Insights

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.

A story about a banker and his standard deviations

No golden rules, Shaw

A story about a banker and his standard deviations

If you’ve not yet heard this true story of the Investment Banker and his standard deviations, read on. This ludicrous but funny story might just help you remember one of the most important things about investment risk – and it’s this. The model the ‘experts’ use is wrong!

What’s your life story, and how has it affected your attitude to money?

What's your life story?

What’s your life story, and how has it affected your attitude to money?

This Insight is for you if you’re aged between 25 and 65, and striving to achieve more in your life, but feel that your attitude to money might be holding you back. Here you’ll learn a proven and powerful exercise to discover how your unique life story might have affected your attitude to money, and how…

The Price is Right is a game show

The price is right

The Price is Right is a game show

If you’ve only ever heard the theory of investing that says, ‘the price is always right’… then you’ve only heard half the story. And that can be dangerous at times like this.

Common sense about money and life

Common Sense

Common sense about money and life

In this Insight, I’ll explore the evidence on how common sense (and other normal human behaviours) can cause our biggest mistakes – both with our money and, more generally, in life. And, of course, I’ll offer you some ideas for dealing with this fact. Chunky Insight: 5 to 15 minute read, depending on your speed

10 steps to project success (1&2)

10 steps to project success (1&2)

10 steps to project success (1&2)

If you’re striving for more success on an important project (at home, in your job or your own business), this new series of Insights is for you. Here I’ll share 10 fundamental steps for getting your project on the road to success… …or cancelled as quickly as possible if it needs to be – before…