Wait for the bad weather to pass and stay the course
Volatility fluctuates based on where we are in the economic cycle, but it is a normal feature of markets that investors should expect. When stock markets start correcting, daily injections of bad news may sound as though it will never end. This can spark anxiety, fuel uncertainty and trigger radical decisions in even the most seasoned investors. Continue reading “Choppy waters, not full-on gale”
Financial complexities of passing on wealth
Passing on wealth is a sensitive subject, not just because of the financial complexities of it all, but also the emotion and family politics involved. Continue reading “Healthy, wealthy and well advised”
How to prepare your portfolio for inflation
Very low or very high inflation is damaging to the economy. The aim is usually to try and keep CPI at 2% in order to maintain a ‘Goldilocks Economy’ – not too hot, not too cold. Continue reading “Goldilocks economy”
Should I invest into a pension or an ISA?
Investors looking for tax-efficient ways to build a nest egg for retirement often look to both Individual Savings Account (ISAs) and pensions. Tax-efficiency is a key consideration when investing because it can make a considerable difference to your wealth and quality of life. Continue reading “Smart investments”