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What would a stock market crash mean to your portfolio?

What would a stock market crash mean to your portfolio?

There are mumblings in some financial circles that a stock market crash is imminent. Have the markets been too good to us? Perhaps now is the moment to stop and think about how your portfolio would ride the storm of a crash. Paul Dodd investigates.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on July 31, 2017 in Investments.

Eight investment tips from Warren Buffett

Eight investment tips from Warren Buffett

Carl Turner chooses his favourite tips from Warren Buffett, widely considered to be the world's greatest investor.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 30, 2017 in Investments.

Do you have any ‘dog’ funds in your portfolio?

Do you have any ‘dog’ funds in your portfolio?

Poorly performed funds can drag your entire portfolio down. Carl Turner introduces, 'Spot the Dog' the guide that names and shames the worst offenders.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 28, 2017 in Investments.

My favourite pieces of investment advice from the experts

My favourite pieces of investment advice from the experts

There are key pieces of timeless wisdom which apply to all investors whether you have thousands or millions to invest, and I come back to these time and time again. Here are some pearls of wisdom of some of the most successful investors ever!

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 27, 2017 in Investments.

My favourite pieces of investment advice from the experts

My favourite pieces of investment advice from the experts

Carl Turner looks at some sage advice from investment gurus that you can apply to your own savings and investments.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 10, 2017 in Investments.

Are you losing in the race for investment growth? Perhaps it’s time to switch driver…

Are you losing in the race for investment growth? Perhaps it’s time to switch driver…

If you put a tuk tuk driver in a Formula One car he is unlikely to get on the podium. It's the same with investments, if they are not performing there could be a problem with with the management. Does your portfolio have the right driver?

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 07, 2017 in Investments.

The coming of a new dawn? Negative interest rates and how savers can protect their money

The coming of a new dawn? Negative interest rates and how savers can protect their money

Are negative interest rates and a deflationary environment the future and what does it mean for your savings? Infinity's Trevor Keidan explains.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on August 08, 2016 in Investments.

Brexit: it's not just the Brits it affects. What has happened and why?

Brexit: it's not just the Brits it affects. What has happened and why?

The Brexit vote affects many more people than just the British. Carl Turner takes a look at how the result of the UK's referendum has ramifications for the EU and far beyond.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on July 01, 2016 in Investments.

Should I disinvest my portfolio after Brexit?

Should I disinvest my portfolio after Brexit?

The shock UK Brexit vote has created volatility and uncertainty in world markets and many people are considering whether they should liquidate their investments. Infinity's Carl Turner warns against precipitate action.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on June 29, 2016 in Investments.

Comparing investment strategies

Comparing investment strategies

Infinity's Adam Kemp takes a look at the issue of timing and investment strategy.

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Adam Kemp

Adam Kemp

Posted on June 13, 2016 in Investments.

Four secrets to successful investing when markets are volatile

Four secrets to successful investing when markets are volatile

Infinity's Adam Kemp examine four factors of successful investing during volatile market conditions.

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Adam Kemp

Adam Kemp

Posted on May 31, 2016 in Investments.

Infinity and Tilney Bestinvest: a match made in heaven

Infinity and Tilney Bestinvest: a match made in heaven

Adam Kemp explains why Infinity's partnership with investment manager Tilney Bestinvest delivers the desired results for his clients.

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Adam Kemp

Adam Kemp

Posted on May 16, 2016 in Investments.

Reducing investment risk through diversification

Reducing investment risk through diversification

In his debut blog post, Infinity's Adam Kemp takes a look at diversification and how it can help you reduce investment risk.

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Adam Kemp

Adam Kemp

Posted on May 09, 2016 in Investments.

Should I move my portfolio into gold and oil?

Should I move my portfolio into gold and oil?

When markets yo-yo investors get nervous. Infinity's Carl Turner explains why you should resist the urge to look at the short term.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 30, 2016 in Investments.

Time for a second opinion on your portfolio?

Time for a second opinion on your portfolio?

Are you concerned about your investment portfolio? Get a second opinion from Infinity's Carl Turner

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on March 11, 2016 in Investments.

Left in the financial lurch?

Left in the financial lurch?

Is it something in the Hong Kong air making financial advisers disappear? Infinity's Lynda Calver investigates.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on February 25, 2016 in Investments.

Worried by volatility in the markets? RAISE your investment game

Worried by volatility in the markets? RAISE your investment game

When the markets are in a state of high volatility it helps to know exactly what’s in your portfolio. Infinity’s Andrew Toop explains how his personal RAISE financial health check can identify where you are exposed to excessive risk, help re-balance your portfolio to protect your capital and identify a clear strategy to move forward.

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Posted on February 11, 2016.

Bull vs Bear – Dealing with market volatility

Bull vs Bear – Dealing with market volatility

Frightening headlines and plummeting markets are enough to make any investor nervous but is selling the right thing to do?
Infinity's Trey Archer examines the volatility that is currently gripping world markets and has some advice of how to come through it in good shape.

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Trey Archer

Trey Archer

Posted on February 01, 2016 in Investments.

Heightened volatility, but is this cause for action?

Heightened volatility, but is this cause for action?

Is it time to get off the market rollercoaster? Infinity's Sam Barrie takes a look at volatile world markets and answers the question as to whether it is best to stay in or get out.

