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Portfolio Clinic

Reader Portfolio: Anonymous

Building a portfolio to provide for a spouse

Our reader wants to construct a portfolio that will provide a retirement income for his wife and won't need too many adjustments

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Recent portfolio reviews

    1. Reader portfolio: Anonymous

      Targeting a strong return to fund care home costs

      By Chris Dillow, David Liddell, Sarah Lord & Rachel Winter | 28 April 2016

      Our reader wants a return of 6 per cent a year to fund care home costs

    2. Reader portfolio: Andrew Heard

      Broaden your holdings to maintain your returns

      By Chris Dillow, Philip Milton & Stephen Peters | 21 April 2016

      Our reader should invest his wife's portfolio in a wider range of assets, including fixed-interest, to maintain good returns

    3. Reader portfolio: Mr Vince

      Assessing the risks worth taking

      By Chris Dillow, Nigel Hibbert & Mark Richmond-Watson | 14 April 2016

      Our reader wants to achieve better returns even if that means higher risk

    4. Reader portfolio:

      Too much cash to achieve the targeted return

      By Chris Dillow and Nick Sketch | 07 April 2016

      Our reader wants a 4 per cent return but to achieve this he will need to decrease his cash allocation

    5. Reader portfolio: Anonymous

      No goal and inflated expectations

      By Chris Dillow, Helal Miah & Russ Mould | 29 March 2016

      Our reader needs to lower his expectations and diversify his portfolio

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