Posted By : Daniel Kiernan on April 12th, 2012
Location : wine
April has finally arrived, and a new tax year has begun. People across the country are beginning to think about their investments and their personal finances and are considering their options. The average investor is probably looking at the books and wondering what they have to show for their investments.
The chances are the majority of people will have a 3% return on their equity investments (if they were lucky!) or their cash ISA may even have managed to beat inflation! Overall, however, people are looking for a way to make returns…
Posted By : Daniel Kiernan on April 2nd, 2012
Location : renewables
Should you use this year’s ISA allowance to invest in an ethical fund?
Experts remained divided on whether these funds, which exclude so-called ‘vice’ stocks, can do better than other funds, those that can invest without restrictions.
The theory, after all, is that companies that operate in a sustainable way have better long-term prospects.
From the smallest acorn…Can grow big investing returns, but how do you choose your green or ethical Isa fund?
Consider the example of two forestry companies: one carefully plans ahead…
Posted By : Daniel Kiernan on March 29th, 2012
Location : wine
Wine could be a good investment as returns on Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) remain low.
Transferring your ISA to wine has seen returns of more than 10% a year.
Peter Shakeshaft, founder of wine investment firm Vin-X, said that they hold onto the wine for the investor to make sure “the governance of the wine is protected” as wine has to be stored in a proper place.
He said that it is a good time to buy wine, and consumers can get an “excellent return” by holding onto it for three years.
The market is impacted by demand in the …