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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…

What’s the best plan for your money?

Getting Lost

What’s the best plan for your money?

Hey guys Today’s super short money question is this Where can you find the best plan for your money?

What money skill do YOU want to master?

Taming the Money Monster

What money skill do YOU want to master?

What money skills do YOU want to master? If you could master just ONE money skill now – what would it be? How to make more money without working more How I can bring my spending under control How to RATE investments BEFORE I jump in! How to connect my money to my life goals…

How safe are your bonds now?

Safe

How safe are your bonds now?

Many advisers will tell you that ‘bonds’ are the ‘safer’ part of your investment portfolio. “Your bonds will protect your funds if the riskier part (your shares) crash in value” is what they say. But that’s only right some of the time. Read on to find out how safe bonds are now – with interest…

How safe is YOUR money in the bank?

Bank queue

How safe is YOUR money in the bank?

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.