Insights

Self employed solace

Self employed solace

The government (rightly) backed down on this change – after I’d written this article. But I’m leaving it here because I suspect that this change, or something similar, will occur after the next election.

Property investing. Open letter to the FCA

House prices double

Property investing. Open letter to the FCA

Open letter to the Financial Conduct Authority To whom it may concern, In addition to ‘spread betting’ I have been tracking the grossly misleading promotional activity around property investing for several years now. I first wrote about this issue in my book, “Who can you trust about money” which I published in late 2013. But this…

Spread betting. Open letter to FCA

Casino

Spread betting. Open letter to FCA

Open letter to the Financial Conduct Authority

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.

Stockmarket levels now

Earthquake

Stockmarket levels now

So, how’s the UK Stockmarket looking now? Is it safe to invest your life’s savings? This is a big question – with many possible ways of answering it – but if you had to choose just one key number for some guidance on whether Stock-markets are over (or under) priced at any given time – what…

Why most advisers don’t want you

Why advisers don't want you

Why most advisers don’t want you

If you want great quality financial advice at an affordable price you are going to struggle to find it. And that’s especially true if you’re not very wealthy OR you don’t have a super high income. The reason for this is simple and it’s the same all over the world.