At TILLIT we are big believers in learning and broadening our horizons. Our Insight articles cover everything from the here and now in our Market reviews, to short and long reads about the fundamentals of investing, as well as unique thought pieces from leading fund managers in The Opinion, and much more.
Choosing your asset allocation is one of the key decisions you make as an investor. Whether you want to go all in on equities or mix them up with some bonds and perhaps some property or alternatives is up to you. But we asked an expert, Gavin Haynes of Fairview Investing with decades of investment experience under his belt, to share his thoughts and advice.Read more
If you engage with a wealth manager or a financial advisor, their first steps will be to understand you and your wider financial situation and also to ask you about risk. There’s a good reason for it; this information helps them to determine your risk capacity and your risk tolerance which are both crucial to building a suitable long-term portfolio.Read more
The word ‘risk’ is often bandied around in the world of investing. It can be a pretty alarming term, especially when mentioned in the same breath as your hard-earned savings. Yet many investors seem to carry on quite happily regardless of the risk. Are they just crazy adrenaline junkies or do they know something we don’t?Read more
As with anything, when it comes to investing, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Whilst fees are certainly not the most interesting topic of conversation, fees and charges have a real impact on your net investment return. It is therefore important to understand exactly what you’re paying, and to whom, as part of your overall investment strategy. In this article, we cover some of the main fees and charges you can expect when investing.Read more
Whether you are buying a new car or a pair of shoes, it’s perfectly natural to shop around. You don’t want to buy a sub-par product just because it’s cheap, but equally you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg if you could have bought the same thing for less. It’s the same when it comes to investing. All investment products carry a price tag so it’s important to know what you are paying for and how that price compares to the wider market.Read more