Are millennial investors really challenging saving stereotypes when it comes to retirement? A PLSA survey of post-2012 auto-enrolment savers carried out in early 2019 threw up some interesting findings. We tested if four commonly-held opinions stand up to scrutiny.
Emotions are important and they are particularly powerful with millennial consumers. Frequently cited as ‘disengaged with investing’ and ‘holding their wealth in cash’, enchanting this generation is going to be a critical part of engaging with them.;
TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) are US inflation-linked bonds, but should they also play a role in UK defined benefit (DB) schemes’ portfolios? Our new research challenges some conventional assumptions about inflation hedging a DB scheme, and explains how TIPS could help reduce risk as well as boost returns.;