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Since the global financial crisis in 2008, the markets have been unpredictable to say the least and it’s safe to say that 2018 was not their finest year. In fact Deutsche Bank have released research showing that the percentage of assets with a negative total return in US dollars hit an all time high of […]
If you are one of the 900,000 or so South Africans living abroad, this article is for you! We’ve put together this document so you can work out where you stand with regard to taxation. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information outlined here is correct, Infinity is not a taxation […]
It’s no secret that money is the leading cause of stress in relationships. Financial philosophies, which are often inherited from parents, can vary wildly. If you are a saver and your partner is a spendthrift, how can you find harmony when it comes to managing your finances? Unless you are insanely wealthy, money is involved […]
The middle class squeeze has become a reality for millions of workers around the globe who can’t afford to miss even one paycheck. This has been highlighted by the recent 35-day federal shutdown in the US. 800,000 largely middle class workers were not paid during that time and as a consequence the media was awash […]
Where do you go to get honest, reliable, easily digestible information about the investment landscape? With a raft of conflicting information available online and in print media, it can be impossible to sift through it all and pick out the key points which are relevant to you as an investor. That’s where Tilney’s newly released […]
Five more questions to ask yourself to get your finances in order This is a follow-on post to this one, which outlined the first five questions to ask yourself when getting your finances in shape. If you are a rookie when it comes to money management and you haven’t yet worked through that list, it’s best to go back […]
Have you resolved to get your finances in order in 2019 but don’t know where to start? Here are the five questions you need to ask yourself Was your new year’s resolution to get your finances in order but here you are three weeks in and not quite sure where to start? Well, we’re here to help! If you’re not […]
Few people, and certainly not the opinion polls, forecasted that maverick real-estate mogul and reality TV personality Donald Trump would win the US Presidential Election. So what does the surprise result mean for the global economy and financial markets? Tilney Bestinvest provides its Economic Insight into the effect of the result which you can read […]
Savers in the UK have been getting a rough deal since the global financial crisis with interest rates held at 0.5% for a long eight years. In August 2016, when Brexit became reality, it was cut still further to a measly 0.25% and experts are predicting that the rate could go as low as 0.1% […]
FATCA – the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act that was passed in the US in 2010 – has been playing havoc with the finances of American expats. It has become extremely difficult for US expats living abroad to invest, the reason being that investment institutions and banks simply don’t want the bother of having to […]
The US government’s policy of taxing all US citizens, regardless of where they live, is almost unique (as far as I know, only Eritrea is the only other country which does it!). The draconian FATCA law which forces them to declare all overseas assets is extremely unpopular, not just with individuals, some of whom have […]
Gold is generally regarded as a safe investment in troubled times and when volatility hits the markets, investors often rush to shift funds from equities to gold. It is essentially seen as somewhere to store wealth when other asset classes appear risky. Of course that doesn’t mean that it can’t lose value just like any […]
There is nothing like a bit of volatility to undermine investor confidence but how we react to uncertainty in the markets can have a huge effect on the value of our portfolios. Faced with yo-yoing markets, investors can largely choose from one of two strategies: either try and time the markets or take a long […]
Our investment management partner, Tilney Bestinvest, has just released their latest Spot the Dog study of underperforming funds. The report is something of a bugbear for those fund managers who are destroying value for investors, leaving nowhere for them to hide. You can download a free copy here. Fund managers at M&G are top dogs […]
$26.5bn ($20bn) is an enormous amount of wealth to be responsible for but that is the value of assets under management by Infinity’s partner, Tilney Bestinvest, following the acquisition of the Towry group in a £600mn deal. The acquisition, which has increased Tilney Bestinvest’s assets under management by over 60%, was completed earlier this week […]
The terms bull and bear are buzzwords which are often used to describe different markets in the financial press and on trading floors but do you know what they mean? If you have investments, a bull market is what you want as it describes a market where prices are rising. Officially, to be a bull […]
The concept behind compound interest is very straightforward. Simply put, it is interest earned on interest. It relies on the investment of two things; earnings and time. The more important of the two could be said to be time, given enough time even smaller investments can grow substantially by the time you reach retirement. The […]
Often company shareholders are rewarded with a dividend – this is a portion of the company’s profits which the board of directors decides to share with investors when a company has performed well. It is always extremely gratifying for investors to receive a dividend cheque in the post and tempting to use the windfall to […]
Our last post featuring quotes from the world’s most famous investor, Warren Buffet, was a popular one so here’s some more nuggets from the oracle of Omaha for all you aspiring Warrens out there! ‘Do not save what is left after spending but spend what is left after saving’ This is something of a mantra […]
If you have stock market investments you have good reason to be feeling anxious in 2016. Markets are on a rollercoaster ride right now with prices careering up and down. This volatility is being driven by a variety of factors, amongst them the slump in the price of oil, slow growth in China and political […]
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