Articles by Paul Claireaux

Are you being overcharged?

on your pension and investment plans?

The overcharging Rhino

Are you being overcharged?

on your pension and investment plans?

So, are you being overcharged by this sort of character on your pension or investment plans? The Rhino is a thick-skinned salesperson who charges a lot 😊 and you might be shocked to see how their charges add up!

Start with why but…

don't forget what, when, how, where and who

Start with why but...

Start with why but…

don't forget what, when, how, where and who

A great many business and marketing consultants have fallen in love with Simon Sinek and his book, ‘Start with why’… but not everyone is that keen on Sinek’s ideas, and here’s why!

Why most managers take bigger risks with your money, than you’d expect.

The story of Tony Dye

Tony Dye. Bulls and Bears. Paul Claireaux

Why most managers take bigger risks with your money, than you’d expect.

The story of Tony Dye

In this extract from chapter 5 of my book ‘Who misleads you about money?’ I explore the story of Tony Dye to help you understand why most fund and wealth managers will always take bigger risks with your money than you might reasonably expect. Dye was the chief investment officer at Philips and Drew when…

Achieve more of what you want

Simply by changing one word you use

Achieve more of what you want

Simply by changing one word you use

We’ve already seen how most people fail on most of their personal goals and explored seven ways to help you achieve more of yours. Here, I just want to share one of the most powerful ideas I’ve ever found for getting more done.

Is your mood being manipulated?

To get you spending *all* your money today?

Jenny Shoo

Is your mood being manipulated?

To get you spending *all* your money today?

In this extract from Chapter 1 of my book, ‘Who misleads YOU about money?’ we’ll learn how we’re tricked into spending all our money today. This matters because the result is our failure to save for our big, long term financial life goals – for ourselves and our loved ones.

The Nobel name dropping game

depends on which name you drop

Modern Portfolio Theory. Paul Claireaux

The Nobel name dropping game

depends on which name you drop

Working inside the Financial Services industry for 25 years, and observing it from the outside for another ten, I guess I’ve seen a lot of what goes on. I know what good (and fair priced) financial products, and financial advisers, look like, and many of those advisers are really good at their job. However, they’re…