A favourite of tax advisers and stockbrokers, but is ‘The Alternative Investment Market (AIM)’ worth the risk for low to medium risk investors? I’m not convinced. Here’s why. 1. What is the AIM? The AIM is a market which provides small and fast growing businesses opportunities to generate capital. Since its launch in 1995, approximately […]
Despite its lustre, gold sits uncomfortably in investment portfolios. If you think hard about why you might own it, it becomes harder to make a case for its inclusion.
All investors know they need to take risks in order to achieve returns higher than cash. If you asked ten investors if equities were more risky than cash, most would agree; but that depends on how one understands risk. The investment industry has done a poor job of explaining risk as it relates to an […]
Exhibit 1: Growth of a Pound Invested in the Dimensional UK Market Index January 1956–December 2016 Over the long run, the market has provided substantial returns regardless of who lives at Number 10.
Lifetime ISAs became available as from 6 April 2017, though there are as yet few providers.