We often hear that active fund managers perform best in volatile and declining markets. But the evidence shows us it isn’t true. A video on the Bloomsbury […]

You might think retirement planning is all about ensuring you have enough money. Well, that’s partly it.. But it’s also about working out how you’ll spend your time. […]

There’s a great deal of evidence to show that people’s attitude towards money starts to develop very early in life. So what can parents can do to help instil good habits in […]

There are essentially two main asset classes investors should focus on — equities and bonds. But there are all sorts of things that financial professionals will try to […]

“The investor’s chief problem — even his worst enemy — is likely to be himself.” Those are the words of the famous financial academic and author Benjamin […]

Nobody likes to see the value of their portfolio fall, but bear markets are inevitable. In fact, it’s those bear markets that are the very reason why we can expect an investment […]

Most investors use what’s called an active fund manager. Now, that manager actively picks stocks to try to beat the market. But the evidence shows that, over the long run, very few […]

You have to be an optimist, to some extent, to be an equity investor; but you also need to be realistic – and that means accepting the possibility that returns may be lower […]

Every now and again, a fund manager will outperform the market for a number of years and be hailed as a “star”. And that’s when most investors pile in, and then the […]

Stock market volatility can be very uncomfortable for investors. It can also lead us to make irrational decisions. But learning to live with turbulent markets is a crucial component […]