They say your investment is like a bar of soap – the more you handle it, the smaller it gets. If you're tempted to dip into your long-term investments this festive season, give this blog post a read first.
Sebastian is an investment actuary with more than 15 years of financial services experience. Outside of Franc he likes sports, traveling and trying out new wines (as long as they're Shiraz!).
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