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Carmel's take on rollercoaster markets.

03 February, 2016

Carmel's take on rollercoaster markets

It’s been a pretty horrible start to 2016 for markets. Fisher Funds' Managing Director Carmel Fisher discusses how investors should be feeling and what they should or shouldn’t do.
Living on autopilot.

29 January, 2016

Living on autopilot

Carmel Fisher discusses how living on autopilot and relying on technology may make life easy but it can be financially dangerous. Read more ...
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How financially literate are you?.

24 November, 2015

How financially literate are you?

A recent survey showed that 2/3 of people around the world couldn't correctly answer a short test on basic financial concepts. Carmel Fisher reviews the concepts and how little us Kiwis fared.
$1,000: the magic number?.

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 ...
Successful recipes for fast food operators.

05 November, 2015

Successful recipes for fast food operators

While 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.
Retiring purposefully.

04 September, 2015

Retiring purposefully

Carmel 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.
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Is recent market volatility cause for concern or not?.

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.
The smartest guy in the room — understanding investment jargon.

21 August, 2015

The smartest guy in the room — understanding investment jargon

Carmel 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 ...
Growing wealth by growing up.

07 August, 2015

Growing wealth by growing up

Carmel Fisher discusses the trend of delayed adulthood and how this will impact the ability of today's young to grow wealth.
The key to fashion retailing success.

12 June, 2015

The key to fashion retailing success

It 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.