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Drone Strikes and Oil Spikes
Global Markets

Drone Strikes and Oil Spikes

The price of a barrel of Brent Crude oil rose sharply at the beginning of this week following news of a drone attack on the refining facility at Abqaiq in Saudi Arab...

The Power of Compound Growth
Personal Finance

The Power of Compound Growth

Did you know that as well as earning returns on the money you invest, with compound growth you also earn returns on your returns? For example, imagine you invest £1...

Mind the gap!
Personal Finance

Mind the gap!

We’re all getting older. And, as the saying goes, it’s better than the alternative. The bad news is that with more of us retiring early and living for longer mos...

Whatever it Takes!
Global Markets

Whatever it Takes!

In Mario Draghi’s final policy meeting as European Central Bank President, and after an eight-year term, he continued to approach the current situation of low grow...

Do You Have a Safety Net of Emergency Funds?
Personal Finance

Do You Have a Safety Net of Emergency Funds?

We all know the dreaded feeling of a sudden financial emergency, and it is inevitable that sooner or later you’ll be tested again with expenses you didn’t see co...