Investment 6-month review

By |August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Victor Finance News|Tags: |

With six months of the calendar year gone, three months of the financial year gone and Brexit scheduled for three months in the future now could be a very good time for investors to review their portfolios both in general and in the light of what Brexit could bring.  Here are some points to consider. Increases in interest rates could [...]

Avoiding scammers

By |July 27th, 2019|Categories: Victor Finance News|Tags: |

It is a simple fact of life that there are some people who will seek to benefit from taking advantage of other people rather than by delivering anything of real value to them.  This is a very sad truth, but it is still a truth and recognizing the fact is the first step in defending yourself against them.  In the [...]

7 sins of investment

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Victor Finance News|Tags: |

The word “sin” is a very emotional term and in this case, that’s rather appropriate because the 7 sins of investment basically all relate to the concept of letting your emotions take over and being guided by negative feelings rather than clear judgement. Here are the 7 sins of investment and what they mean Envy Stock charts may not look [...]

Understanding Risk Management

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Victor Finance News|Tags: |

The concept of risk management extends beyond the well-known principle of risk versus reward.  In fact, it extends well beyond the area of financial management and into other parts of life such as security (both physical and digital).  While the topic is fascinating and can be explored in great depth, from the perspective of private individuals, managing the family finances, [...]

Gold vs Bitcoin

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Victor Finance News|Tags: , , |

Gold isn’t just a precious metal, it can be a very attractive one.  This can make it a very interesting investment.  For example, you can buy gold jewellery for its value and also wear it for its beauty.  This cannot be said of digital currencies such as Bitcoin.  It can, however, be said that Bitcoin is, arguably, the ultimate in [...]

The Bank Scandals

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Victor Finance News|Tags: , |

While 2008 is now, literally, more than a decade ago, the ramifications of the financial crisis continue to linger on, like the proverbial bad smell which just will not go away no matter how much cleaning you do.  Out of all the pieces of dirty laundry which were brought out for a very public washing, possibly there have been none [...]

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