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Our insights and ideas on managing money and understanding the markets.

Can We Outrun This Grizzly Bear?

In the world of investing, a “bear market” describes a fall in the stock market of 20% or more from its previous peak, while a move in the opposite direction of the same magnitude is termed a “bull market”. There are several theories as to where these phrases...

Market Movements – May 2020

The spread of Coronavirus during the first quarter of 2020 generated a rapid sell-off in global equities. Asian markets initially felt the greatest impact, but as the virus spread outside of Asia, equities around the world suffered steep declines. The UK, Europe and...

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Focusing On The Long-Term

More than two years ago, we wrote an article entitled “Out of Sight, Out of Mind”. This article considered how the frequency and speed with which we are able to receive information today can have a negative impact on achieving our long-term goals. Never has this been...

Coronavirus Update

Given the ever-changing situation regarding Coronavirus, we wanted to provide you with an update of the changes we are making in line with the latest government guidance. For the last few weeks, we have been making plans for our employees to transition to remote...

Market Movements – March 2020

Over the last few weeks, we have experienced heightened volatility in global markets. This culminated on Monday with one of the worst days in global equity markets we have seen for a long time. As you will all know, we have been expecting the bull market of ten years...

Market Movements – February 2020

It is just over a month and a half since the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was identified and announced by Chinese officials. The virus has now claimed the lives of c. 2,600 people: the majority of these in China. Firstly, we must recognise that on a human level, regardless...

Don’t Forget Your Coat…

Since moving from London to Cornwall, my lifestyle has become far more attuned to the changing seasons and the different weather conditions they each bring. This is no doubt because I now spend less of my time on the underground and in the city, and more time outside...

Simplicity Over Complexity

We live in a complex and dynamic world with countless moving parts. When our surroundings are this complex, we often feel that the solutions to our problems must match this complexity in order to succeed. It is easy to overlook simple solutions or feel they are...

Investment Strategies To Stick With

Within the investment world there is much debate about what the best investment strategy is. There are many layers to this debate depending on the type of investments involved. Even looking at an asset class such as equities, there are lots of potential strategies all...

SmartMoney July/August 2019

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Staff And Office Developments

Jonathan started Taylor Money in 1989 with a view to providing clients with exceptional service and honest, truly independent advice.  One of the ways in which he has achieved this is by keeping the business small, with advice tailored to each individual client, and...

Smart Money May/June 2019

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Taylor Money Cinema Night

It was an evening of extreme viewing as Taylor Money hosted a cinema night and screened "Free Solo", an Oscar winning documentary following solo free climber Alex Honnold. Clients, colleagues, professional contacts and friends gathered at The Poly in Falmouth for a...

Look After The Pennies…

This time of year is particularly busy in the world of financial advice as we focus on maximising planning opportunities before the end of the tax year. This planning can often involve significant investment especially when you consider that a couple maximising their...

Smart Money March/April 2019

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Supporting Apprenticeships

It’s National Apprenticeship Week (4th – 8th March 2019) and we asked Tamsyn Jose, who we introduced to our team in September 2018, how she got into an Apprenticeship here and why she'd recommend Apprenticeships to others. She said: “I started by looking online on the...

Market Movements – January 2019

This time last year equity markets were reaching new all-time highs and the mood was bullish. For those that can remember, this was also around the peak of the Bitcoin bubble with the price around $14,000.   Fast forward to now, and most equity markets are down c.10%...