Tandem Thinking

23 Nov

What to Do with Surplus Cash

Cash interest is at an historic low point, with the Bank of England base rate reducing to 0.10% in March 2020. There have even been discussions of interest rates moving into negative figures, although how this would work in practice is less clear. You may be...

09 Sep

The Importance of Holding Bonds

Equities are the star performers in a typical investment portfolio. They can bring rapid growth and heavy losses, sometimes in the same day. We read about their fortunes in the newspaper and anyone with an interest in such things has an opinion on them. They...

27 Jul

The Importance of Remaining Invested

Coronavirus has triggered the greatest economic uncertainty of our generation. It has affected everyone to some degree, and it is not over yet. It was inevitable that the virus would have some impact on investment markets. Not only does a global crisis damage investor confidence, but...

27 Jul

Risk and Reward

Risk means different things to different people. For some, it can mean excitement and thrills. For others, it just means danger and is best avoided. In the context of investments, risk is something that we work with on a daily basis. We can’t avoid it entirely,...

27 May

Global Pandemics and the Case for Sustainable Investing

Remember a time before COVID-19? Gridlocked motorways, crowded high streets, fast fashion and discount air travel were simply a way of life. The economy was thriving and consumers had endless choice. Global warming has been a concern for many years, but until recently, environmental issues were the...

27 May

Introducing Trails™ Ethical

Ethical investing is no longer just an ‘alternative.’ As populations grow and as society demands it, companies have to adapt to more sustainable models to survive. We have access to more information than ever to make responsible consumer and investment decisions. It is possible to invest...