Investing offshore – debunking myths

by Mike Abbott | Sep 9, 2015

Is it better to invest locally or offshore? Some South African investors believe that lower investment returns earned by investing offshore ar...

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How to deal with market volatility

by Mike Abbott | Aug 25, 2015

The volatility in international markets over the last two weeks has had investors scrambling to mitigate losses. Risk appetite is plummeting a...

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Repression and uncertainty – implications for private investors

by Mike Abbott | Jul 24, 2015

It’s a truism that investment goals are affected by numerous variables. It’s also true that those variables are too many to mention and diffic...

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If you’re playing the long game, you should be investing in ISAs

by Mike Abbott | Jun 22, 2015

At Sable, one of our key goals is to achieve appropriate long-term investment returns adjusted for risk, costs, and tax. The latter is an impo...

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Why professional indemnity insurance is essential for contractors

by Staff Writer | Apr 9, 2015

Professional indemnity (PI) is a type of insurance that covers your legal defence costs as well as any damages resulting from claims of “negli...

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The 2015 retirement conundrum

by Mike Abbott | Mar 23, 2015

The Baby Boomers have arrived and it’s into a perfect storm that they have stumbled. The largest demographic in the UK is entering the “at ret...

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Trim the fat off your finances in the New Year

by Mike Abbott | Jan 9, 2015

The festive season has come and gone and a new year stretches out in front of us. But how can we hope to make the most of it if we are held ba...

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Is quantitative easing a viable solution to Europe’s woes?

by Mike Abbott | Jan 1, 2015

The ECB’s quantitative easing programme will leave Europe more uncertain than ever about its economic future. But we have every reason to feel...

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Detrimental beliefs and behaviours in investment management

by Mike Abbott | Dec 11, 2014

I’d like to share with you a very interesting study released by the State Street Center for Applied Research. The report is titled “The Folklo...

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