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Dare To Compare Your Investment Results With Your Colleagues And Friends?

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Comparing your investment results to others can be misleading. Talking about money is like social media posts. People rarely share the bumps and bruises.…

Andrew Hallam

What Should You Do With Free Or Discounted Company Shares?

#Investing #Financial Literacy #Mindset

Have you been given company shares or the option to buy them at a discount? This article shares a new perspective and questions to help you make informed decisions.…

Andrew Hallam

Why Donald Trump's Court Cases And Wealth Should Influence Your Investments

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Over the years, Donald Trump has invested in countless business ventures, TV appearances and a book. But you could have done better…without working a single day.…

Andrew Hallam

Are You Worried About Wars, Market Drops And A Messed Up World?

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Just like market trends, humanity's journey has its ups and downs. But, despite the challenges we face, there's a positive, long-term trajectory. This week’s story draws parallels between human progress and the stock market. Click to learn more.…

Andrew Hallam

Why You Shouldn't Tell Your Children To Invest

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As adults, we often tell our kids to invest early. But what if we try this instead? Tell your child it pays to be "lazy." This approach, as Andrew recalls from his teaching days, is more engaging and effective than just saying "invest."…

Andrew Hallam

Could You Pass The Game Show Test If You Wanted To Buy Gold?

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Take this 4 question quiz about gold. Ten years into my investment journey, I wouldn't have passed. How many would you get right?…

Andrew Hallam

Should You Invest With A Financial Adviser? (Here's What The Research Says)

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Discover how Vanguard's research proves advisers can add value to investors' bottom lines through these five points. In this article, I outline some of Vanguard’s research.…

Andrew Hallam

Women Are Better Investors, And These Brave Men Admit It

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Meet the men who aren't afraid to admit their female partners are better investors than them. And the research backs this up. Thank you, Edward Goodfellow, Mike Beatty and Gary Manton for helping me with this story.…

Andrew Hallam

What's The Perfect Investment Allocation?

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When determining your allocation, age isn’t the only factor to consider. In many cases, the answer is in your DNA. People aren’t machines. Personalities always matter. In investing, portfolio allocation is like choosing your running attire.…

Andrew Hallam

What Are The World's Best Performing Stock Market Indexes Right Now?

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Quick: Without looking. Can you guess which the top performing stock markets have been this year? Is the United States among them? Should you invest in them now? Why or why not?…

Andrew Hallam