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How to invest in gold

Despite the recent significant price correction, gold’s function as a long-term store of value remains intact and investors should see it as an integral part of their portfolios given the

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Bricks and Mortar: Why invest in buy-to-let?

People will always need a place to live and with the housing shortage it is hardly surprising that once again the popularity of investing in buy-to-let is on the increase.

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The case for gold versus cash

The precious metal climbed from £183/oz in 2000 to £1,053 in 2012. However, at the time of writing it is currently at £910.68, a level not seen since December 2011.

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Buy-to-let on a budget offers best yields

One and two-bedroom properties provide the highest rental returns for investors with average yields of 6.8% and 6.4% respectively based on data covering 50,000 properties across England, Scotland and Wales.