Tandem Thinking

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30 Mar

Planning your Isolation

The world seems to be pressing pause at present, in the midst of the Corona Virus Pandemic. We are on lockdown and the future is unclear. These are strange and uncertain times, and it isn’t unreasonable to be confused, concerned or even a little overwhelmed...

being-bold
24 Mar

Being Bold in Uncertain Times

‘When others are fearful be greedy and when others are greedy, be fearful.’ This quote from Warren Buffett underpins his investment strategy, and is a useful motto to fall back on in times of crisis. Financial markets have fallen by up to a third at the time...

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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...