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....
“Absolute tosh”

“Absolute tosh”

Sometimes the financial services industry makes us sooooo angry. If you like reading a good rant, you’ll love this article. It’s so ranty you could call us Ranty McRantFace. Absolute return funds are absolute tosh Absolute return funds are offered by big...
Investing. What NOT to do.

Investing. What NOT to do.

If you want to invest sensibly, here are ten things you SHOULDN’T be doing: Buying and selling investments every month, day, week or hour Researching all the thousands of publicly traded securities on an ongoing basis Changing your mind. Constantly Monitoring...