Just as an athlete needs a balanced diet to achieve peak fitness, you need balance in your investments. Here’s a quick digest of the different financial food groups, along with tips for combining them into your ideal money-building diet. Healthy living means healthy eating. The same is true when it comes to keeping your finances
Find out how much we actually spend during the Christmas season, and which city wants to cut down. Also discover what this years Turner Prize winner, did with their prize money! Jingle tills According to research from Bright House, an individual in Britain spends on average £1000 extra in the Christmas season. Unsurprisingly, this
The hardest lesson for a new investor to learn is the fine balance between risk and reward. Jason Butler, of Bloomsbury Wealth Management, offers a lesson in how to understand and accept investment risk. Risk means different things to different people. In the context of personal finance, most people confuse investment volatility (the ups and
Investment is about making as much money as possible, right? Well, no. The real question is: will your investments enable you to achieve what you want? Paul Lindfield, Director of Sedulo Wealth Management, explains why it’s not about going for gold, but going for goals. Money is useful stuff. It can enable you to buy
EDP Ask the Expert Question – 23 April 2014 We’ve seen our savings suffer from struggling share prices and poor interest rates. We’re now thinking about moving our investments from savings accounts and shares, to buying a holiday cottage to let out. Do you think this is a good idea? Almary Green Investments Response: Property values
If your bonuses are paid with share allocations in a different currency, you’ll need to know how to reduce your costs and liabilities in the UK.
Short answer: a huge difference. Sheetal Radia explains why it’s a mistake to get hooked by fund performance.
Past performance is no guide to future success when it comes to investments. Yet investors still chase historical returns. Sheetal Radia discusses what your priorities should be.
Is volatility a friend or foe to the long-term investor? Chief investment officer Ian Brady discusses its impact on our ultimate investment goals.
We may scoff at the thought of hiding cash in our mattresses or burying trinkets in the garden, but we’re not too far off doing the same ourselves, says Catherine Thurtle.