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How financial education helps you

Road Trip

How financial education helps you

Are you open to thought experiments and new ideas? Ideas that could save you – or earn you – many thousands of pounds? If so, read on … because this one’s for you.

How much risk is right for you?

Four factors for risk

How much risk is right for you?

Whether you’re an existing investor or just starting out and you’re confused by all the ‘mumbo jumbo’ jargon of investing, don’t worry … …most people, including a lot of advisers are confused about it too – and for good reason, as you’ll find out below! What’s more, quite a lot of that theory (which is…

A nude way of marketing

Nude way of marketing

A nude way of marketing

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)…

The Nobel name dropping game

Modern portfolio theory

The Nobel name dropping game

Working inside the Financial Services industry for 25 years (and observing it from the outside for another five) I guess I’ve seen most of what goes on there. I know what good (and fair priced) financial products – and financial advisers – look like. And some of those advisers are really good at their job. But…

Two Nobel prize winners

Two Nobel Prize winners

Two Nobel prize winners

Some financial advisers promote their investment service as ‘robust’ because it’s based on the ideas of a particular Nobel Prize-winning economist. The trouble is, they don’t tell you about the other Nobel Prize winner of the same year  – who had very different ‘herding’ ideas about what drives prices in stock markets 😉 Here’s an…

How do house prices look now

UK Home Prices Feb update

How do house prices look now

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…