Articles by Paul Claireaux

Are we really dumb at investing?

Or is the popular report on this wrong?

Facts from Myths

Are we really dumb at investing?

Or is the popular report on this wrong?

This site is about bringing you the best ‘Insights’ to help you make better decisions about your money. So, I spend a lot of time exposing the lies that you’ll find elsewhere. And sadly, there are a lot of people who mislead you about money … In this Insight, I’ll expose the problems with a…

Don’t worry be happy

never was - and never will be - the investment advice you need

Don't worry be happy

Don’t worry be happy

never was - and never will be - the investment advice you need

“Don’t worry be happy” is a cheery little song. But for goodness sake, let’s not confuse it – as some ‘market fanatic’ investment promoters do – with being great investment advice. That, it is not.

Would you dance with a ‘lone nut’ ?

And encourage others to join a NEW movement

Twain. Pause and Reflect.

Would you dance with a ‘lone nut’ ?

And encourage others to join a NEW movement

If you’re anything like me, you’ll know that being different can be tough some times. It’s so much easier to stick with the majority That’s not to say I go looking for arguments – but I do enjoy solving problems and looking for ways to improve the status quo. And that can ‘disturb’ people a bit…

A nude way of marketing

and ideas that might work better for you

Nude way of marketing

A nude way of marketing

and ideas that might work better for you

Whatever you think of Dr Victoria Bateman’s ideas on Brexit* … I’m guessing that this video will get your attention! *Personally, I don’t have any strong views on the issue. I’m just keen, as I suspect most of us are, for us to get past this ghastly period of uncertainty. And, getting people’s attention (being heard)…

How do house prices look now

And what might happen next?

UK Home Prices Feb update

How do house prices look now

And what might happen next?

With UK home prices having fallen (on both the Halifax and Nationwide indices) recently … it’s a good time for a fresh look at price prospects. For thoughts on USA house prices go to this page Or to see if RENTING really is ‘money down the drain’  see here Here I want to ask if UK…

US House prices now

February 2019 update

USA Home Prices

US House prices now

February 2019 update

It’s often said, in the USA, that Janet Yellen didn’t have any appetite for pricking bubbles  – or upsetting pr_cks – before her departure as the head of the US Federal Reserve. And whilst Jerome Powell (the new head of the Fed) seems happy enough to upset Trump (not difficult) … and has been raising interest rates for…

To buy or not to buy

... that is the question

Anne Hathaway's cottage

To buy or not to buy

... that is the question

To buy – or not to buy (and rent) that is the question! Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous house price growth … … OK, sorry, got carried away there. The truth is that buying a property is one of the biggest financial decisions we will ever…