Understanding ESG investing

August 2022 In this month’s article, we look at the basics of ESG investing and what you need to consider if you would like to introduce ESG into your own portfolio. During the Cop26 climate summit back in November we heard a lot about three letters: ESG. This stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, and […]

How can you protect your investments in current markets?

September 2022 With rising inflation, the cost of living crisis and talk of recession, there’s not much good news around at the moment. The difficult financial environment and uncertainty about what lies ahead can be particularly worrying for investors. So what is driving the current market conditions, and what can you do to protect your […]

Should you be investing in a pension for your children?

August 2022 When it comes to saving and investing, starting early gives you the best chance of building a bigger pot of money in the long term. With concern growing about how younger generations will provide for themselves financially in later life, is a pension a good way of securing your child’s financial future? With […]

Coping with the current market turmoil

November 2022 Stock markets have had more to digest in the past six months than for much of the past decade. A pandemic, war in Europe, inflation and rising interest rates have left investors’ nerves frayed. Every time markets have processed one problem, a new one has emerged. Given that there appears no immediate end […]

Inflation and how it can impact your investments

March 2022 You’ll have undoubtedly heard about rising inflation and predictions of soaring living costs. In this month’s article, we look at what this could mean for you and why inflation is an important consideration when investing for your future.  Commentators are calling next month ‘Awful April’, with energy costs, food prices and taxes all […]

Active and Passive Investing: what’s the difference?

October 2022 Rising inflation and market volatility have reignited the long-running debate over the most effective way to deliver investment returns. In this month’s article, we look at active and passive investing – what do these strategies entail and how can they benefit your portfolio in current markets?    Global stock markets have been impacted by […]