The Insights

At TILLIT we are big believers in learning and broadening our horizons. We also think that there is too much noise in the world of stock markets and investing today. Our focus is on the long-term and that is reflected in our various Insight articles, from opinion pieces to interviews and beginners’ guides, and even our market updates only come out quarterly.

Short reads - Fundamentals | Asset allocation

Why you need to know your why

By Gabby Macari
Reading time: 4 minutes

Would you buy a home without first deciding what area you want to live in, how many bedrooms you need or how much you can afford to borrow for the mortgage? Making informed investment decisions needs similar planning as this will help you decide when to buy more or sell out further down the line.

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Short reads - Asset allocation

Surging inflation: Exploring what rising costs mean for savers and investors

By Sheridan Admans
Reading time: 6 minutes

Inflation, once considered dead, is making a fierce comeback. As costs creep up and the pound in your pocket is worth less than it was, we take a look at what this means for savers and investors, as well as which investments have demonstrated some resilience to this phenomenon in the past.

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Short reads - Asset allocation | Styles & themes

Property funds: Safe as houses?

By Faith Archer
Reading time: 6 minutes

Investors wishing to profit from property prices and rental yields don’t have to buy a house, when they can invest in property funds instead. Rather than heading to an estate agent, try an investment platform. You can snap up a stake in a property fund with much less money and hassle than buying a building.

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Short reads - Asset allocation | Styles & themes

Make your money travel: Explore developed, emerging & frontier markets

By Danielle Levy
Reading time: 8 minutes

Diversification can sound pretty dreary, but one way to achieve it is to let your investment portfolio travel the world (ok, only metaphorically). By spreading your eggs across different geographical baskets, you can minimise overall portfolio risk at the same time as gaining access to a range of opportunities, including some niche and exciting ones. Some countries can be accessed directly, while others tend to come in a set. This is our introduction to regional investing.

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Short reads - Asset allocation

Multi-asset funds: The ready meal approach to investing

By Faith Archer
Reading time: 5 minutes

Multi-asset funds do exactly what they say on the tin: they contain a combination of different assets. Someone else picks the assets so that you don’t have to, serving up diversification on a plate.

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