Investment Ideas For Children

Yves SchoofInvestments

This article outlines some investment options for children. We have found investment bonds to be quite effective and popular for our clients, due to their tax efficiencies and also wide range of investment options. As always, you should seek tax and personal financial advice before making any investment decisions. P.S. Whenever you are ready, here are 4 ways I can … Read More

Property Videos

Yves SchoofInvestments

Given that property is such a popular investment for many doctors and dentists, I put together a series of videos on various property-related topics, such as: – what to look for in a property – using a buyer’s agent – etc. You can see the videos HERE I hope you find value in it.

Free Investment Video Course

Yves SchoofInvestments

Given the recent turmoil in investment markets, I thought it would be a good time to provide you with some additional insights and information in relation to investment fundamentals. You can also access a free ebook on this topic on this page. The link to the video course is here. I hope you find value in it.

Warren Buffet’s Simple Retirement Advice

Yves SchoofInvestments

If you don’t like spending a lot of time and energy constructing an investment portfolio, then maybe you should take the advice from the world’s most well-known investor, Warren Buffet. Click HERE for the short but interesting read – it might just change your life.

Gearing for doctors and dentists – an introduction

Yves SchoofInvestments

In this series of 3 podcasts we will discuss the ins and outs of gearing, not only in property, but also in shares and managed funds. In this first episode we discuss the main characteristics of gearing, including the advantages and disadvantages. I hope you enjoy it.  

Two Critical Investment Truths For Doctors And Dentists

Yves SchoofInvestments

Investing and wealth creation can be really simple and yet very efficient and successful. However, many doctors and dentists, and their advisers in particular, complicate matters with no real benefit, and think too short-term. Here is an excellent article that highlights the benefits of long-term investment thinking: Lessons from the Market If you don’t have time to read it, here … Read More

Is Property (Still) The Holy Grail For Doctors And Dentists?

Yves SchoofInvestments

It is no secret that doctors and dentists have a love affair with property. However, all too often property investment and negative gearing is seen as the holy grail of wealth creation, and aggressively promoted by various medical accounting and financial planning groups. My belief is that there is a tremendous amount of risk involved with pursuing this single strategy. … Read More

When should doctors and dentists start investing?

Yves SchoofInvestments

This is one of the most common questions I get asked…and it is probably one of the best questions as well. Whilst it makes sense to pay off your home mortgage as quickly as possible, I believe it can also make perfect sense to start investing while you still have a mortgage. Because the younger you start, the longer compounding … Read More