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Weekend reading: Pre-apocalyptic budgeting blues

In the bleak midwinter, plus the rest of the week's good reads…

How to maximise your ISAs and SIPPs to reach financial independence

Most financial independence plans don't take into account how to best use your ISAs and SIPPs to retire early...

Weekend reading: Your verdict on the FIRE debate

The results are in for our FIRE debate poll, plus the rest of the week's good reads…

How to get a 14% return from RateSetter

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

The Slow and Steady passive portfolio update: Q4 2019

The Accumulator confesses to active investing and catastrophically fails to enjoy a year of spectacular investing returns.

Weekend reading: 2020 hindsight

A few more words on living – and working – today versus investing for tomorrow, plus the rest of the week's good reads…

Dividend Growth Investor

Northrop Grumman (NOC) Dividend Stock Analysis

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) operates as a security company. It provides various systems, products, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, space, strike, and logistics and modernization, as well as in command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) to customers worldwide. The company operates Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems,...

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Calculating Organic Dividend Growth

One of the goals behind my dividend growth portfolio is to buy shares in companies which grow dividends over time. Dividend growth protects purchasing power of retirement income, and in many cases is expected to grow above the growth in the consumer price index. I want dividend income to grow on its own, without having to add new funds, or reinvesting dividends. This concept referred to as...

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Years’ worth of dividends - the most useless metric ever

Some investors get absolutely furious the second someone mentions the term yield on cost. I am very surprised when investors seldom have anything against the metric for "years worth of dividends received". This metric is usually mentioned during a situation when an investor is sitting at a healthy gain after having purchased a stock at much lower prices. The saying goes that if this investor...

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Money Bulldog

PensionBee Review

In this PensionBee review we carefully examine the PensionBee service to help you decide if this is the right place for you to find, combine and grow your old pensions. If there’s one area of personal finance that people in the UK need to be taking more seriously right now it is our pension arrangements.

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Ford Money ISA and Savings Account Review

In this Ford Money ISA and Savings Account review, we look more closely at the different accounts offered by Ford Money to help you decide if one of their accounts could be the right place for your cash.   At some point in our lives most of us in the UK will have owned a

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Bought By Many Pet Insurance Review

In this Bought By Many review, we take a closer look at what the company has to offer pet owners. We’ll examine how they differ to other pet insurance providers and also explain how their policies work. As a pet owner myself, I know how much a pet can mean to an individual or family.

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