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Cash vs investing during volatile times

During volatile times, it's natural to feel a tug-of-war between the urge to move investments to cash or stay invested and ride out the storm.

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What is Capital Gains Tax and how to reduce it?

Effective tax planning can reduce your Capital Gains Tax. We provide a brief explanation of how it works and how to reduce your liability

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What could you do with an inheritance in your 40s and 50s?

Having a financial safety net will give you peace of mind that your family will be able to cope, even if your lives were unexpectedly derailed

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Understanding the risks of investing

A serious illness or disability can have a huge impact on your finances - critical illness insurance will provide much-needed financial support

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Financial planning ideas for new parents

Becoming a new parent is a natural time to reassess your financial plans and look at ways to secure the financial well-being of your family

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Investing in the ‘age of inflation’

Mike Greely explores some of the reasons behind the market turbulence, and explains why patience and portfolio positioning can help investors

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Mike Greely: piecing together the investment puzzle

For Mike Greely of Amber River’s Colchester team, understanding the factors that drive investment returns is not just part of his day job – it’s more of a lifelong passion

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Should I invest in cryptocurrency?

A brief explanation about what cryptocurrency is, how it works, what you can use it for and why you should tread with caution

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Financial planning for new parents: Investing for your child’s future

If you want to invest in your child's future to give them the best start, we consider some of the investment options open to you

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Financial planning in your 20s

The financial expert you choose largely depends on your needs – but one thing that overrides everything else is finding someone you trust.

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