A vital ingredient to successful investing over the longer term is knowing yourself – and specifically knowing the mental traps you may fall into when making investment decisions. Here are a few of the more typical behavioural biases of investment decision-makers.
If you’d like the peace of mind that comes with a guaranteed income for life, a lifetime annuity might be right for you.
Many investors use a consistent, long-term strategy to build a more secure financial future through steady purchases of well-diversified investments. Most people would probably say they are investors, but the question is not so easily answered.
The private equity universe is vast, differentiated by types of companies, investment strategies, and implementation options. Private investment vehicles differ markedly across these variables and, as with listed equity vehicles, it makes good sense to have more than one in your portfolio.
Finding ways for women to unlock their financial power is a change that will not just benefit women, but society and the economy as a whole. Read the findings.
Super is the biggest investment we are likely to make, yet too many unknowingly behave as if wearing blindfolds. They commit to something they haven’t gotten to know or understand. Here are a few ideas on how to send some of that money your way.
Looking for a secure and guaranteed investment for your retirement? Here are five reasons why you may want to consider a lifetime annuity.
Redefining risk for income investors An equity-based investment fund that aims to deliver dependable income is likely to deviate significantly from the Australian share market index. It requires an active approach to manage a set of very different risks. For a typical return-seeking equity fund… Read More >>
Where are we now? “Just like investment cycles, where markets move and investment options go up and down, it’s important to know about the cycle of our emotions”. Stage 1: Optimism, thrill and euphoria Investors all start with optimism. We commonly expect things to go… Read More >>
What are the consequences of this emotional roller-coaster? Emotions turn rational investors into irrational investors. So, it is important to remember that markets move and investments will always go in and out of favour. Developed, diversified long-term financial plans are placed in jeopardy when investors… Read More >>