Stock Market

Is Dividend Investing Worth It?

There’s nothing quite like the sweet promise of a predictable, steady, (and growing) dividend payment.

But is there more to dividend investing than meets the eye?

Sadly, yes.

How Scared Are You?

How Scared Are You?

We closed on Thursday morning.

The ad went up a few hours later, just ahead of what was shaping up to be a sunny, enjoyable weekend.

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The Case For A 100% US Equity Portfolio

At some point, all stock market investors face the following question:

What is the right portfolio allocation between US and international equities?

As the data below shows, at the turn of the 20th century, the US stock market represented ~15% of the world’s total. 

The People Who Beat The Stock Market

People who beat the stock market

The biggest refrain you hear from people who think you can beat the stock market goes as follows:

“By definition, 50% of investors do better than the market and the other 50% do worse. Surely it cannot be so hard to be in the first group.”

Lump Sum Investing: Why The Right Advice Is Also Wrong

Lump sum investing - russian roulette?

Earlier this month, I set out to cross off a few items on my 2021 money agenda. As part of that (somewhat boring) exercise, I had to transfer roughly £150k from my wife’s workplace pension into Hargreaves Lansdown. Alongside Vanguard, Hargreaves is one of our go-to brokerages. The move itself was simple enough. Fill out …

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