Articles by Paul Claireaux

6 Investment questions to ask your adviser

And the stock answers you really must challenge

6 questions to ask PCC

6 Investment questions to ask your adviser

And the stock answers you really must challenge

In this Insight, I’ll share 6 essential questions for you to ask your adviser/wealth manager if you want to have a meaningful conversation about your investments. You can also use these questions when employing an adviser for the first time, or if you change your current one. There’s a lot of content in here: Time…

Why there’s no F in change

and why we need (a bit of) discomfort to achieve that.

Leaping for change

Why there’s no F in change

and why we need (a bit of) discomfort to achieve that.

If you want to make a change in your life, to achieve more for yourself or your loved ones, this is the best way to start that journey. This Insight is one of many you’ll find on this site that explores solid (evidence-based) ideas to help you with personal change. If you like this one,…

How to write a strong news story

but why reading those stories can mislead you

How to write a strong news story

How to write a strong news story

but why reading those stories can mislead you

What makes for a strong news story? In this Insight, I’ll share what a media trainer told me about that. I’ll also offer my own views on how the ‘strong news’ approach creates misleading and potentially harmful stories about money, investing and pensions and what you can do about it.

How to write stuff worth reading

and do something worth writing about

Franklin not be forgotten when you're dead and rotten

How to write stuff worth reading

and do something worth writing about

In this second in a series of Insights on writing (for financial advisers and product providers), I’ll explore how you can achieve both of Franklin’s goals by writing just one series of articles. Also, for anyone happy to forego the ‘fame’ opportunity, I’ll look at the minimum goals you’ll want to set for your client-facing…