The Route to a Career in Economics

What is the Role of An Economist? The role of an economist is to apply economic knowledge and economic theory in order to give advice and generate reports. Economists research …

Where to Invest in Property

The question of where to invest is perhaps most relevant to property investors. As the famous saying goes: choosing a great property is about three factors: Location, Location, Location! But where should one …

The Different Forms of Financial Protection

Financial protection is achieved through careful planning, a sensible balance between a basic investment portfolio, and insurance. There is nothing more despairing than the story of a retired individual who believed …

A Quick Guide to Absolute Return Funds

If you’ve been researching actively managed funds recently, you may have come across a relatively new breed called absolute return funds. What is an absolute return fund, and could they …

Is Property A Safe Investment?

How much truth sits behind the common maxim as safe as houses? In investor-speak, a bricks and mortar investment is an opportunity to buy something tangible and real. It signals …

Are Payday Loans a Scam?

Editor note: The article ‘Are Payday Loans a Scam?’ was originally published on Financial Expert in 2010, and received a positive media response. In the years that followed, pressure upon …