Monthly Archives: June 2013

The rise of the virtual university

My latest column for Baillie Gifford – this month, I’m discussing whether the virtual university will ever replace the real thing, given the VERY persuasive financial upsides… Iona Bain If you were asked to conjure up a picture of university, … Continue reading

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How to get rich by the time you’re 50: Guide 3 in the Young Money Series

Welcome to the third instalment in this week’s Young Money Guides, in association with Investors Chronicle. Today, we’re looking at investing your money for the longer-term, and whether the stock market is a  potential path to riches… Saving is important … Continue reading

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Can I get rich quick? Guide 2 in the Young Money Series

Here is the second instalment of the Young Money Guides, tackling the issue of debt and showing 20 somethings how to build up funds for a rainy day. Enjoy… Okay, so there are ways. You could make it by getting … Continue reading

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The New Young Money Guides–in association with Investors Chronicle

To help kick off “My Money Week”, established by the Personal Finance Education Group, young journalist Katie Morley from Investors Chronicle has written a series of guides aimed at educating young people about the world of money. The Young Money … Continue reading

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What would happen to pensions in an independent Scotland?

Iona Bain As the elderly population in Scotland continues to swell, questions are being asked about how a Yes vote on independence might shake up the pension prospects of more than a million retirees in the future. The number of … Continue reading

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