In his fantastic book ‘The Little Book of Common Sense Investing’ John Bogle, the founder of the Vanguard investment group, highlights the importance of truly understanding the numbers when fund management groups publish their fund performance
Well, it never really looked like happening – until it happened. Man City plucked victory from the jaws of defeat and wiped away 44 years of heartache in the blink of an eye. Now the dust has settled, what lessons can we as investors learn from the madness of last Sunday? For me it can be
Below is a short video from Tom Rampulla, Managing Director of Vanguard, one of our investment partners. The video demonstrates ‘why costs matter’ and how the excessive charges most investors pay can delay both the growth
A well-documented fact is that many people are unprepared for supporting themselves in retirement for many years. As estimates of life expectancy are currently increasing year-on-year, more people are finding themselves financially unprepared and insecure as retirement age
Our industry is going through a period of change, brought on by new regulations in part aimed at increasing transparency for the consumer. The key changes are that from January 2013 the current commission system will be replaced with “client agreed remuneration” for any new products and advisers will
An often overlooked part of putting your finances in order is making sure that your tax planning is effective. Are you claiming all the tax relief you’re entitled to? Are your investments arranged in the most tax efficient way?