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How to approach your finances this festive season

We all have good intentions to make sound financial decisions, but the temptation to spend makes it difficult to commit – especially during the festive season.

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Is cash king?

Given current market conditions, it is understandable that some investors would want to ‘take refuge’ in cash to ride out low equity returns – but is that a good strategy? The answer is more complicated than simply looking at recent returns.

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Five principles to find the right investment manager

Five principles to find the right investment manager

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How to prevent a financial hangover this festive season

If the festive season sends you into a panic and sees you mentally tallying up added expenses, such as gifts, getaways and groceries, you may need a financial strategy to help you cope.

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Where will you be when the music stops?

Since the global financial crisis of 2007-2008, most of the financial world has experienced a sustained period of generationally low interest rates as central banks have tried to inject growth into their economies

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Are we snookering ourselves with confirmation bias?

We have written regularly about investor behaviour, noting how emotions can be our worst enemy. Driven by fear and greed, many investors buy high and sell low and tend to invest based on past performance.

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The incredible shrinking ‘alpha’

As the fund universe increases, top quartile ‘alpha’ is decreasing due to greater performance convergence.

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Are your investment goals, products and expectations suitably aligned?

Our investment goals depend on our personal priorities in life and there is no generic set of goals that applies to everyone, and no set timeline for achieving them.

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What is switching?

We often caution investors against ‘switching’ at the wrong moments. But what exactly is switching and how do you know whether or not it is an opportune time to switch?

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Investors with staying power rewarded for rocky six-year ride

If you had braved the 2008 market turmoil triggered by the global credit crunch as well as the extreme volatility of 2011 sparked by the Euro zone crisis and held on to your investments, you would have ended 2013 feeling handsomely rewarded for your investment prowess.

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