No savings at 50? I’d forget gold and buy cheap UK shares to retire in comfort

The recent performance of UK shares may dissuade some investors from buying FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks. However, British shares continue to offer long-term growth potential that could make a real impact on your retirement plans.



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As such, now could be the right time to avoid the rising gold price and purchase a range of stocks. At age 50, you are likely to have sufficient time for them to recover after the recent stock market crash.

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Investing in UK shares at age 50

Investing money in UK shares at age 50 may seem like a risky move. After all, retirement is likely to be 15-20 years away. For individuals who have no retirement savings, or who are concerned about their retirement prospects, buying gold may seem to be a better idea than purchasing

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Filipinos Redefine Comfort Food As Online Businesses Take Off During Pandemic

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Over six months of pandemic restrictions in the Philippines decimated its restaurant scene, but they also helped amateur chefs rediscover their inner foodie and whip up dishes for a captive audience online.

From traditional favourites with a new twist to classic baked goods, a hodgepodge of offerings are served up daily on Facebook and Instagram accounts, where enterprising sellers coming from different careers fill orders, dispatch deliveries or simply send comfort food to friends.

“I used to bake in college, it was a hobby of mine, but I didn’t have the time especially during the last years of college and when I started working a corporate job,” said Alex Ledesma, who lives in Manila and has a background in marketing. “So I really started baking again during quarantine because there really wasn’t a lot to do anyways.”

Her first recipe

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Stock market crash: 2 cheap UK shares I’d buy in an ISA to retire in comfort

The stock market crash could provide long-term investors with opportunities to buy cheap UK shares. Many FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks have failed to recover from their declines earlier this year. As such, they may produce impressive returns in the coming years.

With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 shares that could be worth buying today in a tax-efficient account, such as an ISA. They could make a positive impact on your retirement plans in the coming years.

An undervalued stock among cheap UK shares

Segro (LSE: SGRO) continues to offer good value for money relative to other cheap UK shares. The real estate investment trust (REIT) currently trades on a price-to-book (P/B) ratio of around 1.3 despite its recent share price rise.

Its recent updates have shown it continues to enjoy high demand for its warehouses. They’re likely to become increasingly popular as consumers shift their

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2 cheap UK shares I’d buy in an ISA to retire in comfort

The stock market crash could provide long-term investors with opportunities to buy cheap UK shares. Many FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks have failed to recover from their declines earlier this year. As such, they may produce impressive returns in the coming years.



a man and a dog on a leash: Senior Couple Walking With Pet Bulldog In Countryside


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Senior Couple Walking With Pet Bulldog In Countryside

With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 shares that could be worth buying today in a tax-efficient account, such as an ISA. They could make a positive impact on your retirement plans in the coming years.

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An undervalued stock among cheap UK shares

Segro (LSE: SGRO) continues to offer good value for money relative to other cheap UK shares. The real estate investment trust (REIT) currently trades on a price-to-book (P/B) ratio of around 1.3 despite its recent share price rise.

Its recent updates have shown it continues to

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Wrench Group Acquires Collins Comfort Masters in Phoenix Area

Wrench Group, LLC (“Wrench”), a national leader in home repair, replacement and maintenance services specializing in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, water and electrical services, announced today the acquisition of Collins Comfort Masters in Gilbert, Ariz. This is the rapidly growing firm’s sixth acquisition in 2020.

Collins Comfort Masters has been providing cooling, heating, plumbing and drain cleaning services to customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area since 1985. Wrench Group already has an established footprint in Phoenix with its flagship location Parker and Sons and newly acquired All About Water. This acquisition furthers Wrench’s efforts to provide industry-leading home services to consumers and businesses in the Phoenix Valley.

“It is an incredible time at Wrench as we continue to expand our footprint in the Phoenix market,” said Paul Smith, Wrench Group Chief Operating Officer. “We are committed to partnering with the best companies in the home services business, and Collins

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