‘Roulette risk’ – Top 5 unknown investment risks

‘Roulette risk’ – Top 5 unknown investment risks

Let’s face it – roulette is an adrenalin rush. Going for the big win your payout is 35:1, making your odds less than 3%. So […]

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Our DIY investors share their wisdom

Our DIY investors share their wisdom

35% of our users are active investors.  In our conversations with them, we have learned some common investing 101’s. Here are the top four investing tips […]

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Describing the journey from DIY to professional investment management

Describing the journey from DIY to professional investment management

Chris Kenny, an investment management partner at Smith & Williamson explains the push and pull factors that make self-directed investors enlist professional help with managing […]

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Should you be<br>more cautious with<br>your investment portfolio?

Should you be
more cautious with
your investment portfolio?

Despite what those who are bearish on the equity markets might say, the bull run in equities over the past six years has not been […]

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Investing a lump<br>sum intelligently

Investing a lump
sum intelligently

Many of our users have a significant lump sum to invest. It really pays to consider factors like tax and investment timing to make the optimum use of those funds.

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How to start an<br>investment portfolio

How to start an
investment portfolio

Becoming an investor means making your money work as hard as it possibly can and it’s never too early – or late to start an […]

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DIY investors must<br> face fund risks

DIY investors must
face fund risks

Many DIY investors may be exposed to far more risk than they are really comfortable with, according to new research underscoring the importance of a […]

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What is a core-satellite<br>investment style?

What is a core-satellite
investment style?

Core-satellite investment styles are a hot topic, but it may add complexities which investors need to understand, explains Wendy Spires. Observers of the investment industry […]

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Don’t neglect<br>portfolio rebalancing

Don’t neglect
portfolio rebalancing

Diversification – spreading your investments among a variety of asset classes, markets and sectors – is one of the foundational principles of good investment management. […]

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