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The dark side of index trackers

Flying into a storm

The dark side of index trackers

Some investment “experts” will tell you that there’s no point paying a fund manager to manage your money. You don’t need them to pick the shares, or sectors or countries to invest in, they say, All you need to do is buy the whole world stock market with some index tracking funds. So… are they…

Do you need a motivational partner?

Walk beside me. Albert Camus

Do you need a motivational partner?

Have you heard about the Motivational Interview (MI) ? It’s the big thing in Therapy and Coaching these days. And this, briefly, is what it’s about.

The best investment advice

Your best investment ever

The best investment advice

Okay, so what’s the best investment advice you’ll ever get? Simply this. Ignore all specific investment recommendations you read in books, newspapers and online blogs. Regardless of how ‘reputable’ the writer appears to be. Their ‘recommendations’ cannot possibly be tailored to your particular circumstances.

How to value markets now

Overheated markets

How to value markets now

It’s very hot outside today. So, let’s stay in the cool and check if stock-markets might be overheated now too. And let’s use one of the most powerful tools you’ll find.

Men at work down under

Cuddly Australian

Men at work down under

I’ve recently been talking to some young Doctors who are likely to head off to find work down under.

The myth of stability and certainty

Minsky on Stability

The myth of stability and certainty

Whatever your interest (or leaning) in politics you surely, cannot have missed Theresa May’s promise of stability and certainty in the recent election campaign.