The World In A Week – Building Bridges

Although considerably paired down from President Biden’s initial spending plan of $2.3 trillion, a proposed infrastructure deal of $579 billion was…

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The World In A Week – It’s the Hope that Kills You!

Last week was a tough week for equity markets, the S&P 500 Index in the US fell -1.9% while the FTSE 100 in the UK fell -1.6%. All of this stemmed…

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Is it time you ditched your High Street bank and went digital?

With a slew of digital-only options, is it time to ditch your old bank? We look at how Monzo, Starling and Revolut are challenging the old guard.…

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Tips for building a nest egg for your children or grandchildren

Starting early can make an extraordinary difference to long-term wealth. Here are some options to help your children or grandchildren. Building a…

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Are you saving enough for retirement? Here’s what to consider when planning

From living longer to cruises of a lifetime – here are a few things you need to consider when saving for your retirement. There’s no one easy way to…

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Savings lotteries – what are they, and are they worth it?

Savings lotteries have become more prevalent in recent times as banks look to incentivise saving without offering better rates. But are they any…

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The World In A Week – Inflation Narratives & Deflated Expectations

Last week was broadly positive for markets, as the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) of global stocks rallied +1.8% in GBP terms. It was a mixed…

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The World In A Week – Tax becomes less taxing

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published its latest economic outlook last week. There were no hidden surprises in…

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