What An Investment Risk Scale Really Means

What An Investment Risk Scale Really Means

Nowadays, unless you feel skilled and confident picking different companies to invest in, it is highly likely you will pick a pre-built portfolio using an investment risk scale.   This way all the investment management is done for you.  When choosing your investment...
You Have Probably Got Investment Risk All Wrong

You Have Probably Got Investment Risk All Wrong

If I asked you what you thought investment risk was, there’s a good chance you will say it’s the chance of you losing money.    Research commissioned by Scalable Capital and conducted by YouGov in 2017 found that a Cash ISA was the most popular savings vehicle after...
Weekly Financial Update – 24.09.2020

Weekly Financial Update – 24.09.2020

It’s been a bumpy ride for stock markets this week, in particular for the UK and the rest of Europe as stocks had their most significant falls for a number of weeks now.     Two big issues impacted stocks this week. Firstly, we saw the banks in trouble again...
Investment Risk Profiles Do Work

Investment Risk Profiles Do Work

If you are worried about your investments right now have you stopped to consider whether you are using the right risk profiles?   When we talk about investment risk we are not talking about the risk of losing money. That will never happen unless you are invested in...