Caroline Drewett

How to build a property portfolio – part 2

How to build a property portfolio – part 2

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Becoming a home owner is an obsession of British Millennials. Unlike many Europeans and Asians who are happy renting throughout their twenties and thirties, most Brits chase the dream of owning a home as soon as possible. Commentators may never agree why it has become such a huge milestone; some suggest overbearing rental pressures, while…

How to build a property portfolio – part 1

How to build a property portfolio – part 1

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Getting into the second home market is the Holy Grail for baby boomers. Having a buy to let has come easy to them, as they’ve paid off their own mortgages and have had ample income in the decade before retirement to pump money into property. However, it is not just the baby boomers that have…

Crowdfunding: Is It worth the Effort?

Crowdfunding: Is It worth the Effort?

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As seen in the latest issue of Master Investor Magazine Business is on the move. There’s no doubt about it. From hotdesking, to the Social Stock Exchange, to increasing social awareness and accountability, the future of entrepreneurial business for Millennials seemingly lies in business driven by communal social initiatives. With collaboration on the web providing…

What Could Brexit Mean for Millennials?

What Could Brexit Mean for Millennials?

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As seen in the lastest issue of Master Investor Magazine This month, you’d have had to have been living under a rock to avoid the Brexit discussions. Whether it’s Boris shouting from the rooftops ‘Knickers to the pessimists and the merchants of gloom’, or Cameron declaring that World War III might be triggered by Brexit,…

Millennials and Property

Millennials and Property

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As seen in the lastest issue of Master Investor Magazine Someone recently asked me if growing up as a Millennial was depressing because of the financial hardships we have to endure. Well, when growing up, the internet was dial-up, and we had no colour television until my teens, but other than that, it wasn’t too…

Debt: Friend or Foe?

Debt: Friend or Foe?

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As seen in the February edition of Master Investor Magazine. As we constantly read and hear, Millennials are tarnished by the presumption that we are a lazy, self-obsessed and entitled generation. Of course, there are always a few who give the rest of us a bad name. But many are not; they have just been…

Why Millennials should start a business

Why Millennials should start a business

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As seen in the January edition of Master Investor Magazine. Starting a business is a dream of many twenty-somethings at the moment. Ridding themselves of the 40-40-40 trap is appealing – the idea of working forty hours a week for someone else, for forty years, to retire on 40% of the income, has finally hit…

Why saving in your twenties is a must

Why saving in your twenties is a must

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As featured in this month’s magazine. There’s no easy way of telling Millennials that they should be saving in their twenties. It is a necessity for anyone that wants security in their thirties and forties; yet it seems to kill all conversation when brought up with those asking for advice. It even instills fear into…

Why Millennials need a healthy dose of Euroscepticism

Why Millennials need a healthy dose of Euroscepticism

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With China’s recent state visit, our eyes were once again opened to the superstate’s quest for global economic power, and Xi Jinping’s tour helped Britain to realise that what China wants, China gets. There might have been some British opposition to their human rights record, but Jinping and his wife still ended the trip with…

What the Apprentice can teach us about running a business

What the Apprentice can teach us about running a business

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It’s that time of year again. The ridiculously early build up to Christmas has started, marked by, amongst other things, reality television shows rearing their heads; the X Factor, Strictly, and now the Apprentice. Although not a TV fanatic, like the rest of the nation I’m always intrigued by the Apprentice. The grand unveiling of…

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