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Tim Bennett Explains: What are fixed income securities (bonds) - part 1
 
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What are fixed income securities (bonds)? Here Tim Bennett introduces how they work and breaks down the key jargon for novice investors. Subscribe here http://ow.ly/rK0pr to receive Tim's new videos.
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Tim Bennett Explains: Why buy shares?
 
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Investing in shares can be a great way to build lifetime wealth. In this video Tim Bennett explains their basic features and offers a few tips to new investors. Subscribe here http://ow.ly/sPcjc to receive Tim's new videos.
Views: 26095 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: The pros and cons of peer to peer investing
 
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Peer-to-peer lending is booming and from 6th April you will be able to lend via an ISA. I explain how P2P works and what to look out for before you invest.
Views: 16826 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: What are share buybacks?
 
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Share buybacks are an increasingly popular way for companies to return surplus cash to shareholders. However, as Tim Bennett explains in this week's second, intermediate-level video, they are also a way for directors to flatter a firm's results and can also help them to hit share-based remuneration targets. If you are relatively new to investing you may find an earlier video Why buy shares? provides useful background information http://youtu.be/KFauoB8ppzc
Views: 13114 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: What is EBITDA?
 
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Sooner or later an equity investor will come across the term EBITDA. Here Tim Bennett explains how it is used and asks whether it should be so popular.
Views: 28373 Killik & Co
Killik Explains: Duration - The word every bond investor should understand
 
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Bond investors worry about how far and fast interest rates might rise and what impact this could have on the price and yield of the bonds that they hold. In this short video Tim introduces duration, a term that can help to reveal the answer.
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Killik Explains: How Quantitative Tightening (QT) may impact investors
 
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Central Banks are threatening to throw monetary policy into reverse gear to fend off inflation. Tim Bennett looks at how and asks what it could mean for investors.
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Tim Bennett Explains: What are fixed income securities - part two, rewards and risks
 
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Anyone investing in fixed income securities should be familiar with yields -- a key way to measure returns. In this short video Tim explains how these work and also how to evaluate the investment risk of a fixed income security using a credit rating.
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Tim Bennett Explains: How to weigh up funds using the Sharpe Ratio
 
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Tim Bennett explains a popular number that allows investors to compare funds and the managers who run them.
Views: 3535 Killik & Co
Killik Explains: What are Corporate Actions?
 
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Tim Bennett offers a short tour of some of the key decisions that are regularly required from shareholders.
Views: 6400 Killik & Co
Bitcoin basics :  how Bitcoin futures work
 
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Bitcoin futures allow big institutions to enter the cryptocurrency market for the first time – here’s how and what this could mean for everyone else.
Views: 1948 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: EV/EBITDA - investing's "Marmite" number
 
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Key investing number EV/EBITDA is loved and loathed in equal measure. This week I explain how it works.
Views: 3405 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: How pensions work
 
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The second video in our three-part series explains in jargon-free language how final salary (defined benefit) and money purchase (defined contribution) pensions work.
Views: 48051 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: When to buy or sell shares (using the RSI)
 
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Share investors should aim to add to, and trim, their holdings at the best moment. The Relative Strength Indicator can help – here’s how it works. For a free copy of our brand new free guide to boosting your Financial Fitness after 30 please email [email protected]
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Killik Explains: What is a stock market "melt-up"?
 
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The stock market’s recent bull run may be entering its most dangerous phase says Jeremy Grantham of GMO. This week I explain why.
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Killik Explains: What MiFID II means for you
 
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The EU’s biggest financial rule book shake-up in a decade has just landed. This week I sum up what it means for private investors and their advisors.
Views: 3024 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Why the oil price is so volatile
 
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Tipped to hit $200 per barrel just a few years ago, the oil price has plunged to below $40. In this short video, aimed at oil novices, I look at why. Our free video library of over 100 videos is available at killikexplains.com For a free copy of our short guide to boosting your Financial Fitness after 50, please email [email protected]
Views: 12372 Killik & Co
Killik Explains: How the new Lifetime ISA works
 
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Tim Bennett looks at the key features of this new savings product and points out some of the hidden pitfalls.
Views: 2839 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: What are ETFs all about?
 
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If you want low-cost exposure to an index or sector an exchange traded fund can offer it. However as Tim Bennett warns in this short video, many of the newer ETFs are complex and relatively expensive.
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Tim Bennett Explains: Three Balance Sheet Red Flags
 
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How can you tell when a company might be running into trouble? Tim Bennett suggests three ways a balance sheet can reveal that all is not well.
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Tim Bennett Explains: Property or shares? (Part One)
 
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Are long-term investors better off in property or shares? In the first part of my two-part guide I take a quick look.
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Tim Bennett Explains: Understanding volatility: What is the Vix?
 
