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New research reveals how investors are broadening their horizons in the search for attractive and reliable income

New research reveals how investors are broadening their horizons in the search for attractive and reliable income

One third (32 per cent) of financial advisers and wealth managers says that over half of their clients have seen a decline in the income generated by their investments as a result of the fall in shareholder dividend payments by listed companies during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research by TIME Investments.

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In an economic downturn, VCTs offer investors a range of advantages

In an economic downturn, VCTs offer investors a range of advantages

By Jack Rose, Triple Point – With the economic uncertainty prompted by Covid-19 likely to continue into the foreseeable future, one of the few certainties is that companies need to have a high-quality product or service, be adaptable, well capitalised and led by an outstanding management team. In doing so, they will ensure they are better placed to deal with the ongoing and varied challenges of the economic crisis as well as offering investors value in a turbulent market.

RETIREMENT PLANNING

How to approach retirement financial planning during a global pandemic

How to approach retirement financial planning during a global pandemic

By Nick Toubkin, Senior Client Director (pictured), Strabens Hall – Successful investing for retirement isn’t just a matter of putting your savings into assets and waiting for income and profits to be generated... It is, instead, about playing the long game and keeping an eye on your investments, monitoring performance over a period and having periodical conversations with your adviser.