Everyone has to start somewhere! Here’s how to buy your first ETF.
Our portfolio slows to a crawl. US valuations predict barren years ahead. Is it time to change course?
Is it a share? Is it a bond? No, it’s commercial property, an asset class which boasts a bit of the best (and worst) of both. Does it belong in your portfolio?
We invest in riskier asset classes in the expectations of higher returns. But those expectations do not come with a money back guarantee!
The only way for active funds to compete with ever-cheaper passive rivals is to cut costs to the bone. Will they?
Everybody has to start somewhere!
Our passive portfolio is back off the canvas and shrugging off every blow the forces of pessimism can throw at it.
Risk and returns are joined at the hip in investing, but taking some risks can’t be expected to pay.
Beware of betting on tips from friends, whether you’re told about a can’t lose cryptocurrency or ‘the next Google’.
Some REITs are trading at wide discounts to their net asset value, presumably on fears that Brexit will smash London.
Lyxor have launched a stunningly cheap suite of vanilla ETFs. But beware the potential withholding tax and UK reporting status wrinkles!
Our verdict on Beyond The 4% Rule, arguably the first UK retirement investing book.
Our Slow and Steady model portfolio takes a step back in the first quarter of 2018. Hold the smelling salts…
If you’re investing outside of tax shelters, you need to make sure you’re using your CGT breaks and offsetting with losses to defuse your taxable gains…
Scams and unfeasible investment schemes often catch people unawares because they do not think hard enough about the risks they are taking.
Gold is a controversial asset. In theory it has little to recommend its inclusion in a rational passive investors’ portfolio. And yet…