Protecting from Disasters

How to manage your workers

For great results and great working relationships

Elements of people management

How to manage your workers

For great results and great working relationships

You have a great deal to think about if you manage other workers. And it’s doubly hard to get it all right, all of the time, if you’re working flat out to run your own business.

Why I get IRATE

and why you might want to, too

Don't get Cross

Why I get IRATE

and why you might want to, too

So, why do I get IRATE and why might you want to too? Well, in a nutshell, because once you’ve got IRATE, you’ll know how to plan your financial life and help your loved ones do the same.

The idea that crises only occur once in a generation . . .

. . . is simply not true.

Generation gap

The idea that crises only occur once in a generation . . .

. . . is simply not true.

You may have heard some experts say that . . . the banking crisis (of 2008-09) was the last in a generation Indeed, I’ve heard one financial adviser /educator use exactly that phrase as part of his ‘investment training’ series. So I’d suggest that you don’t take that bit of his course too seriously!

Bubbles, Bubbles everywhere

but not everyone believes they exist

bubbles everywhere

Bubbles, Bubbles everywhere

but not everyone believes they exist

Hey guys, I’ve been updating this warning note for many months now. If you’ve not seen it before – please read it carefully before you talk to your usual financial adviser. And please be especially wary of financial advisers / wealth managers (or bloggers) who tell you to ‘relax’ and ignore the markets. That sort…

US House prices now

House prices USA

US House prices now

So yesterday, Janet Yellen raised interest rates in the US of A. By 0.25% Yes, a full quarter of one per cent. Whoop di doo !

How safe is YOUR money in the bank?

And how you can make it safer

Bank queue

How safe is YOUR money in the bank?

And how you can make it safer

So, how safe is your money in the bank? Ten years ago, this week, there were queues of people outside branches of Northern Rock Bank. People who were desperate to get their money out because they feared that the bank was insolvent.

Who should you vote for?

The triumph of evil

Who should you vote for?

Here’s a thought on the coming fight against political extremists. (You’ll find that quote at the entrance to the Holocaust exhibition at London’s Imperial War Museum) There can be no doubt that the people want change and are gravitating towards the political extremists who promise it. The question is – do we need their sort…

One good thing about Trump

One good thing about Trump

This political type of Insight is rare for me but this issue comes down to human behaviour and I have something to say about that. Yesterday, Donald Trump took a another big step towards chaos in the USA – and around the world – with his latest ‘executive order’ – on immigration.

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