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Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

The thought of never being able to retire was quite a laughable concept when I was growing up. It was generally accepted that adults worked until they were around 60 to 65 years old and if you were really fortunate or worked really hard, then you might even be able to retire at 50 or dare I say it, 40.

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5 Alternative Investment Vehicles To Consider

Have you ever heard the term “Never put all of your eggs in one basket.”? Well, there’s no place where that’s more true than in the world of investing. At the end of the day, you never want all of your investment in one asset, one vehicle, or one figurative basket of any kind. After all, if that one basket falls apart your investment falls apart along with it. So, today, we’ll talk about some great alternative investment vehicles that you may want to consider for diversification.

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Can You Get a Mortgage on a Zero Hours Contract?

With the number of people in the UK on a zero hour contract approaching 1 million – according to recent figures from the Office of National Statistics – it is no surprise that the availability of mortgages for people engaging in this type of work is becoming more and more important. So, is it possible to get a mortgage if you are on a zero hours contract and is it an easy process?

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The Economic Fallout as a Result of Global Political Events: How to Survive as an Options Trader

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” – Robert Arnott

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The Rise of Cryptocurrencies Shows No Signs of Abating

Cryptocurrencies have been a subject of hot debate in the investing world for years now, as many investors have been looking on with eager anticipation to see if currencies like Bitcoin will stand the test of time or crash and burn. Since its release in 2009, however, Bitcoin has continued to defy the odds and bounced back time and again despite the various setbacks it has faced.