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Equity Release: The Pros and Cons

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More and more people are finding that their retirement funds are not enough to see them through. Others who are approaching retirement are feeling the financial pressure to continue working. In order to provide a solution, an increasing number of individuals are turning to equity release. Equity release is a means of borrowing against the […]

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Six Places to Turn for Investment Advice

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You’re a motivated, goal-oriented person who believes all the experts when they claim that wise investments are a key to a secure future. However, when you think about investing or adjusting the portfolio you already have, the prospect might send chills down your spine. There are many places where you can go for sound insight […]

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Should You Pay Debt or Should You Invest?

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This guest post is from Blair Thomas. Finding the right path financially to put yourself on the path out of debt and towards your long-term financial goals can be difficult. When you compare paying off debt against investing towards your future there are attractive merits to both approaches. Being debt free means you no longer […]

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Want to Retire? Automate Your Investments – Today

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If you’re under the age of 40, then retirement might seem like that far-distant place you hope to maybe get to one day, if you can save enough money or you win the lottery. So it’s certainly easy to put off any decisions about saving for retirement, especially if you’ve got other short-term, pressing financial […]

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Here’s Even More Proof the ‘Experts’ Aren’t Always Right

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I’m not going to spend the time linking back to posts where I argue that you shouldn’t listen to so-called ‘experts’ when it comes to investing or stock picking – I’ve talked about it so much that if you haven’t gotten the message yet, you’re on your own. But yet again, there’s irrefutable proof that […]

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Day 12: Automate Your Long-Term Savings

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Since today’s post is about automation again, I can use another picture of a robot. So here’s a robot with a frog. Automating your long-term savings is the key to protecting yourself … from yourself. When you’re attacking a long-term goal, it’s incredibly easy to procrastinate or convince yourself that something else is more important. […]

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Day 11: Open Long-Term/Retirement Accounts

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Today’s post may be one of the most important chapters in the entire book. It’s a perfect example of the mentality that, if you just get it done, you will be set for the future. We all love a little bit of procrastination, but given that saving for retirement is all about maximizing your time, […]

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