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pensions are investments

You shouldn’t take financial advice from a Baptist minister.
I was listening to Radio 4’s Thought for the Day earlier on, where a Baptist minister was talking about the sensible, risk averse people having to bail out the more foolish, risk takers. Bail outs are not universally popular, but one thing in particular that he said [...]

the best return you’re likely to make

Have you ever tried to make your way across a crowded bar? Usually, the easiest way is to find a line of people already moving and tack on the end of them. Although this works a lot of the time, sometimes when you’re aiming for the dancefloor, you find yourself at the door instead because [...]

and what do you have to show for it?

I don’t know if any of you have read Your Money or Your Life, but there’s an exercise at the beginning where you have to add up all the income you’ve ever had, and then calculate your net worth. I was a little bored on the train the other week, so I had a go [...]

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