My Pension Investments Have Increased Tenfold

Investor views: Private investor Russell Fryer is banking on smaller companies to help boost the value of his pension pot 

Emma Simon 26 February, 2020 | 10:09AM

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Upon reaching their 60s, many investors are likely thinking about how to draw down from their pension pots or take an income from their investments, but Russell Fryer is still trying to grow his money. Aged 62, Russell is happy to keep taking risk as he aims to increase the value of his pension pot. 

"I have always been a higher-risk investor," says Russell. "Initially, I tended to have more money in funds but over the past 15 years or so I have been investing more into individual stocks."

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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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