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Investment trust or investment fund?

The debate about the relative benefits of investments trusts and investment funds (unit trusts and OEICs) could be coming back into focus.

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Holding Your Nerve with Your Investments

Hard as it feels, now is the time to try and stay calm. 

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Shifting Fortunes: Shell's Historic Dividend Cut Shocks the Markets

When a 75-year run is broken, something significant has probably happened.

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Calculating Inflation Under Lockdown: What's in Your Basket?

The Covid-19 pandemic has created problems for the statisticians who calculate the rate of inflation. What will your money get you today? 

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Deferring July's income tax payment

The imminent payment on account does not have to be paid.

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Could UK interest rates head into negative figures?

The Bank of England’s chief economist, Andy Haldane, suggested in mid-May that negative interest rates were one possible response to the economic fallout from Covid-19.

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Should you review your pension fund withdrawals?

The fall in world stock markets has cut the value of many pension pots. Here's a look at different scenarios. 

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Spotlight Falls on Social Security Net: Are you Protected?

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted many aspects of life which had previously gone unnoticed or ignored and found the holes.

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Redefining Income: Dividend Requirements Suspended

In a rare move, the rules for what constitutes an income fund have been changed.

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Investment Losses Can Have Useful Upside

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen the values of many investments fall. But lower values can have a useful upside.

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