Tag Archives: Long-Term Investing

Secrets of Successful Long-Term Investing

Asking the right questions and following a few key principles can improve your odds of long-term investment success. Whether you’ve been investing for decades or are just getting started, at some point on your investment journey you’ll likely ask yourself some of the questions below. Trying to answer these questions may be intimidating, but know that […]

What Difference Will the New President Make to My Investments?

Donald Trump has won one of the most acrimonious presidential elections battles in recent US history. He will become the most powerful man on the planet and the leader of the world’s largest economy. You might think, therefore, that the outcome of the election will lead to some big shifts in our investment strategy, but […]

Patience is a virtue, so is being a tortoise

Investing

Aesop’s fable about the tortoise beating the hare provides a good analogy for investing. The trouble with investing is market noise. Investors generally know that with time they are likely to pick up a premium for owning equities relative to holding cash or bonds. Most investors know that time helps to turn bad short-term market […]

The US election: Certain uncertainty!

Financial Predictions

The US election: the one thing we can be sure about is uncertainty We are somewhat loathe to put out yet another piece about what might happen in the markets as it risks focusing long-term, sensible investors’ minds on short-term events. The referendum on Scottish independence, Grexit, China’s slowdown and most recently Brexit, have come […]