While defined-benefit pensions are the envy of those who don't have them, ever more people are electing to give them up, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Giving up your defined-benefit pension isn’t so crazy was first published on MoneyWeek.
Mexico will suffer if Trump’s plans to crimp trade come to fruition. But the country has its own hand to play. Smart investors should buy in now, says James McKeigue.
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The Lifetime Isa, designed for the big life events of buying your first home and retiring, launches soon. John Stepek looks at how it works, and whether it’s any good.
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Index funds are pushing up the price of US stocks, despite the market already being overvalued. But that doesn’t mean you should abandon passive investing, says John Stepek.
The post How passive funds are helping to drive the bubble in US stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Tax-free Isa accounts come in several different flavours in addition to plain cash or stocks & shares Isas. John Stepek looks at what’s available.
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Lithium is the fuel of the clean tech revolution. That’s sent the stocks of lithium producers soaring. But we’ve seen this story before, says Dominic Frisby. It never ends well.
The post Warning: don’t touch lithium with a ten-foot bargepole was first published on MoneyWeek.
The best way to increase your investment returns is to cut your costs. And one of the biggest costs is tax. John Stepek explains how to avoid it completely.
The post How to avoid paying any tax on your investments was first published on MoneyWeek.
Europe is beset by political, economic and financial crises. And it’s only going to get worse. But European stocks could still perform well this year, says John Stepek.
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Merryn Somerset Webb talks to veteran fund manager Paul Mumford about the secret of his successful career and the stocks he's buying now.
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Huge mega-mergers such as Kraft Heinz’s abandoned Unilever bid usually mark the top of the market. The “big, boring blue-chip” bubble is about to burst, says John Stepek.
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The secret to a long and happy marriage is to get it all out in the open, says Merryn Somerset Webb – starting with your finances.
The post How to achieve financial bliss in marriage was first published on MoneyWeek.
Britain can be confident of its future after leaving the European Union, PwC economist John Hawksworth tells Matthew Partridge. But it won't be easy.
The post The steps Britain must take to secure its post-Brexit future was first published on MoneyWeek.
First they failed to predict the great financial crisis. Then they were wrong about the short-term impact of the Brexit vote. Do economists need to go back to school?
The post The crisis in economic forecasting was first published on MoneyWeek.
Years of mis-selling products to their customers and the rise of online challengers spells oblivion for traditional high-street banking, says Matthew Lynn.
The post Is this the end for high-street banking? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Copper has gained around 10% since the start of 2017. But don’t count on high prices lasting.
The post Copper’s shine will fade was first published on MoneyWeek.
Chris Carter looks at how the recent frenzy in stories telling us to check our change is turning us into a nation of coin collectors.
The post A nation of numismatists was first published on MoneyWeek.
What was once seen as impossible is becoming more credible by the day as the French election draws closer.
The post Le Pen: the second French revolution? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has capped one of the most tumultuous opening chapters in recent White House history.
The post Trump’s tumultuous opening chapter was first published on MoneyWeek.
Jeremy Corbyn’s standing as head of the Labour party has been badly hit by resignations. Matthew Partridge looks at how that has affected the odds on his leaving.
The post Betting on politics: Corbyn’s departure was first published on MoneyWeek.
Jeremy Corbyn's tenure at the head of the Labour party has come under increasing pressure, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Is Corbyn for the chop? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Plans to change the Official Secrets Act drawn up by the Law Commission could lead Britain down a dark road.
The post Official Secrets Act revamp targets journalists was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a Cotswolds stone cottage in Gloucestershire to a luxury stable conversion on the Huntsham Court estate in Devon.
The post Properties for around £400,000 was first published on MoneyWeek.
This is the finest wine I have tasted under this label, says Matthew Jukes. It is scintillatingly well made.
The post A truly spectacular chardonnay was first published on MoneyWeek.
Edward Thorp initially focused on convertible bonds – bonds that have stock options embedded within them.
The post Edward Thorp: the world’s greatest investors was first published on MoneyWeek.
Koovs is an online fashion retailer, selling own-label and branded clothing via its website to consumers in India – and its share price has soared.
The post If you’d invested in… Koovs and St Ives was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge looks at where the gold price is heading next, and what that means for your online trading.
The post Gold’s rally should continue was first published on MoneyWeek.
As income-focused investors, we look for dividend-paying stocks, says professional stock picker Mark Whitehead. Here are three examples.
The post The best shares to track down dividends was first published on MoneyWeek.
Homeowners who buy leasehold new build properties, hoping to buy the freehold later may be in for a shock, says Sarah Moore.
The post Leaseholders left in the dark was first published on MoneyWeek.
The trick to successful investing is pretty simple – just buy the stuff that makes money. Paul Mumford tells Merryn Somerset Webb how he does it.
The post Moneymaking secrets of City old-timer Paul Mumford was first published on MoneyWeek.
Millions of unmarried couples could be in line for improved pension rights. David Prosser reports.
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