Insights

It’s OK to miss the best days

Three kinds of lies, Disraeli

It’s OK to miss the best days

If you’ve not yet heard the ‘missing the best days’ story – and even if you have . . . . . . I think we need to look at it again  – and expose it for the nonsense that it is. Because sooner or later someone is going to try to mislead you with…

The sales person’s favourite chart

Best and worst of times

The sales person’s favourite chart

The red line chart below is the financial sales person’s favourite chart about stock-market investing. Let’s see why it’s most likely NO use to you at all.

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

Why house prices will probably fall

House price crash

Why house prices will probably fall

I realise that this message (that house prices will probably fall) will not be welcomed by a lot of homeowners – and I’m sorry about that. But this site is about education and, from time to time, the facts about asset prices (houses or shares) don’t make for easy reading. That said, I think younger…

The idea that crises only occur once in a generation . . .

Generation gap

The idea that crises only occur once in a generation . . .

You may have heard some experts say that . . . the banking crisis (of 2008-09) was the last in a generation Indeed, I’ve heard one financial adviser /educator use exactly that phrase as part of his ‘investment training’ series. So I’d suggest that you don’t take that bit of his course too seriously!

Bubbles, Bubbles everywhere

bubbles everywhere

Bubbles, Bubbles everywhere

Hey guys, I’ve been updating this warning note for many months now. If you’ve not seen it before – please read it carefully before you talk to your usual financial adviser. And please be especially wary of financial advisers / wealth managers (or bloggers) who tell you to ‘relax’ and ignore the markets. That sort…