Articles by Paul Claireaux

Planning to be a parent?

Great. Just be sure to grasp the money issues too.

Happy couple

Planning to be a parent?

Great. Just be sure to grasp the money issues too.

Take a look at this short video about the pensions gap that can open up when one parent (typically ‘mum’) takes time off to raise children.

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.

Does your adviser really understand risk?

And should you find out sooner rather than later?

Mencken. Clear, simple and wrong

Does your adviser really understand risk?

And should you find out sooner rather than later?

Benoit Mandelbrot had a beautiful mind for risk. A Polish-born, French and American mathematician – he was the guy who discovered the idea of “self-similarity” in nature. You may have heard the term ‘Fractal’ which he coined to describe the beautiful and ‘apparently complex’ shapes in nature. This extraordinary simple concept explains how snowflakes are…

CAPE of good hope

A powerful tool for investors to value markets

Cape of good hope

CAPE of good hope

A powerful tool for investors to value markets

So yes, this is the CAPE of good hope. And I was lucky enough to get down there in 2016 to visit my son who was completing his medical studies in Cape Town Hospital.  If you get the chance, do visit Cape Town. It’s an amazing place with wonderful wines and scenery. And their currency has…

What’s your motivation?

And is it really that different to mine?

Achieve more of what matters to you

What’s your motivation?

And is it really that different to mine?

If you google motivation, you’ll see that there are more than one thousand million results listed. So, let’s save you from having to read all of those posts and summarise the issues that matter, right here 😉