Category: Buying Advice

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Conclusion

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Conclusion

Diversifying conclusion Due to the volatility of commodities and the specialised nature of alternative investment, the vast majority of private investment is spread across shares, property, bonds and cash. The chart below summarises the options and their main advantages and risks. Diversification summary: Asset class Main advantages Main risks Star performer Cash Very secure and… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Alternative

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Alternative

Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. Below you’ll find a breakdown of the most common asset types and their most prominent categories, each judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate returns The amount of… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Commodities

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Commodities

What assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. Below you’ll find a breakdown of the most common asset types and their most prominent categories, each judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Bonds

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Bonds

What investment assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. In this guide, the most common asset types and their most prominent categories will be judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Property

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Property

What investment assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. In this guide, the most common asset types and their most prominent categories will be judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Equities

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Equities

What investment assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. In this guide, the most common asset types and their most prominent categories will be judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate… Read more »

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Cash and savings

Diversifying an investment portfolio: Cash and savings

What investment assets to diversify into Whatever your next purchase is, you will want to assess its suitability and compare it against your existing assets to create your ideal portfolio. In this guide, the most common asset types and their most prominent categories will be judged and ranked on the following criteria: Ability to generate… Read more »

How to diversify an investment portfolio: Your circumstances

How to diversify an investment portfolio: Your circumstances

Diversify for your circumstances Although the last post in the How to Diversify an investment Portfolio series was all sound and sensible advice, there is no overriding blueprint for a perfect diversified portfolio, the exact mix of assets will depend on the individual investor and their budget. Things to consider include: Current age –Most investment experts… Read more »