Investment

Four Cognitive Biases That May be Affecting Your Portfolio

Being a successful investor takes a great deal of skill and knowledge. Hours of studying, insight and initiative are needed to be able to consistently make high (or better yet market-beating) returns on your savings. However, perhaps the most important aspect of all is to do with our psychology! Benjamin Graham, the ‘father’ of value…

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Why real returns are crucial for retirement planning

Interest rates can be expressed in two ways, as nominal rates or real rates. The difference is that the nominal rate of return is the percentage change, whereas the real rate of return is the percentage change adjusted for changes in prices due to inflation or other external factors. This keeps the purchasing power of…

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February 22, 2018 Market UpdateInvestment
Trends to Watch in Global Wealth Management in 2018

In 2018, just like it has been in the past years, changes and trends in wealth management will be inevitable. Amongst the trends that wealth managers should prepare themselves for includes changes in regulations, intergenerational changes in property ownership and innovation. Then, there is the impending issue of Common Reporting Standards (CRS) and Markets in…

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November 20, 2017 Financial PlanningInvestment
8 pieces of financial advice to live by

There is just so much financial advice that you could live by out there. This makes it almost impossible to live by all of them. What could potentially cost you big time is missing out on the most important Solomonic wisdom in the financial world. This is why you need these 8 pieces of financial…

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November 13, 2017 Investment
5 books on investments you must read

When it comes to matters investment, the proverbial statement of time being money and knowledge being power does not apply. Here, “time is power and knowledge is money”. To enhance your knowledge and earn more money, grab yourself books that offer valuable insight on investments. Here are 5 books on investments you must read that…

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October 30, 2017 Market UpdateInvestment
Are the markets ready for a correction?

By Mark Boyes Thursday the 19th October marked the 30th anniversary of Black Monday, a day during which the Dow Jones Index fell by 22.6% in just 24 hours. With the US and UK equity markets flirting around their all-time highest levels, there has been talk of on an imminent correction, due to the simple…

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