Monthly Archives: February 2019

February Market Commentary

Introduction The story of the US/China trade dispute was a thread running through much of last year. Some progress was made in resolving the dispute at December’s G20 summit and that appeared to continue in January with China saying it is ‘ready to work’ with the US. Donald Trump confirmed this, describing a telephone conversation with Xi Jinping …

Love yourself, love your finances

We’ll be the first to admit that your personal finances aren’t the easiest thing to fall in love with. It can be easy to bury your head in the sand when it comes to both your regular expenditure and investments. There are several reasons for this. First of all, money can be a source of stress. We’re sure you’re well aware of how crunching big …

What is the Innovative Finance ISA?

Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) are a little-known type of ISA that can see great returns. Here’s a summary of what they are and how they use P2P lending to secure steady rates of growth: P2P lending P2P lending stands for peer to peer. It’s founded on a pretty straightforward idea: you lend your money to individuals or businesses using a P2P platform …