Why 1% Matters

Why 1% Matters

The significance of one percent Tell me if you’ve read something like this before: By putting your money in X, you can make 1% more per year ABC Fund charges 2% per year to look after your money, but XYZ only charges 1%. Maybe you’ve run across statements like this before. Maybe you haven’t. Either …

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How to cheat the capitalist system (legally) – Part 1 – Theory

How to cheat the capitalist system (legally) – Part 1 – Theory

Capitalism – a definition Ah, capitalism. If you live in most countries, it’s almost something you take for granted. It’s everywhere. First, a quick refresher. Capitalism is a political and economic system where goods and services are produced and provided by private actors for a profit. Private actors means companies and businesses, rather than by …

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Why parts of the investment industry want to screw you over

Why parts of the investment industry want to screw you over

Who wants to screw you over? When you’re first introduced to investing, there are so many points to consider. It’s information overload. Not to mention that investing is one of those areas where it’s really hard to work out just who is coming out ahead: you or them. Who is trying to screw you over, …

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