In this section we set out what we consider to be core themes within HBFS. To discuss any of the articles please feel free to call us on 754444 or via our Contact Form
The country is going through an election process at present of which we await the results after five weeks of voting, with interest. This looks to be a new record turnout of voters, bear in mind there is a potential of 815 million voters! As of Wednesday 7th May 66.2% had been out to vote in up to 40 degrees heat. The battle concludes today the 12th May and if Narendra Modi is elected Prime Minister, this will be good for the economic future and growth of India. Both last Friday 9th May and today the Sensex and Nifty 50 are climbing to new highs in anticipation more on Investing in India. More on Investing in India
If one was in any doubt as to the detrimental effects of inflation, click on the following web link and activate the inflation calculator.
It is frightening to see how quickly inflation reduces the purchasing power of money, even when set at a relatively low rate…
Click on the image or the Inflation Calculator to see how dramatic the effect can be.
Savers have little choice but to invest their ‘rainy day’ cash into something that at the very least will have a realistic chance of preserving future purchasing power. More on Effects of Inflation
On so many occasions I meet people who are very proud of their bank savings (and rightly so) but what if that’s all they have? How safe are they? Will their deposits be worth anything in the future in real terms? Will the Government decide to Tax the account direct (Cyprus)? Could your currency be devalued? All aspects very concerning but read on… More on Why Gamble on Cash
Ten mega corporations control the output of almost everything you buy; from household products to pet food to jeans.
According to this chart via Reddit, called “The Illusion of Choice,” these corporations create a chain that begins at one of 10 super companies. You’ve heard of the biggest names, but it’s amazing to see what these giants own or influence. More on Top Food Groups