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Time to Get Active?
Team ARQ - 15 January 2021

Time to Get Active?

Don’t worry, I’m certainly not going to join the voices exhorting you to use this new lockdown to try Couch to 5K or some other ambition fitness goal. What I’m actually referring to is one of the investment industry’s most long-running debates: whether active or passive investing generates better results.

New Year Resolutions to Make You Richer
Team ARQ - 11 January 2021

New Year Resolutions to Make You Richer

Resolutions typically fail because they are either unrealistic in the first place or represent too much “stick” and not enough “carrot”. The beauty of making financial pledges is that they can rapidly become very rewarding indeed.

Crystal Ball Gazing for the Year Ahead
Team ARQ - 8 January 2021

Crystal Ball Gazing for the Year Ahead

Who would have thought in the dark days of March 2020 that the year would actually turn out to be a good one for investors? Multiple risks remain and new ones could certainly emerge, yet there are also rewards to be had, too.

Unpicking Value and Price in Advice
Team ARQ - 4 January 2021

Unpicking Value and Price in Advice

2020 has provided lots of time, and food, for thought. Even during the festive season, the forced suspension of traditions is giving us all a chance to re-evaluate what we truly value. I suspect many attitude adjustments will stick.

Ten Money Management Takeaways from 2020
Team ARQ - 21 December 2020

Ten Money Management Takeaways from 2020

Looking back over the year’s events is liable to make one’s head swim. Vaccine development may be incredibly good news, but much of the economic pain has yet to be truly felt, so we need to pool all the wisdom we can.

Retirement Dreams Dashed?
Team ARQ - 18 December 2020

Retirement Dreams Dashed?

Those of us physically unscathed by COVID should certainly be grateful, but there is no denying that this pandemic has dashed dreams of all kinds.