Tony Byrne’s View 20 November 2017

Tony Byrne’s View 20 November 2017

Why you shouldn’t invest with active fund managers (most of the time) In the investment world there has been a long running debate about which is best for investors – active or passive fund managers. For those of you out there who do not know the difference let...
Tony Byrne’s View 13 November 2017

Tony Byrne’s View 13 November 2017

How to manage your time to increase your wealth What is your most valuable resource? The one thing that will reduce minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day, week by week ad infinitum. Why it’s your time of course! Time is the one thing you cannot replace. It is a...
Tony Byrne’s View 6 November 2017

Tony Byrne’s View 6 November 2017

Why timing the market doesn’t work From time to time we have clients who think they can time the market. In my long experience of wealth management I have found it impossible to time the market. Typically you may get the timing right on when to invest or when to sell...
Tony Byrne’s View 30 October 2017

Tony Byrne’s View 30 October 2017

How to minimise tax on children’s investments Interestingly there are a number of tax efficient and simple ways in which you can invest money for children and grandchildren in the UK today. Junior ISAs and Adult ISAs Junior ISAs are available for children up to age...
Tony Byrne’s Views 23 October 2017

Tony Byrne’s Views 23 October 2017

How to retire early and live the dream life   I recently read an article about a young couple called Shanine, aged 22, and Darren, aged 24, who have just bought their first house, a 4 bedroom detached in Tiverton in Devon, for £265K. They do not have high paid jobs....
Are Bitcoins the currency of the future?

Are Bitcoins the currency of the future?

At the time of writing this blog the old pound coin officially has only two more days’ life before it is no longer legal tender though I expect banks to accept these coins for the foreseeable future. I can’t help thinking why does anyone even use coins anymore?...