To say we’re living in interesting times may feel like an understatement. It’s almost impossible to avoid the headlines whether you focus on Brexit, international markets or climate change. But can that focus actually harm your long-term investment strategy?
Recent research has shown almost three-quarters of investors are influenced by short-term political developments. However, as our feature explores, taking a long-term view may be more productive for your portfolio, and less stressful. We also investigate some developments on inheritance tax which could have important implications for your estate planning. And for those sending children to university this autumn, a report on the structure of student finances could play a role in future funding.
With additional pieces on pension contributions and cash flow planning into retirement, that long-term view may work in more ways than one.