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BarrenFluffit replied to the Financial Software board. 19:33

Re: price updating

Indeed. I've also considered setting up an online portfolio to mirror the real one but its hard to get the right features.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:49

Re: Hansa Trust reforms

So its discounts are basically run counter cyclical; popular when everything else is going wrong!

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 12:26

Re: AJ Bell Youinvest

Yes I've had problems with debit card subscriptions but to a different broker. There is a pattern but its annual so got flagged.

Tue Apr 22

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 20:37

Re: Poll: new contribution intentions

"my long-term plan was to gradually end up with my ISAs with Selftrade, and the unsheltered investments with the second (or even a third) broker."

Note its also possible to split an isa; you open the new one and say how much/what [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 20:27

Re: Book Cost; what is it?

Excellent; had to work it through a few times but think I've got it.
Also pleased that ST's figure seems to be right.

thanks for your assistance.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Building & DIY Fools board. 17:30

Re: Oil tank - metal or plastic?

Presumeably it vents somewhere nearby too.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 17:19

Re: Book Cost; what is it?

Buy 5146 shares for GBP 4962.29
Sell 3627 shares.
Book cost of remaining shares is 4962.39 * 1519/5146 = 1464.80
Buy 175 shares for GBP 982.51.
Book cost is now 5944.90 * 1694/5321 = 1892.62

Selftrade have [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Cyclists Corner - Cycling Fools board. 16:30

Re: Speed without a speedo

Also wheel diameter should include the tyre.

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BarrenFluffit posted to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 15:19

Book Cost; what is it?

I'm looking at a holding and there have been two purchases and two sales. I understand you can enter your own book cost but does anyone know how ST arrive at their figure? I've tried pooling, basing it on the first purchase and the number doesn't [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:47

Re: portfolio construction views

Ok we don't know exactly but averages at least suggest ranges.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Financial Software board. 13:23

Re: price updating

Kmymoney, (a personal finance program) also imports the date from the page request. You can also change the configuration of the price request so its possible to change the source ( and add your own if you can come up with the right regular [more]

Sun Apr 20

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Financial Software board. 20:24

Re: price updating

Not sure about your examples but lots of things are possible with price updates. One of my holdings regularly changes the units its priced in despite no change in the underlying request.

I'm thinking that we need some form of quality control [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Property Investing - Practical board. 11:33

Re: shared responsilbility repairs

Remember folks; this isn't leasehold. Its Scotland.

I vaguely remember that it was possible to get a local council involved in enforcing common repairs but don't know any more.

Sat Apr 19

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 20:42

Re: Property Tax question - Carer.

There is a 10k annual allowance and also also Lettings relief:
"The maximum amount of Letting Relief due is the lower of:

£40,000
the amount of Private Residence Relief due
the amount of gain you've made on the let [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 18:53

Re: Property Tax question - Carer.

The main relief is Private Residence Relief (PRR). Thus most disposals are potentially taxable but PRR applies so often its less common. PRR comes with conditions that can apply to part all or none of the period of ownership.

Typically the [more]

Thu Apr 17

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Pensions - Self-Invested - SIPPs board. 19:38

Re: Young, dumb and new to pensions

See if your workplace scheme has arrangements that allow you to contribute more. It tends to be a cheaper as the employer pays some of the cost.

TBH think about your medium term financial needs and plan for those. Things like car, flat etc. [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Foolish Social Events - London board. 18:54

Re: Next London Social - Pt2

The room upstairs are just for dining. A pub with more space would be very welcome. e.g:
http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/penderels-oak

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 18:43

Re: portfolio construction views

Your asset allocation is 100% equity?

For long term holdings I'd suggest trackers ( certainly over Murray International at a premium). Uk Equity probably just a low cost all share tracker.

Low volatility? How? What are they [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 16:09

Re: How to fill in the Records Review Form

If your sending off a bank statement its probably better to use an account ST already know about. A piece that fits.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 15:20

Re: Quantitative methods labelled fraud

Interesting also in what it says about how people respond to uncertainty and the power of stories.

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