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...
It’s not ALL bad news!

It’s not ALL bad news!

At the time of writing, uncertainty about Brexit is rising and Conservative MPs are deserting the Government in droves. But it’s not all bad news. A painting by David Hockney was auctioned for a record-breaking $90m. The next series of I’m a Celebrity is...
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...
Where do you keep your cash?

Where do you keep your cash?

There was a time when we all thought banks were infallible. Sadly, we now know that’s not true. It’s exactly ten years since the credit crunch when some of the big banks had to be bailed out. You might know about the FSCS scheme that resulted. It’s...