Articles by Rob Griffin

“Should I switch funds, so I’ll have more income to help my daughter?”

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | Article

A reader wants to boost her investment income, but is she risking her long-term financial health?

Golden opportunities – but not without risk

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Article

To buy into this precious commodity, you can purchase gold bars, invest via ETCs or buy shares in gold mining firms through a fund. We look at the pros and cons.

Gain from an early start in frontier markets

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | Article

Frontier markets, such as Argentina and Vietnam, are tipped to be the next strong investment story – much as emerging markets were 30 years ago – but they come with big risks.

“What should I do with my maturing Cash Isa and ‘granny bonds’?”

Friday, 05 January 2018 | Article

The Investment Doctor helps a reader with two substantial lump sums to invest. 

How much cash would you need to quit work?

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | Article

Moneywise asks five 40-something wage earners what sum they have in mind that would enable them to leave their jobs and retire in comfort.

“Should I invest my £10,000 inheritance in a pension?”

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 | Article

The Investment Doctor helps a reader decide where best to put a £10,000 inheritance.

Thematic investing: Can you spot a trend?

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 | Article

Could you identify a theme that is about to take off across the world? Over the long term, focusing on global trends can help make you a handsome return on your money.

Take some risk to find an income stream

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | Article

With savings rates in the doldrums, income seekers need to invest in the stock market for a chance of decent returns.

“I want to invest my pensions ethically”

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 | Article

One reader wants to invest her pension pot in funds that are socially responsible, but should she put all her eggs in one basket?

“I’d like to invest £500 a month in a Stocks and Shares Isa”

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | Article

The Investment Doctor helps a reader looking to invest £500 per month in a Stocks and Shares Isa.