Investing via the stock market is often labelled as ‘risky’. But I’m happy to take that risk rather having a lot of my wealth sitting in a cash savings account. Allow me to explain why I’m buying UK shares. Cash savings erode in value
Let me start by clarifying that I’m not against setting some money aside. I actually reckon this is very prudent. Having cash ready for replacing something that’s broken down in the house, for example, can take a lot of the sting out when it (inevitably) happens.
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Once I’ve reached a certain amount however, the benefits that come from keeping my wealth in this asset diminish massively. The reason for this is that inflation — the ‘silent killer’ of the financial world — gradually (or not so gradually) erodes the value of money.Inflation isn’t always a bad thing . However, anyone with an eye on the headlines can’t have failed to notice the rising cost of living in recent months. In fact, inflation sat at 5.4% in December, […]
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