Economic Review

An economic review intended to provide background to recent developments in investment markets as well as to give an indication of how some key issues could impact in the future.  Continue reading

Why investors should not panic

Major global events have always driven the performance of financial markets, and increasingly so as the world becomes ever more connected. Here are some reasons why investors should not panic.  Continue reading

Funeral arrangements are all part of the plan

Nobody likes talking about death, but it comes at a cost like most things. When you appreciate that funeral arrangements are all part of the plan you and your family can rest easier.  Continue reading

Retirement fund for kids

The early bird catches the worm, and that’s certainly true of savings. Starting a retirement fund for kids after they are born will help to generate a pension pot that supports them in later life.  Continue reading

Tread VERY carefully with final salary pensions

Final salary pensions, also known as defined benefit (DB) pensions, are post-retirement benefits based on a person’s salary at retirement. Holders of such pensions are advised to tread very carefully when enticed by offers to move their funds elsewhere.  Continue reading