How Equities Can Reduce Longevity Risk

How Equities Can Reduce Longevity Risk

People are living longer so there is a great concern about outliving your savings. What can you do about this? Strategic asset allocation throughout your life can help ensure that you will not run out of money. Essentially your portfolio should be more heavily weight to equities when you are younger and then this exposure is reduced as you grow older. This infographic explains more.

How the World’s Biggest Companies Have Changed in Just 10 Years

How the World’s Biggest Companies Have Changed in Just 10 Years

Look at how much the the Fortune Global 100 list of companies has changed in just 10 years. This highlights why I think individual stock picking is dangerous for most people.

The top 100 is always changing, there are always companies growing and shrinking and trying to predict this is very difficult. This is exactly why you need to buy 1000s of companies not 10's, and you need to buy small and medium companies not just the 100 biggest.