If you don't chuck rubbish on the street, that's good. If you don't chuck rubbish on the street and sometimes pick waste up off the pavement, that's even better. The same applies to your investments. Sustainable investments are a good thing, but opting for impact investing is a great option if you want to make a bigger difference for a better world.
What are your hobbies, what did you study, and do you sleep on the left or right-hand side of the bed? Once you've got past these questions in a relationship, difficult conversations will crop up sooner or later – and one of them will be about money. But how do you approach it exactly?
Sustainable travel, sustainable cooking, sustainable cooperation... Nowadays, sustainability is a buzzword that everyone likes to use at every opportunity. Luckily, there is greater consensus among investors when it comes to sustainability. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is the standard used for sustainable investments. But what exactly does ESG involve?
Nowadays, investing in trackers is more popular than ever, not least due to their attractive price. One of the most bought is the tracker that follows MSCI World Index. In recent years, it has been seen as a great investment. But is that still the case in the absence of any form of diversification? According to our Chief Strategist Geert Van Herck past performances are no guarantee for the future.
Whether it's mowing the neighbours' lawns or delivering pizzas by bike, we Belgians like to earn a little bit extra. But is buying a house in need of some attention, doing it up and selling it straight away really a good idea in a country full of properties ready for you to move into? In short, is buying, renovating and selling a house a smart investment? Notary Jelle Van Hove provides some useful advice.