Tandem Thinking

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22 Nov

Can We Overcome Bias in Investment Decisions?

Investment planning is both an art and a science. While we have decades of factual research and real time data to draw on, judgement and human behaviour are equally as important. But even the most experienced investor may hold certain beliefs or biases, which can impact...

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25 Sep

How to Avoid Outliving Your Savings

‘Retirees will outlive their savings by a decade’ declared the World Economic Forum in a recent report entitled ‘Investing in (and for) Our Future.’ The research upon which this claim was founded looked at life expectancy and retirement savings across six major world economies. The good...

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29 Jul

The real value of good advice

The number of investment failures that have hit the headlines in recent weeks is a reminder of the value of good financial advice. Earlier this year, London Capital & Finance (LCF) collapsed after Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched an investigation and forced the firm to suspend...

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28 May

Celebrities and Us: The Case for Making a Will

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin died in August 2018. While the world grieved, and mourned the passing of the Queen of Soul, a legal battle was brewing amongst her family members. Ms Franklin didn’t have a will, which means that her reported net worth of $80 million...

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28 May

Why Retirement Planning Isn’t Just About Money

The fear of dying is high on the list of people’s biggest fears. But for most of us, this fear is unfounded. Thanks to medical advances and improvements in social welfare, we are living longer. Retirement income planning is particularly challenging because we are...