Pension myths and misconceptions

Pension myths and misconceptions

We’ve banned our clients from using the word ‘retirement’. We prefer calling it ‘financial independence’, because it’s when you’ve built up enough money to stop working. With that in mind, next month we’ll talk about the...
Ignore the noise

Ignore the noise

Some clients say: “I’m not interested in the details. I trust you.” (If that’s you, you don’t have to keep reading.) Others like to monitor their investments regularly so they feel confident in our advice. (This is one of the reasons we...
Your new year’s resolution…

Your new year’s resolution…

As you’ll know if you’re a regular reader, you have to keep your emotions out of influencing your investment decisions. The markets reward discipline. Even in a downturn, you have to remain patient and tune out the noise. Admittedly, it is awkward to...
Enjoy the ride

Enjoy the ride

Can you believe it’s been a decade since the 2008 financial crisis? If you follow the markets, you’ll know the FTSE100 tumbled again recently. It might feel like a bit of a roller coaster ride, but don’t worry. As we always say, there’s no need...
What’s the point?

What’s the point?

There is no point in checking your investments every day. There is no point in trying to second-guess the markets. And there is no point in reacting to media speculation. In fact, there’s probably no point in reading the news at all! A journalist told us that if...
Move along, nothing to see here…

Move along, nothing to see here…

It’s August. So it’s time for your quarterly review from Dimensional. But it’s also holiday time, so we don’t want to bother you too much. Anyway, there’s nothing to get excited about. The key takeaways are pretty boring, to be honest....