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Investor Views: 26-year-old Joshua Barber is taking a long-term view in the current market volatility so that he can enjoy the eventual bounceback 

Emma Simon 8 April, 2020 | 12:56PM

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Like many savers in their 20s, Joshua Barber’s prime savings goal is a deposit to help him onto the property ladder. But Joshua also has an eye on longer-term goals and is also saving for retirement.

Aged just 26, he has already been investing for almost 10 years, but has taken the task more seriously since he left university and began working full-time. “I studied finance at university, which taught me quite a lot about the importance of long-term savings and the benefits of starting early,” says Joshua, who now works for a bank.

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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