What a time to be alive! It’s another sunny morning in the uplands of Life After Leaving. Leaning back on his trusty home office chair, Barry Blimp – a 55-year old investor of not immoderate worth – allows himself a self-satisfied smile at another discussion forum post well done. He is trying to be magnanimous in […]

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Five years ago I experimentally invested £5,000 into 20 dividend-paying shares that I judged could deliver a growing income for the foreseeable future. This simple investing approach is known as a High Yield Portfolio. I’ve written a few articles over the years about high yield portfolios – or HYPs – and filed them under the […]

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A powerful technique for controlling risk in your diversified portfolio is threshold rebalancing. Like other rebalancing strategies, threshold rebalancing is used to prevent your asset allocation veering too far off-target due to the diverging returns of the assets you hold. There is endless debate about the ‘best’ rebalancing strategies and whether they can juice up returns. It ultimately […]

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