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Weekend reading: An ethical quandary

Does buying shares in an ethical trust really enable you to sleep better at night? Plus the rest of the week's good reads...

Why would higher bond yields cause share prices to fall?

When the US bond market flaps its wings in New York, a share trader in London has a dizzy fit. (Well, almost.)

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 […]

Weekend reading: Looking down when the tide goes out

A tough week in the stock market for The Investor. How was it for you?

Preparing for retirement: Finding a path to a flexible income and lower taxes

Here at Greybeard Towers, the economy has taken a turn for the worse. Like many other freelance writers and editors I know, I’ve seen a softening in the marketplace in which I sell my skills. These things happen. Ten years ago – exactly ten years ago, as banks imploded, and stock markets plunged – the same […]

Weekend reading: Financial Independence against the odds

One immigrant's incredible journey from Africa to financial independence, plus the rest of the week's good reads...

Dividend Growth Investor

Eaton Vance (EV) Dividend Stock Analysis

Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) engages in the creation, marketing, and management of investment funds in the United States. It also provides investment management and counseling services to institutions and individuals. Further, the company operates as an adviser and distributor of investment companies and separate accounts. Last week the company raised its quarterly dividend by 12.90% to 35...

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Your favorite businesses are on sale

Last week, there was a correction in the stock market. For some reason, be it higher interest rates, trade wars, or fears of future inflation, stock prices went down. Your guess as to why this happened is as good as mine. The reason why this happened is not required to be a successful investor however. As a dividend growth investor, I see myself as a part owner of a business. As a result, my...

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How Long is Cardinal Health’s Record of Annual Dividend Increases?

According to the last list of Dividend Champions, Contenders and Challengers, compiled by the late David Fish, Cardinal Health (CAH) has managed to increase dividends for 21 years in a row. This track record is impressive, as there are only a couple of hundred companies in the US with this impressive record of annual dividend increases. According to the Dividend Aristocrats Index however, which...

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Money Bulldog

Wealthsimple Launch UK Pension

Wealthsimple have become the latest UK robo-advisor to add a pension product to their offering. The new SIPP from Wealthsimple comes with no minimum investment and unlimited human investment advice at no extra cost. The fee structure is also simple at 0.7% for balances under £100,000 or 0.5% for balances over this amount. You can

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Are Zavvi Any Good for Pre-order Games?

Zavvi are a company that I’ve known about for a long time now. I know this sounds a bit random, but I even ordered some socks from them once as they were really well priced. The problem was they took forever to arrive!  After this, I sort of dismissed Zavvi and stuck to online retailers like Amazon*

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3 Things to Know BEFORE You Buy a Now TV Sports Pass

A few days ago we wrote a post about the new £5.99 a month Mobile Sports Pass from Now TV. In the post, I mentioned what good value the pass is and I really do think it is. I also think that the other sports passes Now TV offer can be of great value too.

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