Why Cash can be the Riskiest Asset of All

Every investor would have heard of equity and listed property referred to as ‘risk assets’. They would also have seen a graph which shows the relative risk of different asset classes, with cash at the bottom as the ‘lowest risk’ and equity at the top as ‘highest...

Start With The End In Mind When Investing

There are many definitions of investment risk. Some reference volatility or investment drawdowns. Others centre on the underperformance of a fund versus an index or sector average. Often, these are shorter-term measures. But what does risk really mean to investors? It...

The Big 5 Retirement Planning Mistakes

There is no doubt about it, the past 4 or so years have been extremely tough for retirees. Constant price increases, higher taxes, higher fuel and food prices and a market that has traded sideways, not offering much in investment performance, has made retirement less...