2 Investing Biases that Hurt Your Retirement Savings

Being aware of our behavioural biases could mean a significant increase in retirement savings. There are two common biases that can affect how we save for retirement: 1. Present bias – the tendency to put more value in current or short-term decisions than the future 2. Exponential-growth bias (EGB) – the tendency to underestimate and neglect the…

Brexit: What Should I Do with My Portfolio?

Since the UK voted to leave the European Union on 23 June, global markets and currencies have reacted negatively to the uncertainty, with a significant falls across all major equity markets. The British pound fell to a three-decade low against the US dollar – its biggest one-day fall on record. Markets are likely to remain…

3 Obvious Ways to Build Wealth

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to build wealth. The wealthy understand that while being smart can certainly help you earn money, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll build wealth with your earnings. Likewise, being famous doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be able to build wealth. Sure, it can help, but there are countless stories of those…

Why We Shouldn’t be Bothered with Fear-Mongers

There is much fear–mongering in the different media which we are exposed to everyday. Take a look at the money section of any website, newspaper or magazine and you will find stories warning you about the Chinese economy, the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies, the impact of the U.S. presidential election, global oil markets and…