The past decade of record-low interest rates has had a huge effect on anybody wanting to earn a decent income from their capital. But it can still be done, if you’re willing to accept some risk.
Articles written by David C Stevenson
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A radical change to the way we tax wealth could benefit us all, says David C Stevenson.
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The latest profit warning from Provident Financial looks like an almighty mess, but its retail bonds may have fallen further than is justified.
David C Stevenson looks at some of the best funds to invest in emerging-market smaller companies.
More than £30m of buy-to-let mortgages from P2P property-lender Landbay have been securitised and given an AAA rating. But does investing in buy-to-let as an asset class make any sense? David C Stevenson investigates.
David C Stevenson takes a look at some of the newest crop of novelty ETFs, and asks whether they’re any good.
We’ve not had a retail bond from an alternative-finance firm, says David C Stevenson. That is, until now.