And We’re Back…

Quick Life Update Well, that was a long absence, wasn’t it?! Most of you know, I’ve been afk due to the birth of baby Edward on Boxing Day. Life has been basically chaotic most of the time since then. But I think I may be getting into a decent routine, finally. Who said having kids was easy,…

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Investment Trusts For Income

investment trusts for income

Since I had a bit of holiday, I’ve had a bit more time to actually sit down and read and think a bit more about investing into a new investment category for my value stocks/dividend income NISA – Investment Trusts for income. I’ve never bought these in my NISA before, although I do have some…

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Dividend Stock Watch List – May 2015

Dividend Stocks Watch List

Welcome to the May 2015 edition of the dividend stock watch list. Every month, I go through a list of FTSE 350 value stocks and dividend-paying stocks. I start off with all 350 stocks, and I rank them in different ways in order to whittle down the numbers towards a lower amount by following a…

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Can I Make Money Investing in Stocks?

can i make money investing in stocks?

Have You Got Twenty Quid? One of the most common misconceptions about investing that I come across, is that you need to invest large amounts of money in order to make significant returns. Yet what most people don’t realise, is that you actually don’t need that much money to get started – and thus get started…

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Dividend Stocks Watch List

Dividend Stocks Watch List

April 2015 – Dividend Stocks Watch List Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the TV Dividend Stocks Watch List. Every month, I go through a list of FTSE 350 value stocks and dividend-paying stocks. I start off with all 350 stocks, and I rank them in different ways in order to whittle down the numbers towards…

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Should I Invest in European Stocks?

should I invest in European stocks?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy European Stocks? Now that the Euro is at lovely cheap levels against the pound, it’s like there’s a super hot sale going on in the stock market. I have therefore been thinking about investing in Euro denominated companies, even more so because the US $ is too strong against…

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Recent Trade – Buy Bloomsbury Publishing and giftgaming

Well, I did it. I finally bought shares in Bloomsbury Publishing, after having no real reason to not do so for the last several months. My friend over at The Dividend Drive probably convinced me to finally take the plunge, as we have been commenting voraciously back and forth regarding this stock and we hadn’t…

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Understanding Money – Retirement Planning

saving whilst working is like pennies flying into your piggy bank automatically

Welcome to our series on understanding money. We hope this will help you make some headway into understanding, and getting a hold of your financial matters. So far, we’ve looked understanding money in everyday life, how to budget, and how to start saving. These basics are important to understand, as they are the core of…

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Are Stocks Cheap Right Now?

reading improves your mind like a rocket ship launching you into a new world of education

I recently read an intriguing article on Interactive Investor about the relative price of stocks in various countries around the world, compared to government bond yields. Now, whilst we love dividend growth investing and value stocks here at There’s Value, there are other places to put your money. Savings in your NISA (tax-free) or other…

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Aberdeen Asset Management – Final Results

One of the shares I own, Aberdeen Asset Management (ADN on the London Stock Exchange), just released its final results for the year. And they were good. I sometimes doubt my value dividend growth strategy, as I tend to go for shares with a pretty low PE ratio. But they always seem to do pretty…

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