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 create much innovation as well. Well at least in 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 […]

The Benefits of a Diversified Investment Portfolio

If you take a deep dive, and I do mean a deep dive, into the terms and conditions of the many Robo advice providers like Raiz (Acorns) you may well see mentioned the name, Harry Markowitz or at least his ‘magnum opus’ The Modern Theory of Portfolio Diversification (Portfolio Selection: Efficient Diversification, 1959) Mr Markowitz […]

Time in the Market? – No thanks!

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” Warren Buffett Speak to any financial adviser and they will be quick to espouse the investment strategy of ‘time in the market’ always beating ‘timing the market’.  In fact, I would […]

The Shocking Revelation about buying an ‘Off The Plan’ apartment!

As an adviser, I was often introduced to what seemed like an endless array of client investment proclivities. I lost count of the various agricultural, real estate and share investment schemes that were “run past me” over the years. There was even one that required purchasing unhatched ostrich eggs ready for incubation! And, as was […]

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