Investing

Crypto Investing for Beginners #1 – What is crypto currency

In August 2008, a website named ‘www.bitcoin.org’ was quietly registered online by an unknown person. A couple of months later, the paper ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’ was circulated in the cryptography community. The world didn’t know it at this point (and maybe it still doesn’t) but this concept would in less than a …

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We’re DOUBLING DOWN: iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (LSE:INRG)

We're buying these stocks

3 Months ago, global clean energy stocks took a bit of a nose dive. In particular, the ETF we hold in our portfolio that cover these types of stocks – The iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (INRG) dropped more than 30% between January and February. Today though, we’re doubling down on clean energy stocks. We …

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Earn guaranteed 5%+ interest on GBP savings? It’s true, but it involves crypto…..

Good evening cheapskates! We kick this investing article off a little differently. Today’s article isn’t about stocks or equities. Nope, in fact today we’re talking about savings! Boring old savings. As always, the following is not financial advice, read our disclaimer But don’t savings accounts provide poor returns? You’re absolutely right. Ordinarily, we’re very much against …

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Buying the dip: 5 Do’s for investing during a crash

In 2021, we’ve already seen some incredible highs, as well as (more recently) some great lows. While many people may be panicking when the market takes a hit, we as cheapskates see this as an opportunity because like we’ve said before, money isn’t made in a bull market, its made in a crash. With the …

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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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