Investing

ESG Investing – Everything’s So Good?

ESG Investing – Everything’s So Good?

I have, for a few months now, been reading some negative articles about ESG investing, which, for the uninitiated, means Environmental, Social and Governance. Some people might just simply label these as “green” or “ethical” investments; however, the goal is more...

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Common Investment Mistakes to Avoid

Common Investment Mistakes to Avoid

At the time of writing (towards the end of May) financial markets are very volatile and the majority of global share indexes are sitting at their respective lows of the year. The S&P 500, for example (an index of the most important 500 US companies) is down by 20%...

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Is Bespoke Investing All That it Seams?

Is Bespoke Investing All That it Seams?

When we think about something that is “bespoke”, we think of something luxurious, exclusive, tailored to our exact needs, in a special and unique way. The person or institution, will do everything they can to make you feel that, by buying into their offering, you are...

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Investments After Brexit

Investments After Brexit

First and foremost, Christopher Davenport apologies for depriving you good and loyal people of your habitual trusty host, Mr Robert Kent. I blame myself and Microsoft Teams, as I made the subject suggestion in a meeting and was then cheerfully thanked by Robert for...

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Investing in TINA

Investing in TINA

If you have money invested in France, you might cast your eye over French financial news every once in a while. If you did, you would see that funds known as “fonds en euros” are a hot topic at the moment and have been for some time. The reason is that since 1818,...

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It Is Hard to be an Investor

It Is Hard to be an Investor

When it comes to your money these days, it is hard to know what to do. Interest rates are 0.10% in the UK and 0.0% in the rest of Europe. This has led many people to add more of their money to the stock market, or even invest this way where previously not considered....

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It Is Hard to be an Investor

Counter the Cost of Investing on You AND the Planet

When it comes to the financial world, you will find one acronym after another and be expected to understand what is going on. A company I used to work for, used to talk about ‘Three Letter Abbreviations ‘or TLA’s; itself a TLA; coming from a company whose own name was...

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