Martin Bamford: My brush with a scammer

During a call with a client last week, I was reminded again of the dangers of unregulated investments. The client explained that his good friend had lost £120,000 to a Bitcoin scam. 

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Martin Bamford: Tik, Tok - investment flop?

I entered financial services just as the tech bubble was about to burst. One of my earliest professional experiences of investing was watching the bubble surrounding tech stocks, swiftly followed by the disappointment of investors who had become over exposed to that sector as it collapsed. 

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Bamford: Why planners need to help each other

The economic and business impact of the Covid-19 pandemic since last March has been significant. In many cases, the worst is yet to come, with no definitive end date in mind and forecasts of peak unemployment by the middle of the year. Read more...

Martin Bamford: Weighing up the Covid-19 risks

As inevitable as night follows day, the return to school this month is already resulting in a raft of the usual coughs and colds.

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