3 Reasons Why Some Women Don’t Invest and Why Men Take More Risks

It has been proven in numerous financial reports that in comparison to men, women make excellent savers, paying more into cash ISAs than their counterparts. However, less are committed to investing their well-earned disposable income which could generate long term financial gains and stability in later life. A study from YouGov Omnibus reveals over 52%…
Russia and Ukraine: The Impact of the Conflict

Russia and Ukraine: The Impact of the Conflict

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There were a number of topics in discussion in the world of finance at the beginning of 2022; Would inflation reach its peak in the spring?Are interest rate hikes being made too quickly?If fuel price increases are just the result of costs being passed on to consumers, why are the profits up 14 fold for…
Market Commentary

Market Commentary: 28 January 2022

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There are a number of things that are happening around the world at the moment which are ultimately having an impact on investment portfolios. As we have all seen over the years, the markets are very sentiment driven and whilst there is uncertainty around, it is inevitable that we will see ups and downs in…
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Time in the Market, Not Timing the Market

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Here at Face to Face Finance, we’re all about keeping it simple with financial advice that’s easy to comprehend and effective. But, is every piece of conventional wisdom truly worth following? You might have heard the aphorism “time in the market, not timing the market” before. It’s one of those pieces of financial wisdom that…
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Stamp Duty Holiday Ends: What You Need To Know

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At the beginning of October 2021, the stamp duty holiday ended. This policy had been in place since July 2020, and was essentially a temporary cut on stamp duty, designed to help those whose finances had been affected by the Covid pandemic. A lot of people across the UK took advantage of the stamp duty…
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5 Essential Housekeeping Tips for Your Investments

It’s important to treat your investments with care and attention – just like your home. Keeping on top of your finances and investments is a process that you’ll need to keep on top of. Now, we’re not saying it’s an insurmountable amount of work! Just that you do need to know about a few jobs…
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Should Ethical Investors Stay Away from Oil and Gas Stocks?

Ethical investing is quickly becoming one of the hottest topics in the investment world. Here at Face to Face Finance, we’ve talked before on our blog about the rise of green bonds, and we’re seeing continued high demand in our sustainable portfolios. One of the big debates amongst ethical investors is whether or not portfolios…
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Meet The UK Investors Beating US Investor Legend Warren Buffett

We were intrigued when we came across research suggesting that some UK fund managers have been out-performing investment legend Warren Buffett. Investment company AJ Bell have undertaken analysis of fund performance and have identified a number of funds that they claim are beating Berkshire Hathaway, the massive investment juggernaut that Buffett helms. So, in this…
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Could You Really Become an ISA Millionaire?

This month here on the Face to Face blog, we’re taking a look at the story of ISA millionaires, often repeated in the media – particularly around the April ISA deadline! In this article, we’re going to investigate this phenomenon, digging in to whether it’s possible to be an ISA millionaire – and whether or…