How advisers are paid is constantly a question being asked, whether it is by the regulator, by journalists or by clients, and while there are a number of ways advisers are paid, there is some contention about pay linked to the performance of investments.
Published: Fri 23rd September 2016
Family is everything to most of us, and if one of our family needs our help then of course we would want to give it.
Published: Tue 6th September 2016
The Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) chose to cut the base rate for the first time in more than seven years in August, cutting it to a new low of 0.25% from 0.5%.
Published: Thu 1st September 2016
When investing money, it is often tempting to spend time thinking about what to invest in rather than how to invest. If investors spent more time thinking about the latter, their investment experience is likely to be a more fruitful one. Although investing is not easy, these ten, simple foundation...
Published: Fri 12th August 2016
With the UK’s referendum vote on whether or not to remain in the EU almost upon us, this note looks at the impact that BREXIT could potentially have on client portfolios. The market risks may seem material, but they are mitigated by the ownership of robustly structured, well-diversified portfolios. The...
Published: Fri 10th June 2016
The British continue to be obsessed with buy-to-let property, based on a simple narrative that provided the owner is covering his or her mortgage costs, all will be well, as house prices always rise. There is no doubt that many established buy-to-let landlords have made considerable money, but the past...
Published: Fri 20th May 2016