Tag Archives: Risks Worth Taking

Woodford’s Woes – A case study on the challenges of active management

Managing Your Financial Settlement

You have probably read quite a lot lately about Neil Woodford’s ‘Dark and terrible moment’, as it has been described in the press.  Due to demand we have written a short note to explain what has gone wrong, who’s to blame and to highlight the important lessons that we can take from it. A case study […]

How deep is your risk?

Intuitively, one knows that this is a risky, dice-rolling business and that for every winner there are bound to be some losers and some also-rans.

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 […]

Risks Worth Taking

A wise man once said that to profit without risk and to experience life without danger is as impossible as it is to live without being born. That all may be true, but which risks are worth taking and which are not? The fact is even the most self-declared risk-averse people take risks every day. […]