How to open a Stocks & Shares ISA

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This post explains what a Stocks & Shares ISA is in simple terms and how to open one. I will share what worked and is working for me when investing within an ISA while avoiding a lot of technical confusing jargon used elsewhere. This is not meant to be a comprehensive guide but to only provide information that I found to be Continue reading “How to open a Stocks & Shares ISA”

Top 5 portfolio holdings – Europe ex. UK Index Fund

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This is part of a series of posts which detail the top 5 companies in each index fund held within my investment portfolio.  The portfolio is composed of a range of low cost index funds which track the largest Continue reading “Top 5 portfolio holdings – Europe ex. UK Index Fund”

Building a Low Cost Investment Portfolio of Index Funds

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At the core of my plan for gaining Financial Independence will be an investment portfolio consisting of low cost passively managed index funds. Index funds basically aim to track the performance of the stock market. They are not actively managed funds which aim to beat the market and can be very costly.
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