A Short Guide To Crowdfunding By: Tim Bennett 20.04.2017Tim Bennett explains why this new method of fundraising has proved so popular and points out the key risks. https://youtu.be/giPJu6J0t8sCrowdfunding has rapidly become something of a household term within the financial world thanks to some recent high-profile successes, such as beer-makers Brewdog, and some equally high-profile failures. Here …
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Why The New £1 Coin Won’t Help Savers By: Tim Bennett 29.03.2017Tim Bennett explains why the introduction of a new coin doesn’t solve an age-old problem for savers. Why a new £1 coin won’t help savers This week we saw the release of the new £1 coin, which will gradually replace the existing one that was …
The Best Way To Invest By: Tim Bennett 24.03.2017Tim Bennett sums up five ways you can boost your chances of investing successfully. The best way to invest “Investing should be simple but it isn’t easy” said Warren Buffett, the US billionaire investor. Here are five key considerations for both novice and more experienced investors alike that …
Lump Sum Versus Drip-Feed Investing By: Tim Bennett 16.12.2016Is it better to invest everything at once, or to feed your investment gradually? Tim Bennett explores the pros and cons of both investing strategies.
Financial Planning in Four Words By: Tim Bennett15.12.2016This week’s video explains how savers and investors can benefit from; goals, knowledge, time and discipline
Can Your Home Also Be Your Pension? By: Tim Bennett 25.11.2016Anyone planning to use their home to pay for retirement and/or long-term care needs to be aware of the pitfalls: Tim Bennett sums them up.
Why Investors Must Diversify By: Tim Bennett 10.11.2016Stock market success over the long term is built on proper diversification says Tim Bennett. In this video he explains why single stocks can be dangerous and how to avoid one of the stock market’s biggest traps
The Rule Of 72: Small Sums Can Make a Big Difference By: Tim Bennett 13.04.2016This handy shortcut lets you quickly judge the impact of different growth and inflation rates. Here’s how it works.
My Biggest Investing Errors – and What They Taught Me By: Tim Bennett 30.11.2015Over the last three decades I have made my fair share of investing mistakes. This week I reveal five and sum up what I learned from them
Property or Shares? – Part Two By: Tim Bennett 10.11.2015In the second part of my short guide I look at three key issues for investors weighing up both asset classes.