Tandem Thinking

24 Nov

How to Invest to Support COP26 and Climate Change

The COP26 summit took place in Glasgow in November. World leaders gathered to discuss the future of the environment and the fight against climate change. After two weeks of discussion and deliberation, the following measures have been agreed: The member states were asked to come back next...

18 Nov

Does DIY Investing Work?

Anyone can invest, whether you can set aside £50 a month or have a multi-million pound portfolio. Online trading platforms provide the means, while any number of forums, guides, and online courses supply the know-how. But filtering out the noise and finding genuinely useful information...

22 Jul

Inflation and Your Investments

If you have read the financial press recently, you may have noticed some speculation around inflation. Modest inflation is good for the economy. It indicates prosperity and encourages investment. The government target for inflation is 2% per year. But after an unprecedented year, when growth across...

22 Jul

A Short Guide to Macroeconomics

The economy is an intricate machine with many moving parts. Generally it ticks along in a cyclical fashion, expanding and contracting over a period of several years. News articles about the economy tend to focus on a particular issue and turn it into a story that...

25 Mar

Bonds: Rising Yields and Falling Prices

Bonds rarely receive the same level of attention as equities. They don’t offer the excitement of wildly fluctuating prices or rapid growth. Bonds are the more steady, stable cousin of equities, which some investors may consider a little dull. But bonds are one of four main...