Articles by Rob Griffin

Retirement start-up guide: you're never too old to start a business

Thursday, 05 September 2013 | Article

Animal lover Coleen Taylor had always wanted to run her own business but it was only after her long-term relationship ended that she finally decided to turn her dreams into reality.

What does the future hold for battered banks?

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

Anyone that has been investing in banking stocks over the past year will probably be nursing heavy losses because the share prices of many leading names have collapsed on the back of the devastating credit crunch.

Who are the up-and-coming fund managers?

Monday, 02 June 2008 | Article

There’s a succession battle going on in the fund management world.

Should you judge a fund by its manager?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Deciding where to invest your hard-earned cash is notoriously difficult. Pick the right funds and you can look forward to bumper returns - but make the wrong choice and your savings could be wiped out within months.

The risks of taking kids on holiday in term-time

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

If you have children then the chances are you will face a big dilemma when it comes to booking your summer break: do you pay sky-high prices to go away during the school holidays or risk incurring the headmaster's wrath by...

Is your investment strategy too cautious?

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

We’re often told to be sensible and tread cautiously when it comes to investment.

Keeping it in the family

Friday, 23 May 2008 | Article

When the Lister family went into business together in 2000 the goal was to generate enough money for them all to make a decent living.

Are the ISA rule changes enough?

Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | Article

Major changes to individual savings accounts come into force in April 2008 to make these products simpler and more flexible for investors. But critics claim more needs to be done to encourage saving.

Where's your salary's safety net?

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

Take a moment to stop and think about how you would cope if you suffered an illness that prevented you from working.

Ensure fund fees don't eat your profits

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

When you are deciding where to invest your hard-earned cash, it makes perfect sense to analyse an investment fund's objectives and the past record of its manager.