We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page.
If you close this message or continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies on this devise in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.


Portfolio Clinic

Reader Portfolio: Peter

Is a 6 per cent yield at age 78 too risky?

Peter has a high-yield portfolio and wants to adopt the same strategy for capital from the sale of a buy-to-let property. Our experts warn that high income comes at a price

Free expert advice

Submit your portfolio and have it audited by Chris Dillow, Investors Chronicle economist, and other selected top industry experts.

Recent portfolio reviews

    1. Reader portfolio: Anonymous

      Will I breach the £1m pensions allowance?

      By Moira O'Neill | 15 May 2015

      This investor has a £500k Sipp, a defined-benefit pension and expects to hit the lifetime allowance for pensions.

    2. Reader portfolio: Philip

      Am I too aggressively positioned at age 58?

      By Moira O'Neill | 07 May 2015

      This investor expects to live a long time and doesn't see a good reason to adopt a conservative stance for his investments

    3. Reader portfolio: Jake

      Fine tuning my Isa to supplement pension income

      By Moira O'Neill | 01 May 2015

      Our reader is approaching retirement and wants to know how to reduce his funds and add increased diversification to his individual savings account portfolio

    4. Reader portfolio:

      Investors divided on election action for portfolios

      By Emma Agyemang | 29 April 2015

      Some fund managers urge investors to defend their portfolios in the face of political uncertainty. Others say politics and market timing don't mix

    5. Reader portfolio: Mark

      23-year-old has "talent for equity research"

      By Moira O'Neill | 23 April 2015

      Our experts say this beginner investor is overconfident about his abilities and give him some tips on how to be more realistic.

Advertiser reports

Register today and get...

Register today and get...
Please note terms & conditions apply