Insights

How not to become another boiling frog

How not to become another boiling frog

This boiling frog story is for anyone in their 30s or 40s. Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the boiling frog before but in this NEW version, it gets out of the water – long before it gets too hot.

When is a good time to invest?

When is a good time to invest?

When is a good time to invest?

Is it ALWAYS a good time to invest? Well, some advisers will tell you it is… Like Ron the Rhino here in this cartoon strip.

Want advice from millionaires?

Want advice from millionaires?

In this (quite ‘chunky’) Insight, we’ll explore the RISKS of relying on advice from millionaires. Estimated reading time 5 to 20 minutes – depending on your reading speed

Go one step beyond the efficient frontier

One step beyond

Go one step beyond the efficient frontier

If your adviser uses the term efficient frontier when talking to you about your investments – you need to read this.

Why some advisers ignore big market risks

Mark Twain

Why some advisers ignore big market risks

Here’s one reason why there’s so much bad investment advice around – even from professionals.

Does your adviser really understand risk?

Mencken. Clear, simple and wrong

Does your adviser really understand risk?

Benoit Mandelbrot had a beautiful mind for risk. A Polish-born, French and American mathematician – he was the guy who discovered the idea of “self-similarity” in nature. You may have heard the term ‘Fractal’ which he coined to describe the beautiful and ‘apparently complex’ shapes in nature. This extraordinary simple concept explains how snowflakes are…