With interest rates at historic lows and inflation moving ever-closer, an increasing number of investors are turning to alternative investments for higher returns. However, with so many options, some investment-seekers are wondering if they should rely on a money manager for alternative investing advice or portfolio management.
The reality is that investing is a skill that can be learned. It would be arrogant of us to think otherwise. The main problem is time. Do you really have the time to do this properly? – Jonothan McColgan, Adviser, Combined Financial Strategies
Although no investment can do well all the time, DIY investors simply need to distinguish between when a good investment is performing badly because the economic cycle is against it, and when an investment is doing poorly because it is a bad investment.