Gerard Lyons [chief economic strategist at Netwealth] added: “There is a mindset that Britain is a low-growth, low-wage, low- productivity and therefore high-taxation economy. We need to fundamentally change that mindset to ask how to get growth higher.”
The Sunday Times, 11 September 2022Pound slump: how low can sterling go? Article behind paywall
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth, writes: 'Although borrowing rates have risen the UK can still borrow at very negative real interest rates. Such borrowing needs to help us prevent an unnecessary deep recession...'"
The Telegraph, 04 September 2022It's time to fix wholesale energy prices Article behind paywall
Charlotte Ransom, founder of Netwealth, says 'People want to understand the impact of rising inflation, higher outgoings and current low investment returns on their likely retirement pot.'"
FT, 02 September 2022A ‘back to school’ moment for your finances
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth, says: 'The key issue in the UK is that we're the only G7 country that has tightened fiscal policy significantly.'"
FT, 27 August 2022Struggling with the energy crisis
Charlotte Ransom, chief executive of Netwealth, said stock market slumps have led many savers to look for alternative ways of funding their retirement. 'Investing in property is popular as it is a solid and tangible asset...but we should always be careful of putting all our eggs into one basket...'"
yahoo! Finance, 17 August 2022Why it’s time to ditch buy-to-let
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth, says 'Today's labour market day is very consistent with the fact that we've seen a strong jobs market for some time, that wages while they're rising they're still not keeping up with inflation.'"
BBC Radio 4 Today, 16 August 2022Squeeze on pay
(Research from) Netwealth compared what could happen to £55,000 invested into a pension or into a buy-to-let property. After 20 years, the pension would be worth £170,254 – assuming 5pc annual returns after fees – compared to £148,353 from the property investment, including capital growth and rental income."
The Telegraph, 15 August 2022Why it’s time to ditch buy-to-let Article behind paywall
Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist at Netwealth, writes: '...we need a pro-growth economic policy. Fiscal policy should focus on stabilising growth and monetary policy on keeping inflation in check.'"
The Telegraph, 14 August 2022Only Liz Truss will challenge the failed orthodoxy that has fuelled this crisis Article behind paywall
Netwealth's chief executive Charlotte Ransom said: “Investing in property is popular as it is a solid and tangible asset that can be easily understood. However, pensions have compelling tax advantages: tax relief when you pay in, tax-free growth and income, and accrued assets are not subject to IHT.'
FT Adviser, 08 August 2022Property a 'risky' investment for retirement pots
Charlotte Ransom, CEO Netwealth, comments '“To ensure your retirement fund is as efficient as possible you should consider the differences between property and pensions, and the trade-offs you may have to make to reach your objectives.'"
Pensions Age, 05 August 2022Property now a ‘riskier’ investment to fund retirement