Image from pixeltweaks on pixabay With depressing regularity, investors in assets which they were told were secure turn out to be anything but that.  I draw the distinction here between those whose falls are simply a function of broad market movements which affect all publicly quoted...

Those who were duped by fraudsters in financial scandals were persuaded to buy something which, had they stopped to think more closely, might have seemed too good to be true.  Good advisers ensure that their clients understand what they are buying and take the trouble...

Image from qimono on Pixabay It is often claimed that while it is all well and good being in an index fund when the market is rising, it is when things turn round that active managers can show their skill and avoid the falls while the...

Image from Pixabay on pexels.com No doubt like many people, last week I found myself watching more of the news than usual.  Unsurprisingly given the current situation, I’ve been struck by how unremittingly bad everything seems. Of course this is nothing new and the news media thrives...

You can’t control any of the ‘stuff’ that happens in the economy or the market. Sometimes those events will be better than you expect; other times worse. The best approach is to focus on what you can control and ignore the rest. ...

While owning a single global market fund for your equity exposure would be less interesting at dinner parties than holding a clutch of sector specialists, it might just give you more time (and money) to get on with enjoying your life....