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Michael Overton

Michael Overton previously worked for AES International

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Investment

Kind of weird, but VERY profitable

By: Michael Overton
August 4th, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 4 minutes]

Disretionary Fund Management

"Straightforward, lacking in imagination"

This is the investment style championed by the Nobel Prize winning Economist, William Sharpe.

Contrary to our natural desires, brain-numbing boredom is the ONLY truly enlightened state when it comes to investing.

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Financial Education

Learning to live with uncertainty

By: Michael Overton
July 27th, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 2 minutes]

Anyone who knows about the financial markets will tell you that if there’s one thing markets don’t like, it’s uncertainty.

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Investment

What’s the best way to diversify your investments?

By: Michael Overton
July 26th, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 3.5 minutes]

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned from more than 60 years of Nobel prize winning research on portfolio construction, it’s that diversifying your investments is a good idea.

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Investment

Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse

By: Michael Overton
July 13th, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 4 minutes]

Prepare for the zombie apocalypseThe course for destruction is set.

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Investment

What you need to know about investment risk

By: Michael Overton
June 28th, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 3.5 minutes]

You can’t get away from the fact that all investing involves a degree of risk.

The value of your investments can go down as well as up and you may get less back than you invested.

In some cases, you could even lose your entire stake.

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Financial Education

Where do astronauts pay tax?

By: Michael Overton
June 22nd, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 2.5 minutes]

Tim Peake landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday 18th June.

After a mind-bending mission 250 miles above us on the $150,000,000,000 International Space Station, we all welcome him back to Earth with much admiration.

Now with an extra 71 million miles under his belt, Tim is undoubtedly a global expat…

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Financial Education

How to pick a financial adviser

By: Michael Overton
June 21st, 2016

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Would you trust this man as your international financial adviser?

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Investment

The one thing awesome investors ignore

By: Michael Overton
June 14th, 2016

[Estimated time to read: 2.5 mins] 

Because of the growth of the internet, and online social networks in particular, the traditional media plays a smaller part in our lives than it once did.

But it remains very influential.

Indeed, many investors still look to the media for guidance when deciding what to do.

Is it a good idea?

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