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Insights

Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

Apr 09, 2021
Tony Deary
On 12 December, during the Chinese shopping festival ‘12-12’, the residents of Xiangcheng, China, had the chance to win some free shopping money through a government sponsored lottery. So what’s new about that? This money wasn’t the cold, hard, type, but digital. Tony Deary reflects on what could be one of the most disruptive innovations in the history of money.
Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

Apr 09, 2021
Tony Deary
Are central bank digital currencies the future of money or digital hype?

The importance of financial education at all ages

Apr 06, 2021
Renika Klair
The recent release of our 2020-21 Young Persons’ Money Index (YPMI) has uncovered valuable information about the attitudes, behaviours and experiences of UK students and their relationship) with money and personal finance. It has also given an insight into how financial education impacts the way young people not only manage but interact with money as they grow.
The importance of financial education at all ages

The importance of financial education at all ages

Apr 06, 2021
Renika Klair
The importance of financial education at all ages

My trade finance career journey

Apr 01, 2021
Esan Olumuyiwa
Over the last ten years, Esan Olumuyiwa has studied hard to complete eight trade finance qualifications – achieving the Diploma for Qualified Trade Finance Specialists (QTFS) in 2020. He shares his career story and tells us why he will never stop wanting to learn.
My trade finance career journey

My trade finance career journey

Apr 01, 2021
Esan Olumuyiwa
My trade finance career journey

How to advance your mortgage advice career

Mar 29, 2021
Juno Baker
Do you have the skills to succeed as a mortgage broker in the post-Covid economy? As the mortgage market evolves and consumers turn to new products, it’s time for advisers to adapt by updating their skills. And to support you through these challenging times, we’re offering a 25% discount on CeMAP Diploma until May.
How to advance your mortgage advice career

How to advance your mortgage advice career

Mar 29, 2021
Juno Baker
How to advance your mortgage advice career

Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

Mar 26, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Are you preparing to sit your Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG) exam in April? If so, these tips on revising and preparing for the assessment will help you succeed.
Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

Mar 26, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Trade finance: top tips for passing your CSDG exam

How to prepare the next generation to manage money

Mar 25, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Our Young Person’s Money Index (YPMI) 2021 report shows we have a clear responsibility to tackle the financial education gap. We look at what financial education the next generation needs and what LIBF is doing to help.
How to prepare the next generation to manage money

How to prepare the next generation to manage money

Mar 25, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
How to prepare the next generation to manage money

Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Mar 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
As the banking landscape becomes more digital, bankers are looking to expand on their skills to reflect changing customer needs. Jackson Li tells us about studying for the Certificate in Retail and Digital Banking (CertRDB) qualification why he loves his job, and he shares his tips on fitting study around work.
Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Mar 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Why mortgage advisers should study CeMAP Diploma

Mar 19, 2021
Gordon Reid
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires mortgage advisers to hold only CeMAP to practise. This hasn’t changed since mortgages became regulated in 2004. So why bother with CeMAP Diploma if you don’t have to? Here are three reasons to upgrade your qualification.
Why mortgage advisers should study CeMAP Diploma

Why mortgage advisers should study CeMAP Diploma

Mar 19, 2021
Gordon Reid
Why mortgage advisers should study CeMAP Diploma

Paraplanning: capital gains tax on sales of residential property

Mar 17, 2021
Gerry Brown
Capital gains tax is complicated, especially when related to sales of residential property in the UK. Gerry Brown looks at when, how and what to report within the 30-day time limit.
Paraplanning: capital gains tax on sales of residential property

Paraplanning: capital gains tax on sales of residential property

Mar 17, 2021
Gerry Brown
Paraplanning: capital gains tax on sales of residential property