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Archive: Oct 2017

Buffett wins the 0,000 bet against the active manager

Buffett wins the $500,000 bet against the active manager | October 6, 2017

In 2007, during the last recession, Buffett made a bet that the S&P 500 stock index (the US equivalent of the FTSE 100) would outperform hedge funds (actively managed funds which supposedly can make money in rising and falling markets),

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National Savings & Investments closes the Children’s Bond

National Savings & Investments closes the Children’s Bond | October 6, 2017

When National Savings & Investments (NS&I) announced the launch of their new Junior ISA, they said that the Children’s Bond would be closed to new sales from September 2017, this is disapointing, but with the JISA and the abilty to fund Pensions for children I can only asusme the demand was not there.

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How long will you live?

How long will you live? | October 2, 2017

If we knew when our final day was, it would be so easy to plan, so easy to know how much we can spend now verses save for retirement, where we would holiday, when we would have our last kiss and when to say our last good-bye.

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