1901, 2016

The Risks of Not Diversifying Investments

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One of our most popular articles last year entitled ‘Having a diversified portfolio – Why you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket’ discussed why it’s important to diversify and the potential benefits for [...]

501, 2016

How Are You Developing Your Investment Strategy?

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With a New Year upon us it’s a good time to think about investment planning, whether you are an experienced investor or you are just starting out in the investment world. This article brings you some key points to consider when developing an investment strategy.

1412, 2015

A Look through the Keyhole of Property Investing

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Depending on who you talk to or what you read, you’ll probably hear a variety of pros and cons about property investing.  Alongside shares, bonds and cash, property is one of the four most common [...]

312, 2015

Understanding the New Scottish Rate of Income Tax

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As you may be aware, from April 2016 the Scottish Parliament will be responsible for a Scottish Rate of Income Tax. This means that a proportion of the income tax you pay will be paid [...]

2311, 2015

It’s nearly that time of year again!

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Yes it is, but I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about filing your HMRC tax return online by 31st January 2016, for any income generated between 6th April 2014 and 5th April 2015. We [...]

911, 2015

How NISA is Your ISA?

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Whether you want to call them by their proper name New Individual Savings Accounts (NISAs) or just Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs), there’s no doubt that these tax efficient investments have gone through many changes since [...]