Kyle Caldwell

Our 10 golden rules of investing

When it comes to the world of investing, there are various traps investors need to navigate. But there are also certain steps that can greatly increase the chances of investment success. Such basic principles are by their nature nothing new; indeed they are subjects Money Observer has covered extensively over the years – but we think if something is important it is worth repeating. With this mind, we pull together 10 golden rules for investors.

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How to invest for a 100-year-life

My almost two-year old son has a one in four chance of reaching the ripe old age of 100. A frightening statistic, not least because I will be 129 when he reaches three figures. This got me thinking about the financial challenges a child born today has in front of them.