80% of UK millennials say they would trust a robo advisor; but should low-cost, easy to use, investment services really be limited to one generation?
After a busy summer investors now need to focus on what they can control. Cost can have a huge impact on the value of your portfolio.
Have the days of ‘you get what you pay for’ come to an end? Many savers are now refusing to pay high investments fees, but how much is too much?
In the current investment environment it is becoming increasingly difficult to justify high investment costs. Is it time to turn your back on active funds and use passive investments?
Many individuals think buying a home will be their biggest expense, but the fees you pay on your investments could top what you need for a deposit on a house. 20 years of fund fees can cost the average British saver almost seven times the amount they need for a house deposit. With an investment […]
Investors everywhere are waking up to the idea that low-cost really is best when it comes to investing, provided you are still getting strong performance. There is no point in achieving 3% per year if you pay 2% in fees, reducing that fee level has a very real impact on your wealth. Even when you […]
The American architect, R Buckminster Fuller, famously said “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” This is what the 2016 robo advisor is starting to do. The asset management landscape is constantly evolving; there have been some game-changing developments in recent years. The industry […]
The media are fascinated by the new companies use of technology that opens up the investment world to everyone. But the impact on investors of these new solutions are often overlooked. The robo advisors, or digital wealth managers, are changing the way we invest. Here are five reasons to start relying on these new investment management companies. See […]
A third of savers (33%) are put off investing by the high costs involved.1 Given that the UK is currently in its seventh year of record low interest rates this could further exacerbate the UK’s savings crisis. The failure to move money out of cash or low interest savings accounts into higher return investments will […]