Insights

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.

How to turn £2,400 into £20,000 with simple financial magic

Financial magic

How to turn £2,400 into £20,000 with simple financial magic

How would you like to learn some real financial magic? Well, this might be one of the most magical money ideas you’ll ever see. But, before you read on, I must warn you . . . the key idea here might not help you personally. It all depends on your circumstances. That said, if you…

10 money matters to master

GP Doctor

10 money matters to master

This is my second Insight on how to approach your financial planning. Here, in this quite chunky post – I’ve outlined ALL 10 of the big financial ‘areas’ of your life – that you may need to address. You might want to check which of these need your immediate attention.

The Nobel name dropping game

Name dropper game

The Nobel name dropping game

Working inside the Financial Services industry for 25 years (and observing it from the outside for another five) I guess I’ve seen most of what goes on there. I know what good (and fair priced) financial products – and financial advisers – look like. And some of those financial advisers are really good at their job….

Why RISK really matters in retirement

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Why RISK really matters in retirement

This updated extract about investment risk is from my first book, ‘Who can you trust about money?’ (2013) It also appeared in Investor’s Chronicle in 2014. See here Since that time, a lot of stock markets around the world have climbed to historical highs (on a valuation basis) so it’s right to revisit the issue…

21 of my favourite quotes about science and truth?

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21 of my favourite quotes about science and truth?

Here are a few of my  favourite quotes on science and truth.