Posts Tagged ‘financial life plan’

Why financial planning is not common sense

And why that’s a good thing!

Mencken. Clear, simple and wrong. Paul Claireaux

Why financial planning is not common sense

And why that’s a good thing!

A 10 to 20-minute read – depending on your speed. Most of us look for common-sense answers to various questions in life. In this Insight, we’ll explore why that is often a bad idea, particularly when it comes to money. Of course, common-sense answers to simple questions can be helpful. But with complex questions (like…

How much Investment risk is right for you?

Part one (of three): Sorting out the basics.

Swimming naked. Buffett. Paul Claireaux

How much Investment risk is right for you?

Part one (of three): Sorting out the basics.

A 5 to 10-minute read, depending on your speed. This is the first of three Insights to help you consider how much investment risk might be right for you – on each of your financial life goals. These Insights are written to help all investors (new, recent and experienced) because we all need to ensure…

Do you really need a coach?

and are they worth paying for?

Hemingway. Most people never listen. Paul Claireaux

Do you really need a coach?

and are they worth paying for?

I love that quote, don’t you? How many people do you know who really listen to you? And how many of those are able to give you informed feedback; Insights, Ideas and tools you can use ?

Seven ways to achieve more

Without working yourself into the ground

7 ways to achieve more. Paul Claireaux

Seven ways to achieve more

Without working yourself into the ground

Many of us want to achieve more of our big life goals, but the truth is that most goals are never achieved. And most New Year’s resolutions fail too! So, let’s look at why this is, and explore how you could achieve more of yours.

What is the true cost of a pension?

and why might it be LESS than 'some' experts tell you?

Cappuccino Pension. Paul Claireaux

What is the true cost of a pension?

and why might it be LESS than 'some' experts tell you?

So what is the true cost of a pension? It sounds like a simple question doesn’t it? But it’s seemingly impossible for some financial journalists to get to the bottom of it – as I summarised in this video So, let’s see how the Press and others might, inadvertently, mislead us about pensions, and if this might…

Achieve more of what you want

Simply by changing one word you use

Achieve more of what you want

Simply by changing one word you use

We’ve already seen how most people fail on most of their personal goals and explored seven ways to help you achieve more of yours. Here, I just want to share one of the most powerful ideas I’ve ever found for getting more done.

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