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PERSONAL FINANCE

Why we should all care about debt

During a recent talk that Kunle gave in a school, some of the pupils had concerns about going to university.…

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INVESTMENTS

Portfolio construction and our partnership with Square Mile

Back in April 2019, we undertook an extensive due diligence process of our investment offering. We were enjoying a good…

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PERSONAL FINANCE

How to take the stress out of buying your first home

Buying your first home can seem daunting, after all it may be the biggest purchase you ever make. At SK…

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INVESTMENTS

How to invest with confidence

The outcome of your investments is firmly out of your (and our!) control. There, I’ve said it. This is possibly…

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INVESTMENTS

It pays to know how much you’re paying in fund management fees

Recent consumer research carried out by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found that people were unaware how much they were…

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FUTURE PLANNING

Is time today’s greatest gift?

Can you remember what your hourly rate was for your first job? I worked behind a bar in 1990 and…

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FUTURE PLANNING

The power of doing

It’s January and for many this will mark the start of something new – a new fitness regime, learning a…

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INVESTMENTS

Taking the fear out of risk

You have the power to be in control of the level of risk you take on your investments. While for…

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Shhh, don’t tell anyone – I have a financial planner

I’ve been a financial planner for over two decades now, but what many still find surprising is that I use…

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