Our Views
Magus' perspective of money and financial management
focused on the real wealth issues that truly matter to people
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October
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Fact or fiction?
Fake news, fake advertising or in the words of the 1987 hit from Alexander O’Neal...

 

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August
13
Magus proud to attain
CEFEX Certification
Magus is certified for Investment Advisor Fiduciary Excellence...
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Whilst I really don’t want to be a fun sponge, it’s often said that death and taxes are...

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Whichever way you voted in the EU referendum, you'll be hard-pressed to find anyone that's happy about how the Brexit negotiations have...

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On Wednesday, Chancellor Philip Hammond took to the dispatch box to deliver the 2017 Autumn Statement...

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Every small business owner wants to turn their hard work into profit. But, earning is only part of the process; equally important is...

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With the Bank of England finally raising interest rates to 0.75% in August, only the second rise in a decade, it felt like a good time to talk about bonds...

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Individuals receiving financial advice could see their wealth increase by up to £40,000...

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Investment fads are nothing new. When selecting strategies for their portfolios, investors are often tempted to...

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Summer holidays; we've all got our little tasks to complete beforehand. Along with digging out the passports and fetching the suitcases from the loft...

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With Individual Savings Account (ISA) allowances now at £20,000 a year, it's no surprise that...

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Part of our job is to build the right investment solution for you, helping you achieve your aims and goals. But just as important is...

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We're delighted to be sponsoring the Royal National Institute of Blind People's (RNIB)...

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As dawn breaks, the morning light reveals yet another political gamble that has not paid off...

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We've all heard about ISAs and the tax advantages they can bring and there may be tax advantages to...

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The demand for investment services is increasing with the number of qualified Financial Advisers decreasing...

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Over the long run, the market has provided substantial returns regardless of who lives at Number 10...

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An Individual Savings Account (ISA) is a simple but effective way to save for the future. It's quick to set up, straightforward to...

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As I approach my mid-century plus five birthday (spoiler alert!), in my head I still feel the 80's...

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Ever ridden in a car with worn-out shock absorbers? Every bump is jarring, every corner stomach-churning and...

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If you’ve got money to invest, you may well be thinking about investing in an ISA. When a client asks me ‘should I invest in an ISA?’ I always answer the same…

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'Wall Street opens down', 'FTSE 100 falls 1% at open', 'FTSE slides further', 'Global sell off continues in Europe'...

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Savouring a vintage wine is one of life's great pleasures. But often overlooked in the joy of consumption is...

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You only have to pick up a newspaper, turn on the radio, go online or speak to Janet in the supermarket and you know the conversation will...

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Investors in January are inclined to reflect on the 12 months gone and muse on what the coming year might bring...

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Embarking on a financial plan is like sailing around the world. The voyage won't always go to plan and there'll be rough seas...

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In January 2018, 1,182 undergraduates at Yale University enrolled on the 'Psychology and the good life' course, in a bid to become happier...

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You'd be forgiven for thinking that Bitcoin was the overnight success story of 2017. You couldn't open a newspaper...

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Next month, Americans will head to the polls to elect the next president of the United States. While the outcome...