Advice for the year of living cautiously

As we wait to see if the government’s stimulus packages will work, Irish investors continue to concentrate on preserving rather than growing their wealth in 2009.

21st February, 2009

As we wait to see if the government’s stimulus packages will work, Irish investors continue to concentrate on preserving rather than growing their wealth in 2009.

Words such as ‘guarantee’ and ‘security’ have a magnetic quality in the current economic climate and, even if what’s ‘guaranteed’ is a relatively low return, the fact that investors won’t lose is proving enough of an attraction.

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