Monthly Archive: July 2015

Poprtfolio Tracking Spreadsheet

Portfolio Tracking Spreadsheet, part 2

We continue down the path of putting together a portfolio tracking spreadsheet by looking at six candidates to be the foundation of our sheet.

Future of Pensions

The Future of Pensions

Today we’re going to look at the government’s consultation paper on tax relief and the future of pensions – “strengthening the incentive to save”.

Weekly Roundup, 28th July 2015

Weekly Roundup, 28th July 2015

Weekly Roundup for the UK Private Investor – gold, income investing, P2P, buy-to-let, farmland, angels, bonds, minimum wage, tech boom, Enron.

Limits to Growth

Limits to Growth

We look at the limits to growth – can the economy keep on growing for ever, or will we hit some natural constraints?

Rate of Return

Rate of Return – Time is not Money

We take a look at Rate of Return: time- and money-weighted, what’s best for fund managers and private investors, and how to tell if you’re adding value.

GDP

GDP – time for a change?

We take a look at the most commonly used measure of growth: gross domestic product, or GDP. Is it fit for purpose, or is there a better metric out there?

Weekly Roundup, 20th July 2015

Weekly Roundup, 20th July 2015

Weekly Roundup for the UK Private Investor- debt vs equity, income investing, Apple Pay, higher rate tax, public pensions, housing and the City’s future.

Weekly Roundup, 15th July 2015

Weekly Roundup, 15th July 2015

Weekly Roundup for the UK Private Investor: income tax, property, buy-to-let, UK debt, tax credits, china stocks, price comparison sites and charities.