Insights

Why you need balanced views when investing

Why you need balanced ideas on investment risk

Why you need balanced views when investing

In this Insight, I’ll talk about where you might find more balanced views when investing your money in stock markets. The above video covers a lot of what’s in this Insight. So, if you prefer that format, watch that. Images in the video used under a Creative Commons License listed with attributions here

How to test your investment adviser

Mencken. Clear, Simple & Wrong. Paul Claireaux

How to test your investment adviser

This Insight will equip you to test your investment adviser about your expected investment returns. If you think this is useful guidance and you want to help me stop the spread of misleading information from parts of the multi-trillion pound (dollar) investment industry, then please share:-)

Investment risk bubbles are everywhere

bubbles everywhere

Investment risk bubbles are everywhere

Hey guys, I’ve just updated this long post on investment risks and hope you find it useful. I last updated it in February 2018, have been updating it since September 2016 – and yes, I will update it again, if something significant changes. For now, the risks in markets appear to be getting higher.

Why behaviour change takes time

kicking bad habits

Why behaviour change takes time

If you’ve ever tried to kick a bad habit and replace it with a good one – or you know someone who has – you’ll know it isn’t easy. Yes, there are plenty of products that promise to help us with various unhealthy habits, but we need to check for evidence, (with our doctor, if…

Here’s my happiness list

Here’s my happiness list

How often do you stop and think about what’s really important for your personal happiness? What activities seriously lift your mood – without giving you a hangover afterwards? In this extract from one of my books – I’ll tell you mine.

Can you help spread betting Joe?

Joe and Naomi

Can you help spread betting Joe?

Updated following the tragic recent death of ‘day trader’ Alex Kearns. This Insight is aimed at helping anyone (like my fictional character Joe, in the story below) to understand the real and horrendous risks of spread betting before it’s too late. Please share with your friends.