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
Anytime after the middle of March each year it’s difficult to read the financial pages of a newspaper or browse a finance website without investment companies reminding us of the need to use our ISA allowances before 6 April.
Money is simply something to be exchanged for the more important things in life.
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
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
It seems impossible to open a newspaper at the moment without reading yet another headline attacking pensions.
‘Interest rates keep annuities low.’
‘Pension companies still overcharging.’
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?
These are the words of the late Jim Rohn, one of America’s most highly respected business coaches. Can you imagine over the next few months setting off on your holiday and having no clear idea of your final destination, how long your