David Thomson: Weigh up your objectives when constructing an investment portfolio

19th November 2018

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, discusses investment objectives with The Herald: “BEFORE starting to invest it is always wise to think about the return you require and the level of risk you […]

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Past fees are not a guide to future fees

3rd September 2018

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, discusses investment returns and charges with The Herald: “IN RECENT years investment returns have been good so investors have not focused on charges, but that will change […]

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The pros and cons of buying into an investment trust

19th June 2018

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, discusses investment trusts with The Herald: “INVESTMENT trusts have been around since the 1860s whereas unit trusts did not become popular until the 1960s. In essence the […]

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Is cryptocurrency a new asset class?

11th April 2018

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, discusses cryptocurrency with The Herald: “Although interest rates on cash have been low there has been a way to make good returns from cash in recent years […]

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Should Structured Products Feature in Your Investment Portfolio

Should Structured Products Feature in Your Investment Portfolio?

16th January 2018

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, discusses investment portfolios with The Herald: “Structured products have been gaining in popularity recently, if increased sales are anything to go by. A typical product currently in […]

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HAS YOUR INCOME TAX JUST GONE UP?

HAS YOUR INCOME TAX JUST GONE UP?

19th December 2017

David Thomson, chief investment officer at VWM Wealth, discusses income tax changes with The Herald: “…the changes will act as “more of an incentive” to make use of tax-efficient savings vehicles such as ISAs. In […]

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Make ‘small sacrifices’ to build savings pot of £10,000

21st February 2017

Alternatives exist for struggling young workers

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VWM Wealth Portfolios are ten years old

12th January 2017

Many happy returns! How long is the long term? Advisers are often asked but there is no clear answer. However many would say a decade is a long time so it is also a good […]

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Pension savers urged to join backlash

27th August 2016

As big names vote against pay hikes for directors, small investors can do their part says Jeff Salway Institutional investors are voting against executive pay awards in a backlash reminiscent of the so-called “shareholder spring” […]

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EU referendum raises investment fears

26th August 2016

Smaller companies with less exposure to Europe likely to be least affected by increasing market uncertainties, writes Jeff Salway Scots with savings in pension and investment funds face a fresh period of uncertainty following confirmation […]

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