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Anyone buying shares, or seeking to build a portfolio, needs to understand volatility. In this short video I introduce Beta as one way of measuring it. I explain how it works, how it can help and point out its main pitfalls.
Views: 2958 Killik & Co
Killik Explains: What is Wealth Management?
 
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Tim Bennett explains the four pillars of a lifetime investing strategy.
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Tim Bennett Explains: What is a price earnings (P/E) ratio?
 
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The p/e ratio is one of investing's most widely quoted numbers notes Tim Bennett. Here he explains how it works and what it can reveal about a share.
Views: 3555 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Gold - an investment or a gamble?
 
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Gold is loved by some investors and avoided by others. So this week I look at what role, if any, the yellow metal can play in a portfolio. For a free copy of our short guide to boosting your Financial Fitness after 50, please email [email protected]
Views: 3813 Killik & Co
Killik Explains: My biggest investing errors - and what they taught me
 
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Over the last three decades I have made my fair share of investing mistakes. This week I reveal five and sum up what I learned from them.
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Tim Bennett Explains: Why equity investors should follow the cash
 
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In volatile markets, equity investors should keep an eye on cash flow and know how to spot signs of trouble. Here I recap some of the bigger ones.
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Tim Bennett Explains: The Pensions Big Bang (April 2015)
 
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Big pensions rule changes come into effect in April. In the final video in my three-part series I introduce them and highlight some key issues for retirees.
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Killik Explains: Fixed Income Basics - the yield curve
 
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Yield curves can reveal how bond investors see the future and help to guide borrowers on the direction of interest rates. Here I cover all the basics.
Views: 16212 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: How to spot a cheap share - the PEG ratio
 
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The price to earnings growth ratio (PEG) can help you judge whether a share is cheap or expensive. This week I explain how and also point out its main pitfalls.
Views: 5630 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Balance Sheet Basics
 
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Balance sheets may be less exciting than profit and loss accounts but they contain vital information for investors, as Tim Bennett explains.
Views: 3949 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Fixed Income Bond Market Red Flags - Yield spreads
 
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Bond markets can be one of the first places to look for signs of trouble. In this short video I introduce and explain a key warning indicator – the yield spread.
Views: 5314 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Six investing tips from Warren Buffett
 
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In my latest video I look at what we can learn from one of the world’s most successful investors.
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Tim Bennett Explains: Why buy to let is only for the brave
 
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This week I explain why Buy-to-Let’s best years may be over for retail investors.
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Five hidden risks with Exchange Traded Funds
 
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Passive funds are growing in popularity. This week Tim Bennett explain why and points out five pitfalls that investors should avoid.
Views: 1490 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: What are derivatives?
 
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Derivatives scare as many investors as they excite. In this short video I aim to demystify two of the most important types – futures and options.
Views: 3165 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: The first rule of stock market investing
 
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“Don’t lose money” advises investing legend Warren Buffett. But how? This week I focus on a chart that contains a vital clue.
Views: 7612 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Which is best - an ISA or a SIPP?
 
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ISAs and SIPPs both offer tax effective ways to save. Tim Bennett compares the key features of both.
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Killik Explains: Foreign currency basics
 
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Currencies operate in a world of their own says Tim Bennett. In this video he explains some of the most commonly used jargon and highlights how spot and forward deals work.
Views: 3029 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: How to boost your financial fitness - Part One
 
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Each of our nine steps is designed to improve your financial fitness. In this short video I reveal the first five and explain how they work. For a free copy of our short guide please email me [email protected]
Views: 3706 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: How to invest - tips from the experts
 
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In this Christmas video I round up some of the top investing tips offered by our market experts in Confidant over the past four quarters.
Views: 2303 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Why dividends matter
 
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Dividends are a key part of the total return that an investor can expect from shares. In this short video Tim Bennett explains why dividends are so important and how equity investors should approach income investing.
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Tim Bennett Explains: What is free cash flow yield?
 
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Free cash flow yield is widely quoted by analysts and gives investors a useful insight into whether a share is cheap or expensive. In this week’s short video I explain how it works.
Views: 2971 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Three common investing mistakes
 
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There are many traps awaiting the novice investor. Here I highlight three of the biggest and suggest some ways to avoid them.
Views: 4711 Killik & Co
Is the low interest rate era coming to an end?
 
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In the wake of the Bank of England’s recent rate rise, Tim Bennett looks at the three key factors that will determine where global interest rates go from here.
Views: 2196 Killik & Co
Tim Bennett Explains: Money Laundering - How the world's biggest financial crime affects you
 
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The UK is a huge target for criminal funds according to Transparency International. This week I look at what that means for firms and their clients.
Views: 12430 Killik & Co