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25 Mar

Bonds: Rising Yields and Falling Prices

Bonds rarely receive the same level of attention as equities. They don’t offer the excitement of wildly fluctuating prices or rapid growth. Bonds are the more steady, stable cousin of equities, which some investors may consider a little dull. But bonds are one of four main...

25 Mar

What Your Money Habits Say About You

Money is one of the fundamental needs in modern society. Along with food, human connection, shelter, and health, it is not only essential, but inextricably tied up with our emotions. Trying to meet all of our needs in a modern society can result in anxiety...

19 Jan

Planning The Way Ahead In 2021

Here at Tandem Financial, our aim is to help our clients make wise decisions with their money. Whilst we hope 2021 will hold better things than 2020, it is likely that many challenges still lie ahead. It pays to have a robust, updated financial plan...

16 Jan

The Psychology of Money – Book Review

Money - when taught - is usually put across as a “maths-based” subject. Yet knowing about money is not just about being able to add and subtract. It is also about knowing how it impacts your mindset, beliefs and behaviour. In his hugely accessible book,...

23 Nov

What to Do with Surplus Cash

Cash interest is at an historic low point, with the Bank of England base rate reducing to 0.10% in March 2020. There have even been discussions of interest rates moving into negative figures, although how this would work in practice is less clear. You may be...

19 Nov

Simon Sinek on Empathy

Simon Sinek is a famous motivational speaker and author perhaps most famous for his work on “Start With Why” - a message which encourages brands to focus on conveying their purpose to their target audiences, rather than focusing on “what they do” and “how they...