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Tim Bennett delivers short educational videos which are a fast, easy way to get to grips with financial jargon, key investing numbers and how the investing world works.



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Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) are a great way to save and invest tax efficiently. Here Tim Bennett explains how they work and compares them to the New ISAs (NISAs) introduced in the latest budget.
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Share buybacks are billed as an effective way for firms to return surplus cash to shareholders. But as Tim Bennett explains in this short video they can also flatter a firm’s results and help directors hit their own remuneration targets.
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The differences between open and closed ended funds can confuse investors. Here Tim Bennett offers a short jargon-free guide to all the basics.
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There are good and bad ways to approach saving says Tim Bennett. In this short video he offers some simple, practical advice designed to make sure you get the most from your money.
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As 2015 approaches I look at three ways you can improve your saving and investing as we enter the New Year.
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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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Lose control over working capital and you can quickly lose control over cash flow says Tim Bennett. In this short video he explains why and points out some of the warning signs that suggest all is not well.
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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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There are a number of different factors to consider when buying shares as Tim points out in this video. He explains the key ones before offering new investors some pointers when it comes to choosing a broker.
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The ability to earn interest on interest is one of the keys to building long-term wealth. Tim Bennett explains why compounding is so powerful and suggests some ways to make it work for you.
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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.
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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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Debt has a direct impact on the return you can expect to get from a share says Tim Bennett. In this short video he highlights why.
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New fund investors need to grasp the concept of net asset value (NAV) and its relationship with the market value of a fund. In this short video I introduce NAV and highlight why it matters.
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Chartists rely heavily on moving averages to spot key patterns. Two of these are the so-called “Golden” and “Death” crosses. This week I explain how they work.
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When is a sale not a sale? Investors should be aware of the different ways in which even a simple number such as the sales figure can be reported. Here I point out a couple of the techniques that can be used to flatter a firm’s results.
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Chancellor George Osborne overhauled the stamp duty rules in his recent Autumn Statement. This week I explain how this tax works and what has changed.
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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.
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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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In this short video I introduce the stock market’s “fear gauge”, the Vix index. I summarise how it works, what it reveals and point out its main drawback.
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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.
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Standard deviation can help you test the reliability of quoted performance figures and even judge where a share price might go next. In this short video I explain how and point out its main pitfalls as a number.
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There are many different ways for a firm to report profits notes Tim Bennett. Here he offers a short guide to which versions are the most reliable.
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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.
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Saving enough for retirement is a huge challenge. In this video Tim Bennett introduces the Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) and explains how it can help.
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Return on equity has been called the King of Ratios. In this short video I explain why before pointing out a few of its limitations.