Investor Views: "I Should Have Ignored Warren Buffett"

Private investor Christopher Morris followed Warren Buffett's advice and invested in passive funds - but lost cash

Emma Simon 18 July, 2018 | 12:58PM

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Christopher Morris, a qualified part-time accountant, has been investing for around 30 years. He says: “I started investing when I was at university. I very much consider myself to be an investor, not a saver, as I’m looking for capital appreciation.

“Anyone who saves in the current monetary climate is not doing themselves any favours, and is just giving their money away because savings rates are less than inflation.”

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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