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    Four Important Considerations For Choosing Your Investment Manager

    In light of recent scandals and market turbulence investors frequently can draw invalid conclusions when interviewing a potential investment adviser. This article is designed to shed some light on topics that in my experience tend to be amongst the most misinterpreted by potential clients: 1. Fee’s: There is a very common misconception that the lower the rate of management fee’s charged by the manager the better deal for the client. This is a very common mistake since generally the best managers, the managers who have proved they can provide a superior rate of return will almost always charge more. In the long run you’ll likely be better off with the…

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    MSc Investment Management – Working the Markets

    If you’ve long held an ambition to feel the thrill and buzz of working the stock markets then you will know that the path to employment is a long and rigorous one. However, an MSc Investment Management course can underpin theoretical foundations of modern investment and risk management techniques, whilst applying these principles in practice. Learn more about Portafina There is no doubt that Investment Management is a demanding career vocation and that is mirrored in the course syllabus of an MSc Investment Management degree – allowing students to develop their extensive expertise in a range of specialised areas (from equity management to trading techniques). Graduates go on to work…

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    Is Your Business Getting A Good Conversion Rate?

    Do you have a follow system for prospects/ leads that gives a good conversion rate? Are your lead generation efforts being wasted? Do you know who has contacted your business? Are you easy to do business with? Have you ever contacted a business just to find that they do not appear to want your business? You phone to ask for more information but the information you requested never turns up. When you call you are put in a queue that tells you that they might deign to speak to you in 15 minutes time. You go to a website to look at a business but it loads very slowly or…