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Weekend reading: Pervasive passive investing is becoming the reality of financial services

How passive investing and indexing is replacing active fund manager picks as the backbone of financial services, plus the rest of the week's good reads...

Life insurance and protection: A primer (or why you should buy renewable term life cover, most of the time)

Do you need life insurance? How much should you get and what should you cover? Isn't it all a bit gloomy? Fear not, and read on!

How to get a 13% return from RateSetter

Good news! RateSetter has brought back its £100 bonus offer for investors who put away just £1,000. To get the bonus, follow my links to RateSetter in this article. I will also get paid a bonus by RateSetter if you sign up via one of these ‘refer a friend’ links to claim your £100 bonus. […]

Weekend reading: A little extra work counts for a lot

Academics on the benefits of doing a few more months at the office, plus the rest of the week's good reads...

A friend asks: Should I put all my money into this can’t lose cryptocurrency venture?

Beware of betting on tips from friends, whether you're told about a can't lose cryptocurrency or 'the next Google'.

Weekend reading: When you’re more jealous of a billionaire’s job than his bank balance

How a billionaire invests his – well – billions, plus the rest of the week's good money and investing reads...

Dividend Growth Investor

Five Dividend Increases From Last Week

As part of my monitoring process, I review the list of dividend increases every week. I usually focus on the dividend increases for companies with a status of a dividend contender. A dividend contender is a company which has managed to grow its dividend for at least ten years in a row. After I come up with a list of companies, I do a brief review of the most recent dividend increase relative to...

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Historical Performance Of The Dividend Kings List

The dividend kings list includes the most elite dividend growth companies in the US. A dividend king is a company that has managed to increase its dividends to shareholders for at least 50 years in a row. This is a testament to the endurance and resilience of those businesses over the past 50 years. This great track record make each dividend king an excellent case study on what makes for a...

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Three Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise

Over the past week, there were two companies that raised dividends to shareholders. For my review, I included only those companies which have managed to grow dividends for at least a decade. The next step involves reviewing the trends in fundamentals and dividends, in order to determine if they are sustainable. Last but not least, we also review valuations, in order to determine if the companies...

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Money Bulldog

How Google Home and Amazon Echo Can Help Disabled People

While voice activation and voice activated devices may still be just a bit of fun to most of us, a recent experience has helped me to see that they hold massive potential benefits for disabled people, especially somebody who may be paralysed completely. A few years ago an elderly friend of mine had a serious

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Online Estate Agents – Who Offers the Best Deal?

I think it’s safe to say that Online Estate Agents are now a part of the furniture in the UK. More and more people are choosing to sell their house online rather than using traditional high street agents and they are saving a lot of money by doing so. With so many online agents now

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Habito Review – The Right Online Mortgage Advisor for You?

In this Habito review we take a closer look at the UK online mortgage broker, to see what they have to offer and help you decide if taking out a mortgage online with Habito is the right option for you. Who Are Habito? For those of you who are completely new to the company, let’s just

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