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3 Important Steps to Achieving Financial Independence This New Year

  Financial independence is a goal of just about anyone’s, but getting there is often far easier said than done. Defined by Investopedia as a program of extreme saving and investing to enable someone to retire at an age far earlier than traditional budgets and retirement plans would dictate, often requiring you to dedicate around

3 Reasons Online Education Really Works

  In today’s digital world, technology can be incorporated to improve just about anything – and education is certainly no different. While tablets, smartphones and interactive whiteboards are now staples of the classroom in primary and secondary schools across the country, when it comes to adult learning, more and more people are turning to an

3 Forex Resolutions to Kick Start the New Year

  Despite the new year now being well and truly in full swing, for many, the running shoes still haven’t come out of the box, the cigarettes still haven’t been put down and the pub has still been frequented every weekend – you can always try again with your new year’s resolutions next year! But

Financial Education Through The Years: From Pocket Money to Pensions

It’s never too early to start teaching your children about their finances – after all, financial skills are essential to navigating life, and can help steer your children away from running up debt during their working and later years. That’s why, in today’s post, we’re offering advice on giving financial education from pocket money to

It’s All About The Context: External Factors That Affect Currency Valuation

  Every day, traders from all corners of the world engage in over 5 trillion dollars worth of financial transactions on the foreign exchange market – making it the largest, most active financial market in the world today. Given its scale, therefore, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that there are multiple factors that can

The Serious Stuff: Understanding The Legalities of the Forex Market

  According to recorded statistics, the foreign exchange market saw an average daily turnover of $5.1 trillion in 2016 – thereby defining it as the world’s largest and most liquid financial market. As a result of its significant size and 24/5 accessibility, regulating this market presents unique challenges – after all, how do you go

Safe Forex Trading: Understanding, Managing & Minimising Risk

  With a mammoth $5 million traded on average each and every day on the forex market, it’s no surprise that the world’s most liquid and volatile market can, at times, pose a significant financial risk to its participants. As such, a solid understanding of how and why such risk is so frequently present is

A Brief History of the GBP

Born in around 775 AD when silver pennies (otherwise known as ‘sterlings’) were the dominant currency in Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, the Great British pound has been around for approximately 1200 years, making it the oldest currency still in circulation today. The official currency of the United Kingdom, the pound sterling – familiarly and affectionately referred to

3 Reasons You’re Struggling to Meet Your Trading Goal

  Particularly true for those first starting out in the currency trading market, although equally as important for veteren traders too, is the need for traders to focus their efforts on process over profits. The view is that a disciplined trader has a higher likelihood of turning the odds in their favour due to them

Go With Your Gut: When to Trust Your Trading Instincts

Not to be confused with impulsive, emotive trading, trusting your instincts in forex trading requires so much more than simply placing a trade because you inherently feel like you should. In fact, it demands a calculated decision-making process born from experience, strategy and a solid understanding of risk versus reward. In this blog post, therefore,