The Stock Market explained This short, easy to watch video explains how stock prices are set and change based on the collective knowledge of buyers and sellers. Armed with this information, investors can be more confident about the power of the financial markets. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Invest more successfully Once you understand […]
This video from Sensible Investing TV explores new research by two academics at Cambridge Judge Business School and shows how even the brilliant economist John Maynard Keynes couldn’t successfully time investment markets.
At Swindells Financial Planning we have always said that when it comes to investing – costs matter. This is one of the reasons we advocate a passive style of investing. See why active investing can detract from your investment returns in the below video from SensibleInvesting.tv who give their views to why as consumers we are conditioned […]
This video explores “the out performance myth” active fund managers would like us to believe in, and provides some salient reasoning why we believe in our passive investment philosophy. Watch the video produced by SensibleInvesting.tv below. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like expert independent financial and investment advice. See the […]
Following our recently published Guide to Changes in Financial Services, Swindells Financial Planning of Seaford and Uckfield, Sussex brings you a video produced by The Lolly that provides further explanation on these changes and how they effect you, the investor. It should be noted however that financial advice was never “free”. The financial advice you […]
The recent Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) long awaited final report into the asset management industry reinforced the evidence that we’ve known for some time; 1. Investments funds should compete on price, but clearly, they don’t, as the net profit margin of most asset management firms is still extraordinarily high (36%). 2. Paying a high price […]
Last month, Vanguard, announced that it is to offer UK investors a lower cost investment Platform, in a direct challenge to the incumbent behemoth Hargreaves Lansdown (HL). The immediate reaction was an 8% fall in the latter’s share price, as speculators pondered the demise of another Active-promoting financial services provider. Completely co-incidentally, the firm announced […]
A recent survey* by Canada Life about inheritance tax (IHT) shows that wealthy Brits over the age of 45 are either ignoring estate planning solutions or they have forgotten about the benefits these can provide. Only 27% of those surveyed have taken financial advice on IHT planning despite all of them having a potential IHT […]
Back in August 2016, we encouraged you to watch a 12 part documentary featuring Robin Powell and Mark Hebner which included all of the key elements to become a better investor and less of a speculator. There is now an abridged and more succinct 16 minute version available (click on the image above) which still […]
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