Fund Selection – Philosophy & Process

Recently I read an article in a trade paper that I subscribe to called Money Marketing. It was about IFAs’ research and due diligence in fund selection, or lack of it. Like much of what I read from the regulator and financial journalists (Paul Lewis from Moneybox has a weekly column in the paper) it highlighted the short comings of …

Investing and Investment Planning – Art, Science, Gambling or Gardening?

For my final investment blog post of 2016 I want to change tack from the usual technical analysis and market commentary and address the more philosophical aspects of investing. The key question is this. Is investment planning and advice on investments an art or science? Should I be going to the Tate Modern for inspiration or the Science Museum and …