Category Archives: Investing

Is there a UK equivalent to Betterment and Wealthfront?

Betterment and Wealthfront – Is there a UK equivalent?

If you spend a lot of time following the financial markets or you’ve been researching ways to start investing, then you may well have come across names such as Betterment and Wealthfront. These two investment companies have become huge in the US and they are known as robo-advisors. If you have tried to invest your cash with one of these companies however and you live in the UK, you may also have realised that these companies don’t actually allow UK investments at this time, something which I imagine would have disappointed you.

An Interview With a Successful Venture Capitalist

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Have you ever thought about becoming a venture capitalist? Perhaps you have a natural ability to weigh up risks and rewards. Maybe you want to control substantial amounts of money and enjoy a job with a high degree of autonomy.

Which Home Improvements Could Add the Most Value?

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I’m a firm believer that home renovations aren’t just all about the money. No, the benefits to your lifestyle and the functionality of your home are things which are just as important to consider in my eyes. That being said, if you are going to be spending a lot of money on home improvements, then it would be nice to think that you might see some of that money back again at some point, either now or in the future.

The risk resistance of Stocks and Shares ISAs

Why is it that more people don’t decide to put their money into stocks and shares ISAs? The fact of the matter is that most people tend to opt for cash ISAs, despite that fact that the interest rates they offer are woefully low.

Five Essential Ways to Gauge the Performance of your Forex Account

Good and bad forex traders cannot just be spotted from their gains and losses. The figures can be deceptive. Gauging the performance of your account is important in order to understand how your investment is progressing, and also to help you gain financial support from other investors.