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John Hughman

It’s possible to be driven by any number of objectives when investing. It could be saving for short-term goals like buying a house or paying school fees. Most of us are doing it to make sure we can enjoy a comfortable retirement that the state – or, for many these days, their employer - is unlikely to provide. Some of us – particularly IC readers - do it for fun as much as anything else. Indeed, while it’s quite possible to buy a tracker fund and achieve your objectives, taking a truly DIY approach is also a fantastic mind-expanding puzzle that beats any sodoku.

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