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September 2021

September Market Commentary

The defining image of August 2021 had little to do with the stock market on the surface, it was, of course, the withdrawal of British and American troops from Afghanistan. As some readers will know, Afghanistan has significant mineral reserves, which some estimates put at $1tn (£730bn). These reserves include lithium, so it will be…

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Can we Avoid Being Caught by the “Scamdemic?”

There has been a rapid rise in phone and online scams over the past sixteen months as criminals seek to take advantage of people’s insecurities regarding Covid. With many processes moving online and onto our mobile phones, comes new opportunities for people to take advantage. This phenomenon has been dubbed the “scamdemic.” Scams have come…

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‘Flexible’ Careers will Increase the Need for Financial Planning

In days gone by, life was relatively simple. You left school or university, you found a job and barring moving away or your employer going bust you stayed with that employer until you retired. Today, and especially after the pandemic, that situation has changed significantly. Employees want flexibility, they want the ability to work from…

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