Leonard Bernstein had it about right. He once said of resolutions: “From new year’s on, theoutlook brightens; good humour lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining.” Still, while one takes the point and considers the … Read More
Are you a dedicated follower of fashion? If so, tread carefully when it comes to investing your savings – finance is as susceptible to fads as anything else and the results of falling for them can be disastrous. At no … Read More
What’s the true value of achieving our New Year’s resolutions? Well, apart from the smug satisfaction of succeeding where others have failed – and don’t underestimate the value of that – the financial benefits of many resolutions are far greater than … Read More
Have you started thinking about good new year’s resolutions for 2014? Here’s a relatively painless one that all investors should consider: make a promise to yourself to check whether the asset allocation of your portfolio still reflects what you’re trying … Read More
Energy bills may be shooting upwards, but there are a few things in life that are getting cheaper. Investment funds are one of them – thanks to reforms to the way in which financial advisers are paid, the cost of … Read More
Stuart Dyer is the Chief Investment Officer at rplan.co.uk, an investment site which helps people do better at creating, managing and trading on their investment portfolios. He has several decades’ experience in financial services, including stints as chief executive of Cofunds, COO at Save & Prosper and MD of Friends Provident Unit Trust Managers. His belief is that investing doesn't have to be rocket science – though many make it seem that way. He aims to help investors make sense of financial events, and take better financial decisions as a result. Follow rplan on twitter at @rplanme.
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