You are at the checkout, but there isn't enough money in your account... Most of us have encountered this uncomfortable scenario at one time or another. A similar experience comes from dealing with stress due to financial problems. How many Belgians are currently lying awake worrying about money? Are they right to worry? What simple measures can you take to reduce your money worries (without playing the lottery or relying on an inheritance)?
Our health, our well-being, our family and friends. And our wallets. These have been our primary areas of focus this year. Coronavirus, Brexit, US elections, etc.: together, they have pushed the climate crisis from the front pages to the weekend supplements. Nevertheless, this is a topic that remains ever relevant and current – including in conjunction with your investments.
Are we looking at a wild ride ahead of us on the stock market? Or can we sit back and relax? To find out, investors often look at the VIX, also known as the anxiety barometer. What exactly is it, how does it work and how can an investor benefit from it?