NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (17TH SEP – 21ST SEP)

Morning all you lucky, lucky people.  Hopefully, you and yours are all safe after the recent buffering by both Ali and Bronagh; Three Counties is still in one piece, although Philippa no longer has a greenhouse.  I’d suggest the best thing to do is settle back and lose yourself in this week’s News, Views and …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (10TH SEP – 14TH SEP)

Morning everyone.  Once again, we find ourselves staring down the barrel of the gun they call “the weekend” and as such, it’s time again for this week’s News Views and Truths. No doubt you have heard of the Nobel Prize and, probably, the most famous of these being the Nobel Peace Prize.  To get you …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (3RD SEP – 7TH SEP)

‘I don’t care if Monday’s blue, Tuesday’s grey and Wednesday too. Thursday, I don’t care about you, it’s Friday I’m in love with.’ Welcome to this week’s News, Views and Truths. This week’s biggest news is that Amazon has become the second company to be valued by Wall Street at $1tn, a matter of weeks …

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Equity Release Advice

According to research conducted for FT Adviser, equity release advice is deemed unnecessary by the majority of those seeking it. Moneyfacts studied a group of 300 consumers aged 55 or more, and found that 44% of those felt that they would be able to seek out the best equity release options without the help of …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (27TH AUG – 31ST AUG)

Good afternoon everyone, I genuinely hope you have all had a wonderful week and are looking forward to this upcoming weekend. And hopefully are also looking forward to this week’s News, Views and Truths. Let’s dive right in. So today’s big news is that Coca Cola is set to buy Costa Coffee, the chain of …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (20TH AUG – 24TH AUG)

Hasn’t time flown! It seems like just the other day I was penning my last blog and here I am, composing this week’s. I must be having fun! Anyway, plenty has been going on so welcome to this week’s News, Views and Truths. This week I have been mostly dealing with Venezuela; an economic car …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (13TH AUG – 17TH AUG)

Well hello there. It’s an absolute delight to be back; how have you been? I’ve enjoyed a wonderful two week break with my equally wonderful family and am now back, batteries fully recharged and ready to go. So, kick back and enjoy this week’s News, Views and Truths. Two words. Lime. Cordial. Whether you know …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (6TH AUG – 10TH AUG)

As our regular readers will already be aware, Three Counties’ full-time Head of Investments and part-time blogger, Andrew Alexander, is currently enjoying the second week of his holidays.  This, in some way goes to explain two things:  firstly, the holiday season traditionally means a quiet week for equity markets and, secondly, the bitter undertone running …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (30TH JUL – 3RD AUG)

Gargantuan Events Our resident Blogger, Andrew Alexander, is on holiday and I have been left with the keys to not only the weekly blog but also to the Spotify Playlist… Let’s hope nobody notices the difference! Over the last week, we have seen the first Welshman, Geraint Thomas, win the Tour de France having previously …

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NEWS, VIEWS & TRUTHS (23RD JUL – 27TH JUL)

It’s another scorcher and I’m not just referring to today being Furnace Friday.  Whether you are basking in the sun’s rays or sheltering from the thunderstorms, take time to read this week’s News, Views and Truths. So yes, Furnace Friday is a thing concocted by the media. Today, England is set to be the hottest …

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