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An education in funding school fees

When it comes to our childrens' education, it's only natural to want the very best.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 14 August 2017
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Are you realistic about retirement?

Research shows most people are not saving enough for retirement. People need to face up to their financial circumstances and take action rather than bury head in sand

Posted by Anna Sofat on 19 July 2017
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Exit for Angel Investment Loco2

Addidi is delighted that one of its angel investments has had an exit. Members of Addidi Angels, the first female angel club in UK, were early investors in train travel booking website Loco2 which was sold at the start of July to Voyages-sncf.com.

Posted by on 10 July 2017
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Ethical investing - being the investor you want to be

Whilst ethical ways of producing products have been around for centuries, it is only in relatively recent history that they have really grown in popularity. Led by a growing awareness of the methods of consumerism and promoted via a number of high profile consumer campaigns, being ethical has never been more popular. In fact, the value of all ethical spending in the UK grew to £38 billion in 2015, making the sector worth almost double that of the tobacco industry (Source: Ethical Consumer[http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/researchhub/ukethicalmarket.aspx]).

Posted by anna sofat on 3 July 2017
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Understanding your finances - how much of an active role do you take?

Women haven’t always been known for taking a front seat when it comes to looking after their finances or those of their household.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 8 May 2017
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Saving tax: a tax efficient approach to investments

A couple of weeks ago, Addidi sponsored an event put on by Savvy Woman, Sarah Pennells. Entitled Saving Tax, the educational session was aimed at providing women with useful information regarding short and long term tax savings techniques, and featured three key topic talks on the subjects of saving tax before the tax year end, saving inheritance tax and a talk from me on tax efficient investments.

Posted by on 20 April 2017
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Putting a price on financial advice

If you pick up a bargain in the sales, say a jacket in this season’s colours, you might initially think you’d got great value for money. But when it gets to the end of the year and you realise that you’ve only worn it a couple of times, it might not actually seem that wise a purchase; especially when you compare it to your trusty trench coat. It may have cost you more, but you have worn it countless times over the years, therefore representing much better value.

Posted by anna sofat on 7 April 2017
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How Should Advisers Be Paid?

How advisers are paid is constantly a question being asked, whether it is by the regulator, by journalists or by clients, and while there are a number of ways advisers are paid, there is some contention about pay linked to the performance of investments.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 23 September 2016
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When Too Much Help Is A Bad Thing

Family is everything to most of us, and if one of our family needs our help then of course we would want to give it.

Posted by Anna Sofat on 6 September 2016
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