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The best personal finance books: How to be smarter with your money
Whether you’re an overspender, you’re trying to save for something big, you worry you won’t have enough money for retirement, or you’re just trying to budget better, you’re not alone. Thankfully, there are plenty of personal finance books available to help you.
A beginner’s guide to short selling
Many people have heard of short selling thanks to the 2015 Hollywood movie The Big Short by Adam McKay, based on the book of the same name by Michael Lewis. Others may have heard of the practice after the GameStop short squeeze in 2021, which saw users of the investment […]
New to finance: 10 tips for first-time investors
Investing is one of the more lucrative ways to earn money. Instead of relying on your trading your time to earn a wage, the goal is to put your money to work, allowing it to make you more money even whilst you sleep. There’s no one-size-fits-all method when it comes […]
What to read in the morning before the stock market opens
Before diving into a day of trading on the stock exchange, it’s worth reading up on the latest financial news. But where to start?
How to invest £1000
Deciding how much where to invest takes some careful consideration and a fair amount of research — especially if it’s the first time you’ve ever invested. There are several options when it comes to investing your first £1,000, and even amateur investors can make a return.
How to prioritise your spending
With the cost of living crisis looming, setting budgets and spending priorities will become more important than ever. Knowing where to start can be daunting, but starting a plan and categorising your spending is an important first step.
Equity research: What is it, and how does it make money?
Many people know what investment banking is, but few know about equity research. Here we explain what equity research is, how it makes money, what different roles there are in equity research, and more.
Current ratio: What does it mean and how to calculate it
Every company has a balance sheet that measures the financial health of the business. The most basic measurement is to simply track the incoming and outgoing cash. Sales and tax breaks generate income, but it can also come from selling off assets. Outgoings are spent on supplies, wages, unpaid taxes, […]
Decumulation: How does it work?
For those looking to retire soon, an understanding of decumulation and how it affects your retirement savings is essential.