Gordon Brown felt able to hand the parents of three-year old children £500 towards their future almost feels like science-fiction now, post the financial crisis, […]

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I have a friend who got lucky on the stock market. He didn’t know anything about investing so he followed a tip. The tip turned out to be a golden ticket. He made a lot of money quickly. How much more could he make at this rate? Why hadn’t he done this before? The strategy […]

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What caught my eye this week. Hey there, thanks for stopping by. I appreciate things are a bit quiet around Monevator the past couple of weeks. We are having a summertime hiatus. My co-blogger The Accumulator is on holiday. Quite the opposite issue here – I couldn’t do anything for the blog beyond comment moderation […]

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What caught my eye this week. Passive investing is a solved problem. Invest regularly into index funds or their ETF equivalents, allow your money to compound for 30 years, and then enjoy the fruits of the market’s return by spending down your portfolio in your later years. Sorted. Next! Well maybe. It’s been hundreds of […]

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