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March 2013

How do you know spring is here? It can't be the weather!18th March 2013

The arrival of spring weather can be difficult to predict. Last year, we enjoyed a balmy March, but no sooner had we shed the winter coats in April, did it decide to rain until Christmas. This year was going according to plan with temperatures steadily rising until we were struck by an unexpected Arctic blizzard!

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Expensive Mistakes13th March 2013

There are two ways of learning. You can be taught how to do something correctly or you can be shown the consequences of doing it wrong. In the world of investment, it's a lot cheaper to learn from others' mistakes.

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Saving for your child or grandchild's futureā€¦11th March 2013

A Child Trust Fund (CTF) is a long-term, tax-free savings account for children, set up by the previous government. However Child Trust Fund accounts are no longer available, but there are alternatives for new savers and options of those already invested

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Don't Fall in Love - the Most Common Mistakes Investors Make10th March 2013

This is the first part of a two part article, where we've taken a look at some of the common mistakes investors make when they're buying and selling stocks and shares and other investments. We've identified ten mistakes - and this month, we take a look at the first five.

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