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How to invest your way to a house deposit

  • From Spectator Life

Back in the day, saving for your first home used to be a bit of a doddle. Find a nice savings account paying 5 or 6 per cent, stick away as much as you can every month, and, within a few years, head for the estate agents. 

Talk of a ten-year slog to get on the housing ladder and using the stock market to build up your deposit was unheard of.

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