Archive for 2014
Are you chasing the latest sexy investment?
Beware of choosing Investments based on past performance The investment industry has some of the most savvy and creative marketing departments in the world. They are masters at promoting their products and delivering messages that appeal to our emotionally biases. In times of fear and recession, they promote safe, stable and reliable investments and launch new […]
Can Investors and Investment Managers ‘beat’ the Market?
At its core, the investment industry is clearly divided into two camps. On one side you have the active investment managers, who are still in the majority, and believe through research, market timing and smart decisions, they can beat the market and give their clients superior returns. On the other side you have passive investment […]
Are you trying to time the Market?
Private Investors tend to buy high and sell Low. Are you trying to time the Market? How have you reacted to recent market volatility? Those who have missed out on the huge gains of recent years are happy as they may get a second bite at the cherry. Those who have been invested are now […]
Irish Broker’s Association names Investwise in final 4 shortlist for Life, Pension and Investments awards
Investwise are honoured to have been shortlisted by the Irish Brokers Association for their annual Life, Pension and Investment awards. We have been shortlisted for two awards, ‘Best Overall Broker’ and ‘Best Life and Pensions Broker’. Making the shortlist for these prestigious awards is welcome recognition from our peers in the industry. We feel we […]
Irish investors once again turn to property – Have we learned any lessons?
If you are thinking of investing in property, what are your options? Given the increased demand for property funds over the past few months, I thought it might be a good idea to do a high level review of some of the property funds available on the market. This article does not offer advice on […]