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Why Are You Still Trusting Fund Managers to Manage Your Life Savings?

If you are one of the many people who shy away from managing your own stock market investments, choosing to invest in stocks through mutual funds such as unit trusts and investment trusts instead, then you are damaging your investment returns on your Life Savings more than you realize. You [...]

Do You Want Income Or Growth?

Whenever you talk to a financial adviser about investing they always ask you whether you are investing for income or growth, don't they? If you are anything like I used to be, you will look at them as if they are asking a stupid question and answer "both?" - with [...]

Financial assets

Last time we learned that assets come in many forms. We discussed collectibles such as paintings, antiques and vintage wines and compared them briefly to financial assets such as companies, unit trusts and bonds, for example. We said that collectibles have a physical, tangible nature to them such as the [...]

What are assets?

In my previous post, I mentioned assets but I didn't properly explain what they are, other than to say that they are: things that have a financial value attached to them that we can generate an income or a profit from. Collectibles Examples of assets might be collectibles such as [...]