Some advice on avoiding FOMO share trading – the dreaded ‘fear of missing out’!

Now any advice to enable you to avoid the sensation of ‘investing fear of missing out’ (FOMO) is very easily dispensed, unfortunately, it will take an absolute ton of self-control to execute! Because for as long as I have been venturing into share markets (over 35 years) I too have been afflicted by varying degrees […]

Who Would Have Thought Creating Your Own Financial Plan Could Be So Beneficial To Your Personal Finance

As far as your personal finance position, everyone needs a financial plan. Because just like everything else in life, your financial well being needs to be worked at to get the best results. And not dissimilar from building yourself a better body at the gym, your money also needs constant ‘workouts’ to build itself over […]

So this is how you start an investment portfolio!

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other”. Abraham Lincoln When you’ve decided to embark on the journey of investing money and you want to learn how to create an investment portfolio, just remember one very important thing. Your investment plan is truly bespoke.  Its purpose is […]

The Miracle of the current Bull Market! (Enjoy it while it lasts?)

I must say, it’s certainly been a very unusual bear market since the Covid19 crash. In fact, I even hesitate to call it a ‘bear’ market’ considering it literally fell, bottomed out and has proceeded to move upwards ever since. Depicted graphically, share markets are now forming the classic ‘V’ shape, indicating the surrounding economic […]

Three Investment Strategies Guaranteed To Ease Your Pain In The Current Market

Mama whispered softly, “Time will ease your painLife’s about changing, nothing ever stays the same”…Patty Loveless Having been through many share market crashes since 1987 I can say that not only are they a time of great turmoil but strangely, these occasions also seem to create much innovation. Well at least within the fund’s management […]

Should I stay or should I go? Joining the current COVID- 19 share market rally

“Should I stay or should I go now?If I go, there will be troubleAnd if I stay it will be doubleSo come on and let me know” The Clash Wow, share markets are moving faster than a ‘buttered bullet’. One moment we’re at historic lows, never seen since the great depression, and the next were […]

To all Personal Investors – Learning from the past to get you through to the future

No one told me there’d be days like these.  John Lennon Sadly, for me anyway, over these last few months, I have had to limit my output for this site. In fact, limit is a rather gross understatement, as I’ve posted absolutely nothing these last 3 months.  Now, I do have very good excuse. Quite […]