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richjfool replied to the Improve the Fool board. 03:38

Re: Comments on articles

Referring to the withdrawal of the option to post comments after MF articles some 4+ months ago, I note there has still been no solution. The comments facility wasn't re-instated and no alternative was produced or provided.

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Thu Apr 17

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 15:37

Re: Asset Allocation

In addition to HY stocks and IT's, I also hold some growth stocks, some lower yielding (with emphasis on income growth) stocks, some wealth preservation IT's, a couple of bond focussed IT's., a little bit of gold, a property focussed IT, some real [more]

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richjfool posted to the Standard Life plc board. 15:12

New workplace technologies at SL.

Good to see SL are moving with the times:

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/accenture-avanade-complete...

New workplace [more]

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richjfool posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 09:25

London & St Lawrence div declaration

Lon and St Lawrence
Dividend Declaration

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Wed Apr 16

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richjfool posted to the Prudential plc board. 15:38

MF article- Why PRU could have a great 2014

I've just read the article: 3 Reasons Why Prudential plc Could Have A Great 2014:

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richjfool replied to the Pensions - Motivation and Policy board. 11:22

Re: State Pension Top-Up - Class 3A NI

What interests me about the new "top up" option, is that it is said to be index-linked. Bearing in mind that many pensioners living in certain overseas countries do not receive any increases (index-linking or whatever) on their state [more]

Tue Apr 15

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:12

Re: HYP Expansion

Surely it's up to Breelander how he chooses to view the situation. I can well understand his logic, in that he never bought or set out to buy Verizon shares, and that when he technically acquired them (without wanting them) as part of the corporate [more]

Mon Apr 14

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richjfool posted to the British American Tobacco plc board. 15:48

BAT being sued by S Korean Insurer

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/south-korea-state-insurer-...

Extract:

South Korea's state health insurer said Monday it had filed a
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Sat Apr 12

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richjfool replied to the Investing for Income board. 15:51

Re: Consistent Practical

Ah, OK, thank you. That answers that one. LWL = Leave Well aLoan.

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richjfool replied to the Investing for Income board. 14:36

Re: Consistent Practical

All looks too much like a fees-on-fees incestuous relationship to me ....

M2, it's funny you should say that. I had actually typed in my post above..."it sounds rather incestuous to me", and then decided to remove it [more]

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richjfool replied to the Investing for Income board. 13:28

Re: Consistent Practical

The Aberforth Geared Income trust does also hold smaller company stocks, (amongst others).

(As I prefer to hold IT's in preference to UT's), it would seem that (holding) London & St Lawrence Investment Trust (LWLI) (in the Global G&I [more]

Fri Apr 11

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richjfool replied to the Investing for Income board. 02:14

Re: Consistent Practical

Thanks for reporting this information. CP trust is one which I have looked at from time to time, but didn't really know enough about to make a decision.

The Aberforth trust which Consistent has amongst its holding is Aberforth Geared Income [more]

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richjfool replied to the Pensions - Self-Invested - SIPPs board. 11:25

Re: Buying additional state pension

Ian, it would be appropriate to post your thoughts on the original thread, as identified in the post above yours, - where there would then be continuity. I have some further thoughts on the subject.

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richjfool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 11:22

Re: Lump-sum US dollars

If I've understood you correctly, you have been working abroad (in the US) as a UK ex pat. If your "lump-sum" was accumulated in the US and outside the UK tax system, (i.e. you were Non UK resident for tax purposes) I would suggest keeping [more]

Thu Apr 10

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richjfool replied to the Pensions - Self-Invested - SIPPs board. 13:30

Re: Buying additional state pension

This is the direct link to the Telegraph article:

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richjfool posted to the Pensions - Self-Invested - SIPPs board. 13:20

Buying additional state pension

I've just come across this article about buying additional state pension (as announced in the latest budget):

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richjfool posted to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 13:11

Insurers affected by annuity changes

I was doing some research to try and determine which Insurers were likely to be most affected by the changes relating to annuities, and how big a proportion of their incomes came from annuities.

In my research I came across a number of [more]

Wed Apr 9

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richjfool replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 02:46

Re: Gold buying

This assessment of gold's falls last year may be of interest to the OP:

Gold's $1trillion price crash
After 12 years of soaring prices, gold lost almost a seventh of its value in just two days. Twelve months on from the crash we’ve
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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 02:22

Re: High yield low growth ideas

...keeping in mind that this is the Investment Trust and Unit Trust board.

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