"We were talked into investing £ 3000.00 of our savings in European growth fund. We were told that in a year we would be able to double our money and remove the initial investment to reinvest but with in 3 months it had lost half its value and never recov ..."
"...All tracker funds, by definition, are similar. The reason why most outperform managed funds is their low charges. The reason the Virgin trackers do so badly is due to their very, very high charges - *four times* higher than similar funds run by HSBC ..."
"Back in the year 2000, my life was very different to the one I lead now. I was single, childless, earning my first decent salary since graduating a couple of years earlier and had relatively few major outgoings each month, having successfully cleared my e ..."
"...I've just had three of these come to maturity - one Scottish Bond and two Child Bonds. Each policy had £3,000 invested over a period of ten years: £25 per month for ten years. The two Child Bonds realised little over £2,900 and the Scottish Bond £2,850. A ..."