29 January, 2016
Living on autopilotCarmel Fisher discusses how living on autopilot and relying on technology may make life easy but it can be financially dangerous. Read more ...
09 November, 2015
$1,000: the magic number?Over the years when we've asked people how much money they think they need to live on in retirement the most common answer we hear is $1,000 per week. Read more ...
05 November, 2015
Successful recipes for fast food operatorsWhile portfolio holdings Restaurant Brands and Domino's Pizza operate successfully in the fast food sector, their similarities end there. Fisher Funds looks at the different growth strategies they are pursuing.
04 September, 2015
Retiring purposefullyCarmel Fisher discusses how retirement has changed over the years and continues to change, and how maybe the new retirement is making the most of leisure time, but taking the opportunity to tap the nicer person within and retire with a purpose.
25 August, 2015
Is recent market volatility cause for concern or not?Markets have been on a volatile ride over the last week and sharp falls in global share markets have been seen. Carmel Fisher shares her perspective on the drivers of volatility and whether investors should be spooked by the market's mood.
21 August, 2015
The smartest guy in the room — understanding investment jargonCarmel Fisher discusses jargon and how it can mislead and influence. She warns investors to beware and find out what the terminology means before making investment decisions. Read more ...
07 August, 2015
Growing wealth by growing upCarmel Fisher discusses the trend of delayed adulthood and how this will impact the ability of today's young to grow wealth.
12 June, 2015
The key to fashion retailing successIt was Peter Lynch who once said; "Know what you own, and know why you own it." It was with this philosophy Carmel Fisher invested in Pumpkin Patch in 2004 - but having lost money and a fair bit of confidence, we sold our shareholding 4 years later. Has Zara, now the world's largest fashion retailer, discovered the key to success in fashion retailing? We share our thoughts.
03 June, 2015
More tinkering to KiwiSaver and financial adviceWith the removal of the $1,000 KiwiSaver kickstart and pending changes to the Financial Advisers Act, Carmel Fisher shares her thoughts on the impact for clients.
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