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Have you ever heard the saying “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail”? I’m sure you have. This basic principle highlights the importance of setting specific plans or goals in life. Without a plan or goal, many people would simply drift through life, letting life control them rather than them controlling it!

Buy to let investment property

What to consider when deciding which property to invest in

The money-savvy who want to branch out from stocks and bonds may be thinking about investing in property. A lot of people are attracted to this way of investing as they believe it involves nothing but buying a home, renovating it and quickly selling it on or renting it out for a profit but realistically, there is a lot more to it than just that. Factors like choosing the right property, finding the right tenants and keeping up with maintenance all take money, time and commitment. Here are a few things to consider before you dip your toe into the property investment pool.

Robo Investing vs Stock Picking

Robo Investing vs Stock Picking – Which is right for you?

With online robo advisors now starting to gain real exposure on the UK investment scene, many people are wondering whether they would be better off investing their money with one of these investment services or should they go down the route of picking their own stocks instead?

Deciding on a forex trading strategy

The Things to Consider Before Opening a Live Trading Account

There is no doubt about it; the forex market remains an extremely attractive proposition for individuals who wish to boost their earnings and optimise their personal finances. After all, an estimated $5.3 trillion is traded on this market every single day, while its liquidity and the derivative nature of currency means that investors can profit even in a depreciating climate. 

Self-employed to-do list

3 Things Self-Employed People Should Do Right from the Start!

For pretty much all my working life, I’ve been self-employed and it’s fair to say I’ve learnt a lot since I first started out around 15 years ago. I’ve learned that to survive as a self-employed person, you need to have a great amount of drive, discipline and you need to be willing to take a few risks here and there. When I look back now, though, there are a few things that I wish I’d known when I first started out, just to make things easier and more successful from the start.

With this in mind, I want to mention 3 important things today that all newly self-employed people should have on their radar right from the very beginning, so that they can start their self-employed journey off on the right footing.