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Do you need to set goals?

Urgency of doing. DaVinci

Do you need to set goals?

Whether it’s on New Year’s eve – or any other day of the year – not everyone likes to set goals. Here’s a quick look at both sides of the argument.

Beware Goal Obsession

Aircraft into storm

Beware Goal Obsession

If you’re travelling anywhere by airplane in the near future, you might be pleased to know that Aviation pilots are trained to avoid ‘goal obsession’ Here’s why you need to avoid it too – and why you need to be extra ‘wary’ of those around you who don’t.

Finding more happiness at Christmas

Happiness at Christmas

Finding more happiness at Christmas

So, the pressure is on, the Christmas preparations are in their final frenetic stage. Everyone (who’s going to) has, by now, offered you their hopes that you have a ‘good one’ . . . . . . and you know that, early in the new year, you’ll be asked to confirm that it was indeed…

How to test your investment adviser

Mencken. Clear, simple and wrong

How to test your investment adviser

Here’s a quick, two part question to test your investment adviser about your expected investment returns. I’ve been writing about this issue for some time now but it can take time to ‘get through’ with important messages. So, if you think that this is important and useful guidance – please help me share. (It’s really not easy…

Can you rely on the newspapers?

Can you rely on the newspapers?

Watch that video (above) to learn why you can’t rely on the newspapers for guidance about money Of course, it’s not just the newspapers who will mislead you around money

Is your mood being manipulated?

Jenny Shoo

Is your mood being manipulated?

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.