The insights

At Tillit we are big believers in learning and broadening our horizons. We also think that there is too much noise in the world of stock markets and investing today. Our focus is on the long-term and that is reflected in our various Insight articles, from opinion pieces to interviews and beginners’ guides, and even our market updates only come out quarterly.

Short reads - Fundamentals

Who ate my cash? The impact of inflation on your savings

By Anna Fedorova

Most of us vividly remember the outrage when Toblerone decided to shrink its chocolate bars. As consumers, we felt totally ripped off. But it’s not just chocolate. From your daily coffee to the price of a train ticket, it just feels like your money doesn’t go as far as it used to, doesn’t it? This, my friend, is the power of inflation.

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Short reads - Active investing | Passive investing

Active or Passive investing: Which one should I pick?

By Jane Wallace

Should I invest in a fund managed by a computer or a human being? It’s a common question for investors although the jury is still out on which approach is best. As the debate intensifies in the industry, we dig into the pros and cons of Active and Passive investing and figure out if there is a clear winner or if it’s a case of horses for courses.

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Short reads - Fundamentals

The complete low-down on ISAs

By Anna Fedorova

Taxes…who actually likes paying taxes? Nobody. We all know they’re important, but no one actually likes to see hundreds of pounds going into the government’s coffers. Well, today we will give you a crash course in one of the best ways to keep the taxman’s hands off your hard-earned pennies: the humble ISA.

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Short reads - Sustainable investing

ESG investing = Easy, Special, Good?

By Anna Fedorova

Even if you’re not an investment guru, you may well have heard of ESG. More and more financial headlines are sporting this acronym and everyone seem to be talking about it. But what does it actually mean and is it relevant for you?

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Short reads - Fundamentals

Pensions 101

By Jane Wallace

Sometimes your pension can seem like a distant relative: you met them a long time ago when you were younger but now you can’t really remember where they are or what they do. But there’s never a wrong time to reacquaint yourself, so gather your paperwork and follow our easy steps to get back in touch.

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