Alex Malboeuf

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What are government bonds?

The government has restarted its quantitive easing programme, printing money to buy its own bonds back from City firms. But what exactly are bonds, and why did the Bank run into the trouble buying them this week?<p><b>What are government bonds?</b><p>Think of them as a type of loan from investors to a …

Finance

This dividend strategy can pay off magnificently if you stick with it

If you are young and manage to invest money each year – perhaps in your tax-free savings account – you can build enduring wealth, wealth that you and your spouse can live on after you have quit working decades hence. You might even have cash left over to give to your children or your favourite …

Investing

Why Greece needs to be part of your travel plan this year

Far from the madding crowd (read: Mumbai) in a land far, far away (okay, not that far. It took us around 10 hours by Qatar Airways with a …

This clothing startup helps you buy fewer clothes

In 1930, the average woman had 36 items of clothing; today, it’s 150.<p>This illuminating fashion fact comes from Capsules, a 500 Startups company that <b>helps women build a wardrobe with 35 items or less, with the goal of helping them declutter.</b> With an app, users can pick basics that mix and match …

Startups

The Zac Efron Workout to Get a 'Baywatch' Body

Exercise 1A<p><b>Straight-Arm Pulldown</b> You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, Lat Pulldown Bar, Straight Bar Attachment How to<p>3 sets<p>8-12 reps<p>-- rest<p>Attach …

Workouts

Alibaba’s Jack Ma: The problem with counterfeits is they’re “better quality” than authentic luxury goods

At Alibaba’s first-ever investor day since going public in 2014, Jack Ma, the Chinese e-commerce giant’s founder and CEO, addressed his company’s counterfeit problem—or sort of did. He shifted blame away from Alibaba as the platform for selling those goods by arguing the real issue is that fakes …

Why this is the best book for entrepreneurs

So there you are sitting at your desk job dreaming of having a business of your own. If you’re a CA/CPA like me then you may be considering your own …

WWDC 2016: Apple set to unveil artificial intelligence plans and showcase iOS 10 at annual conference

Apple will use its annual conference to announce plans to take on Google and Facebook in the fast-growing artificial intelligence arena, experts …

Revealed: How to get a free airline upgrade

Our Travel Hacks series features top tips to make your next holiday a lot less stressful.<p>In this video, Nick Trend, Telegraph Travel's Consumer Editor, suggests ways to improve your chances of securing the holy grail of air travel: a free upgrade.<p>For more tips, see our complete guide to getting …

5 Dividend Growth Stocks For Your Retirement Portfolio

A good retirement portfolio is diversified and dividend-focused. Diversification is important financial defense, but dividends are your financial offense. They compound on themselves because companies that pay dividends have an implied agreement with their shareholders that they’ll continue bumping …

Investing

Cheeky Video Explains The Entire Universe In Just Over 4 Minutes

Need some help in understanding the universe? Then check out this entertaining -- and slightly risqué -- video by British YouTuber Exurb1a, who does his best to break it all down in just over four minutes.<p>Exurb1a's humorous whistle-stop explainer begins with The Planck Length, before moving on to …

Eastern Europe

Money and Banking - FAQs about Monetary Systems

<b>By Eric Tymoigne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics at Lewis and Clark College and Research Associate at The Levy Economics Institute. His</b> …