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    Investors looking for advice via an app

    New research by Explain the Market & Moneyfarm reveals that 11 million Brits are looking for advice with savings and investments in the next 12 months After years of hearing from the regulator and industry groups – this new survey of 1,190 people reveals how the public really feels about the state of financial recommendations in […]

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    Avoiding analysis paralysis

    We live in a world of plentiful choice and rich data but when it comes to investing having too many options can be a bad thing. The options available can be baffling and spending time navigating that choice can cause investors to miss out on valuable opportunities. From the cost of securities, to past performance and provider there […]

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    Debunking the myths behind the robo advisors

    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 […]

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    Brits are more likely to talk about sex than money

    Personal finance, wealth and money seem to be some of the most difficult topics to talk about. Surveys across the pond found that 44% of Americans find conversations on personal finance the most challenging.1 Whilst in Britain, a nation famed for its prudishness, individuals are happier talking to a stranger about their sex life than […]

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    Financial advisors out for themselves, say investors

    81% of private investors think that investment advice is biased towards generating fees for the industry rather than towards delivering better investment performance, according to research we conducted. The research also suggests that high fees are now seen as such a problem that a substantial proportion of investors are turning their back on financial advice […]

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    The disposition effect

    Many love to win and hate to lose, but when this notion is transferred to investing it can have a detrimental impact on the performance of an individual’s portfolio. What is the disposition effect? The disposition effect is defined as the tendency of investors to hold assets that are decreasing in value (the losers) too […]

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    A new way to invest

    What is new is often scary, especially when it comes to your finances. ‘Robo advice’ seems to be the topic of the moment, but what does it mean, is a robot managing your money? Investing in just four steps At MoneyFarm we prefer the friendlier phrase ‘digital wealth management’, we are using technology to make your […]

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