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Brett Investment - Fund Management Charges

The Lidl Effect…

One of the newest, but best, effects of true price competition here in the UK has been the way that Lidl has changed the shopping habits of many. In the murky world of fund management charges Vanguard has been having a similar effect.

Brett Investment - Pensioner Bonds

Pensioner Bonds pay up to 4%

For those of you fortunate enough to be over the age of 65 the Government's "pensioner bonds" are offering some very attractive rates for you. The Chancellor has announced that they will pay 2.8% p.a. for a one-year bond and 4% p.a. for a three-year

Brett Investment - Investing Pressures

‘Tis the season…

I don’t know about you but normally when I get this close to Christmas the stress of finding that right present (in my case for Shona) can really get to me. Even with the advent of the internet, Christmas shopping must be close to the


From time to time I am asked to pen an article for the trade press. Below is my latest copy which provides an explanation of the differences between Dimensional Fund Advisers and Vanguard. I write about DFA whereas Vanguard is reviewed by Martin Green of

Brett Investment - WRAP Charges

New lower Wrap charges

We are delighted to announce that following lengthy discussions with Standard Life we have managed to secure a 'large firm' discount on your Wrap charge with immediate effect. This is great news and coupled with the low 'institutional' fund charges you already enjoy -- from