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Monthly economic commentary: August 2020

With the US election looming later in the year, our Chief Economist looks at how the outcome could impact the markets.

Women and investing – now’s the time to start

We look at why women investing is important, what to consider as a woman getting into investing and why now’s the best time to start.

Monthly economic commentary: June 2020

Despite unprecedented economic disruption, global equities have recouped much of their losses since the March lows. Our Chief Economist looks at some of the factors driving equity markets.

Monthly economic commentary: May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in government borrowing. Our chief economist looks at the likely economic impact and highlights the longer term implications for investors.

Monthly economic commentary: April 2020

Our chief economist Colin Warren offers a Q&A on the coronavirus, the economy and markets, He considers the outlook and whether now is a good time to invest.

Five investment mistakes we make in market downturns

In times of volatility, we look at five of the classic mistakes that could affect your investments in the long term and how to counter them.

Has coronavirus derailed your retirement plans?

We look at a five-point plan to get your finances back on track and how expert help can make it possible.

Monthly economic commentary: March 2020

Our chief economist Colin Warren offers a Q&A on the coronavirus, the economy and markets. He considers the outlook and whether now is a good time to invest.

Has coronavirus unbalanced your investments?

We look at why regaining equilibrium in changing markets is key and how a financial adviser can help you take steps to redress the balance.

Value of Advice

A recent study calculated that those who took financial advice were £47,000 better off over a decade than their non-advised peers. We look at the difference financial advice can make.

Monthly economic commentary: February 2020

As concerns over the outbreak of the coronavirus continue to feature in the news, should we panic? Our chief economist Colin Warren shares his thoughts on the economic impact for long-term investors.

Monthly economic commentary: January 2020

This month our chief economist looks at the impact of tensions in the Middle East on oil prices and supplies and how this could affect global markets.

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