Welcome To Capital Matters! I’m Andrew Young
If you are stumbling on this page for the first time, you might be wondering what it's about. Firstly, a bit about me. I am a neuroscience graduate, entrepreneur and index investor, in the process of building passive income.
Personal finance is always on my mind. Whether it's ways to earn, invest, save, or maximise your spend. I'm particularly proud of my monthly passive investor reports, where I share the performance of my passive investments. I don't hold back. Scroll down to look through the categories below.
A short term look on long term investing. Here is the report on my own passive investments for November 2018.
Most investors like to stick to what they know, thus overweighting domestic equities in their portfolio. The question is, what could the ramifications be?
A short term look on long term investing. Here is the report on my own passive investments for October 2018.
A short term look on long term investing. Here is my report for September 2018.
A short term look on long term investing. Here is my report for August 2018.
With so many funds available, it’s hard to keep track. Thankfully, this ETF comparison site is one of the best free comparison tools on the market.
I saw a way that I could grow my Lego business. To start out, selling used lego as well as purchasing some new sets to part-out (more on that later) would allow me to build some initial capital. I would then use that capital to invest in more stock, to re-sell for a profit.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Or Goren, owner of Savvy Londoner and Cord Busters.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Michelle Bailey. Blogger, digital product creator, affiliate marketer and more.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Mark Furniss. Blogger, course creator, property investor and more.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Emma Drew. Blogger and investor.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Tuppenny. Peer-to-peer and index investor.
Direct debits are sometimes required for switching bonuses or top interest rates. This is a complete guide to the direct debit.
A new month, a new account added to the portfolio. Here is my account combo for October 2018.
With past account combos, I have highlighted the top accounts you can own. Now I will be going into more detail on the accounts I own myself.
The base rate is 0.75%. The highest rate since March 2009. A breakdown of my thoughts and my three account combo for August 2018.
Meerkat Meals is the Compare The Market cousin of Meerkat Movies. Here’s a guide on how it works and how to get it.
There is an estimated £15-20 billion sitting in unclaimed assets in the UK. What is a simple way to keep track and why do it, besides obvious reasons?
Here’s a trick to maximise the value of your Amex points. So far, I have saved £55 on £96 orders (Updated December 2018)
If you are buying something, you should save as much as you can. An easy way to save a bit of money is to use a cashback website like TopCashback.
The “buy now, pay later” mentality drives spending. You must be conscious of this and use an active strategy to mitigate it. Here is one strategy.
When you plan to travel abroad , how do you finance your trip whilst you’re away? Revolut offers an innovative solution.
Here's a trick I learned to increase those discounts. If done right, you can receive 3+ discounts on various products from multiple retailers.
Credit cards are extremely useful tools for maximising return on spending. Here were my original picks.
With thousands of finance books available, it’s tough to know where to start. These books will be the best investment you can make.
I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Charlotte from ‘Looking After Your Pennies’. Here are my answers to Charlotte’s questions.
In my second interview, I am talking to Sara Williams, CAB debt advisor and owner of Debt Camel, on the topic of learning about money.
In my first interview, I am talking to secondary school teacher and fellow money blogger Charlotte Jessop on the subject of financial education.
If you ask most people to name a financial board game, their answer would likely be ‘Monopoly’. Here’s why the lesser known ‘Cashflow’ is better.
These 5 financial minds will give you a good range of advice on the four pillars of finance. Earning, Saving, Investing and Loss Aversion.