Latest News

Self is a fee-only independent firm of Chartered Financial Planners, which has been providing sound, effective financial advice to financially established individuals and trust funds for over 40 years.

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome The recent severe volatility in China’s share markets has raised questions among many investors about the causes of the fall and about the wider implications for the global economy and markets generally. The Shanghai Composite index, the mainland stock market barometer and one dominated overwhelmingly by retail investors, more than doubled in […]

Continue reading...

Summer Budget 2015

Keeping you informed. The first Budget after a general election is traditionally the time for introducing unpopular measures. The Chancellor is not constrained by a coalition partner and has nearly five years until the next election. Mr Osborne’s stated aim is to move the UK from a low wage, high tax, high welfare economy to […]

Continue reading...

Greece is the Word

Greece is the Word The world’s markets and media financial pages have been consumed by a single issue in recent weeks—the stand-off between debt-laden Greece and its international lenders over the conditions of any further bailout. For investors everywhere, both the large institutional kind and individual participants, the story has been fast-paced and difficult to […]

Continue reading...

Gravel Road Investing

Owners of all-purpose motor vehicles often appreciate their cars most when they leave smooth city freeways for rough gravel country roads. In investment, highly diversified portfolios can provide similar reassurance. In blue skies and open highways, flimsy city sedans might cruise along just as well as sturdier sports utility vehicles. But the real test of […]

Continue reading...
 Page 2 of 26 « 1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last »