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Sam Barrie

Sam Barrie

Posted on February 01, 2016 in Investments.

Diversification, diversification, diversification

Diversification, diversification, diversification

Infinity's Paul Dodd explains why a well-diversified portfolio is absolutely key to successful investment.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on January 27, 2016 in Investments.

Keep calm and stay invested!

Keep calm and stay invested!

During times of market volatility and falling prices we all get jumpy but as Infinity's Lynda Calver explains the wise investor stays calm and waits for recovery.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on January 19, 2016 in Investments.

Troubled times for the Rand – What should South African investors do?

Troubled times for the Rand – What should South African investors do?

The Rand is bumping along at close to its lowest ever value against the dollar with no prospect of a turnaround in sight. Infinity's Carl Turner examines what this means for South African expatriate investors.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on October 27, 2015 in Investments.

China’s Black Monday – why I’m pleased my investments are with Tilney Bestinvest

China’s Black Monday – why I’m pleased my investments are with Tilney Bestinvest

Infinity's Carl Turner explains why he is pleased his clients had award winning active asset management in place when the world's stock markets plummeted on 'Black Monday'

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on September 11, 2015 in Investments.

Low risk, high return is the Holy Grail, and just as elusive

Low risk, high return is the Holy Grail, and just as elusive

Lynda Calver examines investor's eternal dilemma of how to balance risk and returns.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on September 06, 2015 in Investments.

Why is gold losing its shine?

Why is gold losing its shine?

Gold is worth 40% less than its 2011 high, severely denting the wealth of those who invested heavily and still retain significant holdings in the precious metal. Infinity's Cart Turner takes a look at why gold is shining less brightly.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on August 17, 2015 in Investments.

Are you an orphaned investor?

Are you an orphaned investor?

Lynda Calver takes a look at the issue of investors being left high and dry after being abandoned by their financial adviser.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on August 12, 2015 in Investments.

Will we all be ruined by Greek tragedy?

Will we all be ruined by Greek tragedy?

Lynda Calver looks at the human tragedy of the Greek financial crisis and explains how to protect your own savings and investments from the effects of contagion.

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Lynda Calver

Lynda Calver

Posted on July 07, 2015 in Investments.

Some important dos and don’ts of saving and investing

Some important dos and don’ts of saving and investing

Trevor Keidan provides some pointers on how to approach saving and investing.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on April 16, 2015 in Investments.

The Tilney Bestinvest Solution

The Tilney Bestinvest Solution

Trevor Keidan explains why Bestinvest is the perfect solution for expatriates looking to save and invest with confidence.

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Trevor Keidan

Trevor Keidan

Posted on March 11, 2015 in Investments.

Want to know what gets up my nose? Double-dipping

Want to know what gets up my nose? Double-dipping

Ben Bennett highlights the unethical practice of double-dipping clients for charges which is endemic in the offshore financial industry.

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Ben Bennett

Ben Bennett

Posted on March 09, 2015 in Investments.

Resist the seduction of unrealistic investment returns

Resist the seduction of unrealistic investment returns

When it comes to investments if it looks too good to be true then it probably is! Paul Dodd explains.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on February 10, 2015 in Investments.

Time to check on the dogs!

Time to check on the dogs!

Carl Turner warns of the importance regularly checking on the performance of the individual funds in your portfolio. As the latest edition of 'Spot the Dog' (published by our partner Tilney Bestinvest) demonstrates, there are plenty of 'dog funds' out there.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on January 30, 2015 in Investments.

Saving and Investing: In the long run, discipline breeds success

Saving and Investing: In the long run, discipline breeds success

In the last of his current series of posts on investing and the markets Carl Turner explains why discipline and staying power is the route to success.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on December 11, 2014 in Investments.

Dollar cost averaging as an alternative investment strategy

Dollar cost averaging as an alternative investment strategy

Carl Turner takes a detailed look at dollar cost averaging and compares it over a 20 year period with the results of other investment strategies.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on December 11, 2014 in Investments.

Time in the markets is more important than timing the markets

Time in the markets is more important than timing the markets

Carl Turner explains why investing for the long term is better than chasing short term returns.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on December 04, 2014 in Investments.

Spotting the dogs - the importance of reviewing portfolios & client servicing

Spotting the dogs - the importance of reviewing portfolios & client servicing

Carl Turner looks at the consequences of a 'dog' fund staying in your portfolio and explains why you should regularly review the performance of your investments.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on August 05, 2014 in Investments.

Investing without emotion

Investing without emotion

Letting your emotions take over is inadvisable when it comes to your investments. Infinity's Carl Turner looks at how listening to all those inner voices can cause investors to make poor decisions in addition to losing sleep at night.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on July 03, 2014 in Investments.

The ethical investment dilemma

The ethical investment dilemma

Paul Dodd takes a look at ethical investments and finds that far from being an issue of black and white there are fifty shades of grey.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on June 19, 2014 in Investments.

Diversity: the cornerstone of good investment practice

Diversity: the cornerstone of good investment practice

Carl Turner takes a look the principle of diversification and why it is a crucial factor when considering investments.

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Carl Turner

Carl Turner

Posted on June 10, 2014 in Investments.