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Malcolm Wheatley

Pandemic-proofing your portfolio: practical points to consider now

Four months in, we’ve got a better insight into how pandemics impact portfolios. More »

Asian dividends’ growing appeal

Asia-focused income-centric investments trusts are an easy way to access Asian income. More »

For income investors, 2020 will be a dividend drought

FTSE 100-only income investors have taken a pummelling. More »

A ‘V’-shaped recovery is looking more likely

Some consumers are stressed – but many aren’t. More »

5 reasons for investors to be cheerful

Many investors got it wrong in 2009. Don’t join them in 2020. More »

The investment ‘new normal’ they don’t want to tell you about

The investment new normal: higher costs, lower profits. More »

I’ve had to temporarily close my business due to coronavirus… what are my next steps?

Is your business closed due to coronavirus? Many businesses are. These three pointers may help to minimise the pain of being closed. More »

Coronavirus: it’s time to wield investors’ secret weapon

Predicting individual companies’ post-coronavirus futures is difficult. More »

Investing lessons from a fallen tree

Investing is a marathon, not a sprint. More »

Pensioners and the coronavirus market dip

Stock markets are plunging as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the world. So it’s only natural to wonder: do you face a coronavirus pension hit? More »

Maybe money does buy happiness (according to this study)

Does money buy happiness? In certain situations, possibly so, according to a recent study — although perhaps not in the way that you’re thinking... More »

Get smart about money with this 7-step budget checklist

Whatever your end goal - be it debt reduction, retirement planning, saving for a house or holiday, etc - a budget checklist is highly... More »

Goodbye to all that: the Footsie’s dividend meltdown

Amid the gloom, several dividend income streams look safer than most. More »

Investing advice from Rudyard Kipling? Yes – really

Wise words from the heyday of the British Empire. More »

Monday’s stock market rout could get worse

Monday’s stock market rout was steep, but didn’t match 1987’s Black Monday. More »

How the coronavirus will affect investors

The economic impact of the coronavirus is starting to be felt. More »

Whatever happens to interest rates, your Cash ISA will continue to disappoint

Interest rates have been at rock bottom for over a decade, and don’t look to be likely to rise any time soon. More »

Going with the herd can be bad for your wealth

Going with the herd can be comforting, but going against the herd can be more profitable. More »

For investors, 2020 should be a ‘no-brainer’

Ten years on, 2019 has been very different from the dark days of 2009. More »

Is confirmation bias sapping your portfolio?

Ordinary investors have a poor track record... More »