We are all investors now!

This article was first published on 27 July 2018 When it comes to financial affairs, there are three things at which we are ‘the pits’ – Pensions, Investing and Taxes. We have a morbid fear of all three. Pensions are “complex and...

Investment fees and charges

This article was first published on 8th June Annual Management Charge (‘AMC’) The AMC is the fee taken by the manager of your fund or unit trust. It is expressed as a percentage of the value of the fund, calculated daily and deducted automatically from the...

The GPS of investing

I guess the average age of the reader of this post is 55. How do you feel about investing for the next 20 years? Your pension pot is probably invested mainly in the stock market. Are you getting too old for this game? I think the answer is provided by a piece of...

Investing for the future

What do people mean when they talk about “investing”? It could be the government “investing” in the road and rail infrastructure, the NHS or schools. Or it might be you investing “time and effort” to build a better business, improve...