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Navigating the financial impact of COVID-19

Navigating the financial impact of COVID-19

How people’s physical health and financial well-being are being affected Needless to say, coronavirus (COVID-19) has had, and will continue to have, a major impact on our lives. It is not just impacting on people’s physical health but also their financial well-being. Research highlights how the finances of the UK’s households have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak[1]. Given the economic uncertainties caused by COVID-19 and the extended lockdowns, financial worries have increased. During these …

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Choppy waters, not full-on gale

Wait for the bad weather to pass and stay the course Volatility fluctuates based on where we are in the economic cycle, but it is a normal feature of markets that investors should expect. When stock markets start correcting, daily injections of bad news may sound as though it will never end. This can spark anxiety, fuel uncertainty and trigger radical decisions in even the most seasoned investors. From the unfathomable Brexit playbook and the …

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Stocks & Shares ISA

Helping you realise your long-term financial goals So you’re looking to accumulate a sum of money by investing. You may have a specific amount in mind. This could be to go towards helping to fund your child’s university fees or to pay for a trip of a lifetime. When you invest in stocks and shares through an Individual Savings Account (ISA), you can choose to invest a lump sum or set up regular savings that …

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A Guide to Stock Market Turbulence

Don’t let global uncertainties affect your financial planning for the years ahead The overall direction of developed stock markets is a relentless and continual rise in value over the very long term, punctuated by falls. It’s important not to let global uncertainties affect your financial planning for the years ahead. Individuals who stop their investment planning, particularly during market downturns, can often miss out on opportunities to invest at lower prices. A Guide To Stock …

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