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If you are thinking about investing for the first time, it may seem a rather daunting step. You might not be sure what the difference is between a share, a bond and a fund, let alone which one could be right for you. And the way that some people talk about the financial markets can make them sound more like...

If you are looking for expat investments, you have probably come across numerous providers and websites. The British are particularly active in the expat investment market, offering opaque opportunities that make it difficult to figure out what they are actually doing. That's not what you're looking for; certainly not when you discover that your...

If you are an expatriate expecting to return to your home country in the future, there is a good chance someone will already have tried to sell you an offshore portfolio bond as a vehicle for saving for old age. If not, expect to be approached sooner rather than later and be very wary - this multi-billion-pound industry generates lucrative...

We are still very positive about the stock market and believe it's an excellent time to deploy capital. This is because we are currently able to purchase good companies at a cheaper price than they were coming into 2022.

Finding financial peace of mind is important to most people. The problem is that uncertainty in the economy and stock markets can create anxiety and make you question the wisdom of your investment approach. Even worse, if you don't have a financial plan that takes into account your total financial life, you may feel lost or stressed. If the current...

Investing in mutual funds is like buying a € 3 candy bar and paying € 5 shipping and handling. All mutual funds are not created equal, and you can boost your returns by doing a little homework before investing in them. When choosing mutual funds, avoid funds with loaded sales charges, high expenses, or a high turnover rate.

Markets, by nature, do fluctuate on a consistent basis and as such it is always important to be aware of one's strategic allocation and rebalancing process. Normally rebalancing occurs between stocks and fixed income assets; this rebalancing is especially important when growth assets like stocks are at, or near, peaks. When unmonitored stocks can...

De financiële markten staan wereldwijd in brand, maar onze klanten zullen weten dat we ervoor pleiten om dit te negeren en door te gaan met hun lange termijn beleggingsreis. We waarderen echter ook dat dit een buitengewone tijd is en er veel vragen zijn over de markten, over wat er zou kunnen gebeuren, over de gevolgen van de inflatie en...