Monthly Archive: February 2015

London Forex Show

London Forex Show – 20th February 2015 (2)

Today’s post is the second part of my review of the presentations in the main conference room at last week’s London Forex show at Olympia. The presentations In the previous post...

Weekly Roundup, 26th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 26th February 2015

We begin this week’s roundup in the FT, with John Authers. Active fund management John’s column was about the misleading marketing used by active fund managers, and the shortcomings of...

Pensions Commission

Pensions Commission – Consensus Revisited

Today’s post looks at a report issued this week which calls for a Pension Commission to be established. The Report The report, written by Ben Franklin,  comes from the International...

Income and taxes

Income and taxes

This is the third post in our series on basic personal finances, and looks and income and taxes. So far we’ve talked about life stages, and how to plan for the...

Shareholder Value

Shareholder Value

Today we will be talking about shareholder value (SV),  a concept that has been in the news over recent months. Terry Smith wrote a couple of articles in the FT...

Piggyback Portfolio 6 - Magic Hat

Piggyback Portfolio 6 – Magic Hat

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Weekly Roundup, 16th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 16th February 2015

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup with the FT’s “Chart that tells a story”. Income gap narrows The chart below shows how the after-tax income of the richest, poorest and average...

Disclosure of investment fund costs

Disclosure of investment fund costs

Today we are going to take a look at a position paper issued by the Investment Association this week on the disclosure of investment fund costs. Costs are crucial in...

Weekly Roundup, 11th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 11th February 2015

For a change, we do not begin our weekly roundup in the FT.  Instead we will take a look at AltFi. AltFi / P2P / Mini-bonds AltFi, the alternative finance...

Ratios

Ratios and your finances

This week we will be using Ratios to look at the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet that we created last time, to see what they tell us about the...

Weekly Roundup, 3rd February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 3rd February 2015

We begin our weekly roundup as usual in the FT. Passive investing Judith Evans and Jonthan Eley put together a special feature on the impact of passive funds, and ETFs...