It’s no secret that with the cost of living going up while wages remain the same, many of us are feeling the squeeze. In fact, a recent report has revealed that two-thirds of UK adults are worried about their finances. Whether you’re one of these people or you just want […]
How to improve your credit score
Perhaps you’re preparing to take out a mortgage so you can pay for your first home. Or maybe you’re thinking about increasing your credit card limit so you can pay for a new car or a much-needed trip away. But before you apply for that mortgage or credit limit increase, […]
What does a negative P/E ratio mean?
A negative price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio occurs when a company either makes a loss or does not report earnings for the year. However, it’s rare to see a negative price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio on a company report. Not because it never happens – of course, some businesses lose money – but because […]
How to do your own investment due diligence
There are lots of ways that investment opportunities can grab the attention of potential investors. However, not all of these assets are worth investing your hard-earned money in. It’s up to you to conduct your own background research to make sure that you understand what you are investing in and […]
The best student bank accounts
Heading to university is an exciting milestone in many people’s lives as budding students prepare to take on the challenges and opportunities that face them. And with A Level results day having just passed, it’s once again the time of year when the organising for fresher’s week begins. This year […]
How to set up a trust fund
Most people want to make sure that their loved ones are taken care of, which often means leaving them money or other assets. As with a will, trust funds are a form of estate planning and help you to prepare for the future. Trusts are legal contracts that enable you […]
Why do investment bankers get paid so much?
Investment banking can seem like an attractive sector to get into due to the high salary and career progression prospects. However, you may be wondering how investment bankers can make so much money when other types of bankers, such as those in commercial banks, often make a significantly smaller salary. […]
The best apps for selling stuff
Humans have been trading ever since they evolved into modern homo sapiens. A recent discovery of black pigment lumps known as paleo crayons, and stone tools, is evidence that a trade network existed around 300,000 years ago. This was during a period of rapid advancement in human cognition. The first […]
What are the best universities in the UK for studying finance?
Going to university isn’t cheap. Students enrolled in an undergraduate study will have to pay £9,250 in tuition fees and, on average, £11,000 for a postgraduate programme. That’s why many people view university as an investment, and naturally, you want to ensure you get the most return on that investment. […]
What are the best twitter accounts to follow for stock market news?
Every investor uses insights and information about the stock markets as they build and develop their investment strategy. So regardless of whether you’re a seasoned investor in stocks or a newcomer, you can benefit from the knowledge of expert investors and any breaking news that will impact your decisions when […]