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Milestone Fund Manager Insight Series

Milestone Fund Manager Insight Series

Chris Joye, founder & CIO of Coolabah Capital shares what he considers the big issue for those investing in Fixed Interest Fixed Interest investors could chase value, not yield Chris Joye believes investors face an existential challenge in cash and defensive asset...

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2021 Market outlook

2021 Market outlook

New Zealand is in recession, so why are so many in the finance industry so confident about the future? Fergus McDonald of Nikko Asset Management explains...2020 was a year of fear, anxiety, uncertainty and global economic defibrillation. Yet for investors it was also...

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What is ESG Investing?

What is ESG Investing?

Environmental Social GovernanceESG is a set of minimum standards, benchmarks and acceptable industries that a fund manager will abide by in making investment decisions. Essentially its purpose is to screen out certain investments, be they bonds or shares, loans or...

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Sage Advice: One tip at a time

Sage Advice: One tip at a time

Richard Holden, Founder and Principal of Milestone in Christchurch shares some of his top tips."My other piece of advice, Copperfield" said Mr Micawber "You know, annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness....

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Bonds under-perform stocks the longer you stay invested. This table reminds us of a key foundation of investing. Time frames are crucial in figuring out what to invest in. Long term, stocks win. Need some of your money to spend inside a few years, then cash is king,...

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Does it matter when you invest for retirement?

Does it matter when you invest for retirement?

This is a good question that many ask as they begin to make the shift from full-time work to at least being partly retired. After all, perhaps the greatest risk in retirement is not losing money, (the thing that most of us tend to focus on) but running out of cash...

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Did you know?

Did you know?

Human endeavour wins every time The graph above plots the American share market since 1871. The long term trend has to be up, so long as the free market exists. The math makes this so. You can see higher and lower than average periods, sharp falls and upwards spikes....

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What is Good Debt and Bad Debt?

What is Good Debt and Bad Debt?

Bad Debt Is any borrowings that are used to purchase something that drops in value or has even no value after buying it. This includes ?easy finance? from places such as furniture stores. A holiday, a car or even a spa are further examples. You are in effect paying...

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