Category Archives: Investments

Advice and posts on Investments

What should investors do now?

Let’s turn to a question we’ve heard frequently in recent weeks and months, granted we’re in a recession now but shouldn’t we have seen it coming ahead of time? Here’s the challenge of trying to see it ahead of time.  According to the National Bureau of Economic Research the recession started in December 2007, but […]

The Rick Warren Interview

The following is compiled from a great interview with Rick Warren, ‘Purpose Driven Life ‘ author and pastor of Saddleback Church in California. In the interview, with Paul Bradshaw, Warren touches on the issues of his wife’s cancer and his ‘sudden wealthflow’ due to the popularity of the book. People ask me, What is the […]

Investing in a recession: Top Tips

The economic downturn has made people all the more aware of the importance of husbanding their money carefully. Here, top Financial Planners identify the key steps to take to save and invest wisely. 1. ‘Pay off debt’ – Danny Cox, Hargreaves Lansdown The repayment of debt is the best investment you can ever make. The […]

Risk and return are inextricably linked, so draw up your strategy carefully

Question: Duncan, events over the past year have been very discouraging from an investment perspective, what general advice can you give? Answer: I believe a broadly diversified investment approach has made sense in the past, makes sense today and will continue to make sense in the future. Most importantly, this strategy provides the strongest foundation […]