Victoria Hasler is director, research and consulting at Square Mile Investment Consulting and Research. Previously she worked for Brewin Dolphin as a fund analyst, at Rothschild Private Bank as a fixed income investment manager, and for Merrill Lynch where she was a fixed income analyst.
It will soon be time for Britons to crack open something sparkling and sing Auld Lang Syne, but not before we reveal which Money Observer stories were our readers’ favourites in 2019.
One in 10 workers fail to celebrate their 50th birthday with colleagues for fear of being perceived as over the hill, research has found.
According to a survey of more than 3,000 working adults conducted by insurer AIG Life, more than two in five (44%) of the over-50s questioned believe that their age means they will miss out on promotions and pay rises.
I like many things about the 1980s: I was born, it produced some of my favourite films - Blade Runner to name just one - but I am particularly fond of the music.
My Dad played lots of 1980s songs (loudly) on long car journeys when my brother and I were children, and as a consequence we can spout all the lyrics to tracks by The Pet Shop Boys, Level 42 and other bands in the way that some people can recite poetry.
In a list of the most-bought ethical fund options for 2019, based on customer data from investment platform interactive investor, investment trusts claim the three top spots and take up six places in total in the top 10 table.
Feline cold? Why not spend a winter’s afternoon by the fire (OK, probably radiator) engrossed in a book. Whether you are an absolute beginner, seasoned investor, or looking for a gift, we have something for you. There’s even a novel...
Laura Foll is a fund manager at Janus Henderson. After a degree at the London School of Economics, she joined Henderson in 2009 as part of the graduate scheme and now co-manages Janus Henderson UK Equity Income & Growth, Lowland Investment Company, and Henderson Opportunities Trust. Laura is a regular guest on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme and BBC News.
The word “uncomplicated” features on an Isa provider’s current online advert. As a beginner investor, this has plenty of appeal. Having attended two beginner events, I felt ready to pick my first “uncomplicated” stocks and shares Isa – but was I?
The popularity of Vanguard’s low-cost trackers among private investors shows no signs of waning in our most-bought funds list.