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Karl Talbot


Recent articles

Published: 23rd July 2021

How is inflation measured?

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Keeping track of the rising cost of living can be difficult. So how is inflation measured? And why is inflation important? Let's take a look.

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Published: 14th July 2021

How did robo advisors do in 2020?

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It's common for new investors to use the services of a robo advisor to get started in the market. But has the use of robo advisors increased in 2020?

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Published: 13th July 2021

NS&I: the pros and cons

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If you have savings, is it a good idea to put your money into an NS&I savings account? Or should you save elsewhere? We take a look.

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Published: 11th July 2021

What is UK plc?

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What does the term 'UK plc' mean? Why does the media often use the term when talking about the country's economic performance? Let's take a look.

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Published: 11th July 2021

What is a Goldilocks economy?

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What is a Goldilocks economy? Is it good to have a fairy-tale economic environment, or is it an indicator of thought economic times ahead? We take a look.

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Published: 7th July 2021

Is robo-investing good?

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Robo-investing is growing in popularity. But is it good to use a robo-investor? Or is it better to invest your wealth with a traditional investing platform?

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