Articles by Rob Griffin

Should you invest in Europe?

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 | Article

For anyone who has followed the region for a while, this is nothing new. In fact, it's hard to remember a time when investors didn't have to wrestle with a wide variety of challenging economic and political issues.

Should you invest in property?

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Article

As is so often the case, the truth lies somewhere in between.

Top 15 investment trusts of the past decade

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Article

Investment trusts have always enjoyed a rather volatile relationship with independent financial advisers and their clients but they have proved themselves to be more than capable of delivering solid returns over the past...

Should you invest in tracker funds?

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 | Article

This approach sees them buying into so-called tracker funds, whose aim is to mirror the performance of a particular index, rather than trying to beat it.

Should you invest in the UK?

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | Article

After slumping during the financial crisis, the blue-chip FTSE 100 index of leading companies had soared to a record high of 7103.98 points in April 2015.

Should you invest in India?

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 | Article

This means it would have more workers than the United States, the euro area and Indonesia combined, according to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, who insists the potential benefits are...

Investment guide: Latin America

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 | Article

But although this can make Brazil, Mexico and Chile exciting holiday destinations, it doesn't automatically mean they make sense for investors looking to find a home for their hard-earned cash.

A guide to mini bonds

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 | Article

They are being touted as the next great investment opportunity. Mini bonds are the latest craze to hit the UK and have caused great excitement at a time when returns from traditional asset classes are pretty lacklustre.

Should you invest in mini bonds?

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 | Article

Increasingly popular with small investors, this type of bond can offer decent returns – but little protection if a firm goes bust.

Five steps to being a successful entrepreneur

Monday, 12 August 2013 | Article

Everyone knows that running a business can be tough.