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    • misja
    • By misja 13th Jan 18, 10:54 AM
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    How to make the most of a 50k gift
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    • 13th Jan 18, 10:54 AM
    How to make the most of a 50k gift 13th Jan 18 at 10:54 AM
    I will be receiving a 50k gift from my parents, and would like advice on how to get the most out of it. Here is my situation.

    - I'm married, in my mid-thirties with 2 kids
    - I live in a modest 180k house and plan to upgrade in the next 5 years (I will own about 100k after mortgage)
    - I have little pension, so want to invest in something long term
    - I make enough to live a comfortable lifestyle

    Many thanks
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    • badger09
    • By badger09 13th Jan 18, 5:34 PM
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    Well if the rule is to spread the risk, then perhaps a combination of both is best.

    Any links of good posts for vanguard beginners?

    Thanks!
    Originally posted by misja
    There are lots of threads on here discussing Vanguard funds, passive v active investing etc. Just have a read around.

    This is not a bad place to start for an explanation of the basics of investing for a novice.

    http://monevator.com/category/investing/passive-investing-investing/
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