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Merry Christmas

December 2018

Well that’s another year over. And a tumultuous one its been, too.  Not just for ABFM but the country as a whole. The Brexit negotiations seem to have taken up most of the front pages of the papers and despite all the travels between London and Brussels, we seem no nearer to a solution that […]

Inspirational Quotes

December 2018

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”. Thomas A Edison, 11 February, 1847 – 18 October, 1931) who was an American inventor and businessman.

Westerton Male Voice Choir’s Christmas Concert

December 2018

Up until now all my blogs have been about financial services with a bit of motivation thrown in midweek. Today I thought, it would be nice to change the topic somewhat by making mention of the Westerton Male Voice Choir, (of which I am a member) and the Choir’s Christmas Concert which took place last […]

What rebalancing a portfolio means and why it is so important (Part2)

December 2018

In our last blog we looked at why an active rebalancing policy is essential and why is balance so important?  Now we will consider why an unbalanced portfolio is more risky and how it works.  Let now continue. Why is an unbalanced portfolio more risky? Seduced by high returns, an investment manager might be tempted […]

Inspirational Quotes

December 2018

08″Do or do not, there is no try”. Yoda who is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas.

What rebalancing a portfolio means and why it is so important (Part1)

December 2018

Why an active rebalancing policy is essential to achieve and retain healthy long-term returns for clients As an adviser, it can be hard to hold your nerve when making investment recommendations on behalf of clients. Share price gyrations, sudden market drops and fear of missing out can unsettle the steeliest investor. Such tribulations can undermine […]