Category Archives: Investing

Trading in uncertain times

Trading successfully in uncertain times

“If you invest nothing, the reward is worth little.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

The fact that we are living in challenging but exciting times in an understatement. There is no doubt that it is tempting to close all our trading positions and place the money in safe-haven stocks or a savings account. However, even though the global financial markets are very volatile and unstable, there is still money to be made. Therefore, the question that begs is how do we trade successfully in the current market conditions? In other words, what strategies do we utilize to mitigate our exposure to risk?

wealth management

Why Wealth Management is More Important Than Ever in 2017

If the nation was struggling to deal with the uncertainty caused by Brexit, the result of the snap General Election has scarcely helped matter.

UK Investment Property

UK Property Investment: What Opportunities are Available?

If you’re looking for new investment opportunities within the property markets, then the UK could be a great option. This country can not only provide a variety of different types of property, there are also a number of areas and indeed markets that could turn out to be quite lucrative for those looking to gain a return on their investment.

What follows here is a number of examples of these investment opportunities, to give any would-be buyers a clearer idea of just what’s on offer in the UK.

Infographic showing popularity of new IFISA

New Lending Works IFISA Attracts £8.8 million in Just 2 Months

ISAs may now be a well-established and tax efficient savings vehicle in the UK, but it appears that a recently introduced type of ISA might well be poised to shake up the ISA market in future years. Introduced in April of 2016, the Innovative Finance ISA has taken a little while to get going, but it is now taking hold at quite a pace. The IFISA has been introduced to allow those who engage in peer to peer lending to be able to sheild their returns from tax and recent figures released from IFISA provider Lending Works have revealed that demand for this new type of ISA has been strong, with their own IFISA attracting £8.8 million of investment in the first 2 months from launch.

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Five Tips on Choosing the Right Investment Strategy for Your Investment Style

“One cannot separate economics, political science, and history. Politics is the control of the economy. History, when accurately and fully recorded, is that story.” – J.W. Smith.