Head off on that holiday and leave others to worry about yet another meltdown, says expert. Here we go again. Stock markets around the world are said to be in “meltdown” – whatever that means – and the pundits would … Continued

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8th August 2011

Updated market commentary

The media is yet again hyping-up recent stockmarket falls with meaningless front page headlines such as ‘£50 billion wiped off the value of shares’. But what does it mean for Carbon investors? Firstly, most Carbon investors have between 40% and … Continued

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The head of fundraising at the VSA charity in Aberdeen, Karen Barlow, is often asked for advice on the mst tax-effective ways of donating to good causes. Read more >

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Get the best from pensions. Changes to pension rules in recent years have given rise to an increasing number of ways in which you can taker your pension benefits. Read more >

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Debt crises, sovereign risks, double dips and banking strains. Page One headlines can make for depressing reading these days. But being a smart news consumer – and smart investor – means keeping an eye on the lesser headlines. Read more … Continued

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The road map to a successful investment experience starts with having the destination firmly in mind before you set out. Read more >

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31st July 2011

Q&A, Press & Journal

Q & A with Barry O’Neill, Investment Director Read more >

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Start with the end in mind when it comes to long-term planning. Consider how you want to live your life now and in retirement. Read more >

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Crucial steps to ensure hopes for retirement don’t take a holiday from reality. The key to realising your dreams for life after work is to take control. Read more >

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