Posts by Abraham Okusanya

Putting Natural Yield Retirement Income to The Test

The global lockdown continues to throw up important lessons. In particular, it’s a useful time to test one’s thesis about investing and retirement planning. I’ve always thought that a good retirement strategy should hold up, not just in good times, but especially in bad times.

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What it means to be a global investor… and why does it matter?

The world, they say, is a global village. Nowhere is this truer than in investing. We firmly believe in taking a global approach to investing. But what does it mean to be a global investor, and why should anyone care? When we say we’re ‘investing in the global capital market’, we mean buying tiny bits of some 43,000 publicly listed companies across the world with a collective value of around £57 trillion!

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A quick review of investment returns in 2018

Given the the media furore surrounding the investment markets in final quarters of 2018, we feel it important to review the performance of major asset classes to provide some long-term perspective that we hope every investor will find useful and even comforting.

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Living on planet GARS: Lessons in how (NOT) to invest

A recent article in the Guardian is the latest indictment of the Standard Life GARS fund. The fund has underperformed on virtually all imaginable benchmarks over the last three and five years.

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