When everything is expensive and things are changing faster than you can keep up with, the safe thing to do remains the boring thing to do, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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Four simple but effective ideas for building a portfolio
David C Stevenson’s three-part series on how to set up a long-term regular savings plan using five simple investment trusts.
Having 40 years to invest can free you up to take risks in the big themes of the next few decades, says David C Stevenson. Here, he picks four of the best funds to buy for the long term.
A simple, easy to manage portfolio of our favourite investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.
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Passive investing is taking business from expensive, actively managed funds. There is still a place for active investors, says John Stepek, but they will need imagination, flexibility, and humility.
When it comes to investing in equities, the fund manager’s style matters, says David C Stevenson.
Passive investing giant Vanguard has launched its UK investment platform – you can now buy their funds direct. John Stepek explains how that affects you – and the asset management industry.
The Church Commissioners – the Church, of England’s investment arm – has a very solid investment record, making 17% last year. John Stepek examines the secret of its success.
The Church of England made an impressive return on its investments last year. What’s interesting is its aversion to passive funds. John Stepek looks at what that can teach us.
Trend-chasing value investors are setting themselves up for losses. John Stepek explains why.