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Portfolio Focus – Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF (LSE:MXWO)

Welcome cheapskates to today’s article, which marks the first in a series diving deep into our own cheapskate portfolio, looking at what we buy and why we invest in them. Today we kick off with the biggest buy in our portfolio – The Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF. What is it? If you’ve read some …

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Building Wealth #3 – Make a budget to be wealthy

If you’re new here, we at cheapskate investing have one basic rule for building your wealth – Spend less, earn more, invest the difference. However, how do you know what the difference is? Do you know exactly how much you can afford to invest each month? You’ve probably heard the saying “pay yourself first” (and …

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We’re Buying: GlaxoSmithKline (LSE:GSK)

Today was an incredibly tough day for drug and healthcare giant GSK. It finished up 5.9% down for the day on it’s announcement that it expects to cut its dividend in 2022. I can’t say I’m surprised at this news, though the sharp drop was a hefty blow, especially considering we at CI have holdings …

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Investing for beginners #7 – You’re an investor! Keep it going and more learning

your'e an investor

Congratulations! If you’ve made it this far, you can now call yourself an investor and you’re well on your way to building some serious wealth for the future. So what now? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but unfortunately, good investing, is usually boring. “Investing should be more like watching paint dry …

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Investing for beginners #6 – Making an investment in stocks, ETF’s and others

buying stocks

Welcome back cheapskates! If you’ve been following this series, you’ll now be fully clued up on why to invest, how to build a portfolio and good practices when growing your wealth. In this article of investing for beginners, we go into more detail about the different types of stock, the pros and cons and some …

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Investing for beginners #5 – Portfolio and Strategy basics

Portfolio basics

So, you’ve signed up to an investing platform, got your finances in order and are ready to make that first stock purchase! Awesome! But what do you buy first? How much of it should you buy? Should you buy UK or American? 1 stock or a hundred? The stock market can be a confusing place, …

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