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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....

Image by maxmann on pixabay.com We have seen several people recently who arrived with an existing portfolio on which they have been taking advice for several years. This is not uncommon, given that people with existing investments have either been managing it themselves or they have...