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How I invest: still fascinated by the markets at age 73

Thursday 04 Apr 2019

Twenty one years ago former policeman Peter joined an investment club with seven friends including a WW2 fighter pilot and a few retired businessmen. They treated the club as a casual way of playing the markets because everyone taking part was already sitting on a decent pension or were in well-...

How I invest: hoping for good returns in retirement

Thursday 07 Mar 2019

Peter from Bromley has been investing in the stock market since the 1980s when he bought shares in British Gas. Now aged 71, the former solicitor is retired and living off a pension and various other investment accounts. With his children grown up and living elsewhere, Peter and his wife downsized...

How I invest: aiming to buy a house and live comfortably in later life

Thursday 24 Jan 2019

New dad Aaron has a clear plan which he hopes will result in a comfortable life for his family. He wants to buy a house in around five years’ time, retire aged 60 and have sufficient money invested so that, based on projections, he and his partner won’t have to contribute any more cash into long-...

How I invest: Looking for long-term growth

Thursday 22 Nov 2018

Investing is a family affair for Paul from South Cheshire who is putting his money to work along with wife Marie and 10-year-old son James to fund what he calls ‘proper life events’. Completed by two-year-old spaniel Twix, the family are currently sitting on an investment portfolio worth a combined...