How much is enough?

How much is enough?

How much is enough? Financial planner and writer Carl Richards has spent his career helping people to find the right balance between saving and investing on the one hand, and spending on the other. We’re all different, and the answer will be different for each of us....
Performance is a distraction

Performance is a distraction

Performance is a distraction When you read about investing in the media, the focus is almost always on performance. But there’s something more important that you need to think about — and that’s the fees and charges you pay.Financial Analyst, Louise Cooper, explains...
Don’t overpay for emotional comfort

Don’t overpay for emotional comfort

Don’t overpay for emotional comfort One of the most testing times for an investor is when markets fall sharply — usually in response to some sort of crisis. It’s very important not to act in haste in those situations. Greg Davies is an expert in investor...
Is it best to rent or buy your home?

Is it best to rent or buy your home?

Is it best to rent or buy your home? One of most difficult financial decisions that younger adults face is whether to rent or buy a house. The problem is, like the stock market, the housing market is very hard to predict in the short to medium term. Financial author...
The benefits of financial independence

The benefits of financial independence

The benefits of financial independence For most people, the ultimate goal of investing is financial independence. Not having to rely on others for money. Andrew Hallam achieved his financial independence very early in his late thirties. What he values most is the...
Are you judgmental about money?

Are you judgmental about money?

Are you judgmental about money? One of the ironies about money is that, although we generally don’t like talking about it, most of us are very interested in how wealthy other people are. We also make judgements about people, based on how much money we think they have,...