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Guide: Behavioural biases, and how they affect your financial decisions

Our latest guide is in partnership with Neil Bage, founder of Be-IQ, a fintech company focused on behavioural insights. The guide gives a fascinating overview of how our behavioural biases can affect the decisions we make. It could help you better understand your own decisions and what you can do to reduce your biases. We […]

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Investment market update: January 2021

As we start 2021, there are reasons to be optimistic and some of this is showing in market movements. However, there are still obstacles which could have an impact on investments in the coming months. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its global outlook for this year by 0.3%, taking expected growth for 2021 to […]

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5 places you can find online courses perfect for improving skills and professional development

As we continue to be in lockdown, you may find that you have far more time on your hands. It makes it the perfect time to look at how you can improve skills, whether you want to get ahead in your career or simply learn something new. While traditional classes are not possible at the […]

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Is the work-from-home revolution a good thing?

When the pandemic struck last year, thousands of workers began working from home for the first time. It’s changed the world of work and this situation could be here to stay. According to data from the Office for National Statistics, around a quarter of workers are currently working exclusively from home. Many more are mixing […]

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FTSE 100 suffers worst year since 2008 but your portfolio may still have gained

When you look at the headline figures of how investment markets performed in 2020, you may be worried about your finances. The impact of Covid-19, along with other factors, caused volatility within the market globally. Yet, despite this, your portfolio may still have made gains. FTSE 100 index fell 14.3% in 2020 One of the […]

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How the Financial Services Compensation Scheme protects you

Following a year of uncertainty, you may be worried about your finances. Covid-19 has had an impact in many ways, from reducing income to affecting investments. Some financial firms have also been affected and this may mean you’re concerned about how secure your assets are. The good news is that there are protective measures in […]

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