Market shocks present reasons not to invest but you could miss out

When you read the news, it’s often filled with reasons not to invest. From the 2008 financial crisis to the UK leaving the EU, you may have approached investing with some trepidation. But choosing not to invest for these reasons alone means you’re likely to have missed out on long-term gains. Research from Schroders shows […]

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State Pension triple lock: Could the pandemic mean a bumper rise?

Every year, the State Pension triple lock is debated. The government has already ruled out scrapping the State Pension guarantee, but the pandemic could mean it costs far more than expected. If you’re a pensioner, you could see your income enjoy a record rise. What is the State Pension triple lock? The triple lock guarantees […]

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Investment market update: June 2021

After the global economy suffered due to the pandemic and related restrictions, the World Bank now predicts that it will grow at the fastest rate recorded in 80 years. The organisation expects the global economy to grow by 5.6% in 2021. However, it also warned that poor nations are at risk of falling further behind […]

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The ingredients you can add to meals to boost your immune system

The pandemic has highlighted why keeping your immune system healthy is important. Responsible for protecting you from disease, a healthy immune system can keep you from falling ill and get over illnesses quicker. The key to a healthy immune system is ensuring your body gets the nutrients it needs and creating an environment where you […]

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7 apps to give your brain a workout

If someone mentions getting into shape, you probably think of exercising, getting outdoors and eating better. But a mental workout is just as important for your health. Just a few minutes a day can help keep your brain healthy and your mind sharp. With so many apps available on smartphones, there are plenty of ways […]

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Everything you need to know about financially supporting children through university

It’s that time of the year when thousands of teenagers across the country are waiting to find out if they’ve been accepted to university. As your child or grandchild starts the next chapter of their life, it’s natural to feel some concern as well as pride in their achievements. Understanding what university means financially can […]

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