Monthly Archive: September 2016

Secondary market VCTs

Secondary market VCTs for income

Today’s post is about buying secondary market VCTs for income. Is this a practical proposition, and who should be thinking about doing this?

Gary Shilling

Gary Shilling – The Long Bond

Today’s post is a profile of Guru investor Gary Shilling, who appears in John Mauldin’s book Just One Thing. His chapter is called The Long Bond.

Hoarding cash

Hoarding Cash at Home

Today’s post is about hoarding cash at home as protection against negative interest rates. Is it really a practical option?

Investment Trust bits

Investment Trust Bits

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OEICs (Funds)

OEICs (Funds) – Elements 6

This post is part of the Elements series, a Periodic Table of all the Investing Elements that you need. Today’s post is about OEICs (Funds).

Switching to ETFs

HL Portfolio 2 – Switching to ETFs

Today we’re going to look at the implications of switching to ETFs within the HL portfolio, replacing our current strategy of mixing tracker funds (OIECs) and ETFs.