Dan Moroney

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It may sound counter-intuitive, but banks probably would not want this money. File photograph: Toby Melville/PA

In the old days when somebody had a large financial windfall, it was often speculated that person could “live off the interest”. An interest rate of (...)

A diverse portfolio should be able to ride it out in the longer term
Balancing risk and reward

Nobody likes losing money and no one wants to take undue investment risks. On the other hand, there is a requirement to take on at least some risk in (...)

Deposit rates today are effectively zero with some banks even charging investors for taking their money
The search for security

The world has changed greatly since the days when relatively high deposit interest rates and generous bond yields offered savers and investors a range(...)