Investing

GOLD: A Beginner’s guide to investing

Welcome cheapskates to another beginners guide. Only this time, it won’t be a series, we’ve packed everything you need to know all into this one handy article! You may have read our recent stock article about the iShares Physical Gold ETC that we have invested in this month and are thinking of getting in on …

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We’re BUYING: iShares Physical Gold ETC (LSE:SGLN)

Welcome cheapskates to a slightly different stock portfolio focus article. As you will have been aware if you subscribe to our newsletter, we are getting a little nervous bout the high value of the stock market right now. The S&P500 is trading at a P/E ratio of almost 40 and its only ever been that …

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Popular google searches: Can I lose money in stocks?

Good evening cheapskates! Today marks the start of a new series for beginners on CI that we’re calling – popular finance and investing google searches – not so catchy we know, but we’re working on it. Before we get into answering the question, a little on why we’re doing this. To cut a long story …

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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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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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