£10 million is a lot of money.
For most, it seems impossible to accrue.
But it can be done…
With discipline and a plan of action.
Many investors yearn for face-to-face advice.
Personalised service from someone they can ‘trust’.
Evolution makes us this way.
But it also makes us bad investors.
Here’s why face-to-face advice may be the most expensive mistake you ever make…
“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst.”
That’s the advice I give clients.
No one knows what the future holds…
But there are ways to mitigate the impact of a downturn.
My grandmother trusted a stockbroker in a pin-striped suit.
My parents, a ‘charismatic IFA’ who’d visit their house or meet my father at his office or golf club.
Neither of these methods worked.
Overseas; financial train wrecks, car crashes and minefields abound.
In the jungle of banks, brokerages, insurance companies and advisers – is there anyone out there you can trust to care about YOU?
One late spring afternoon, this question arrived by LinkedIn message.
It joined the deluge of others.
From expats with ambitious dreams for the future who were similarly frustrated.
If not, fed up.
The truth is, a little knowledge is power.
It’s not hard to get much better results if you know how.
Most fields outside of academia are a balance of science and art.
It’s human and emotional.
Yet based on data, years of research and evidence.
A few days ago, I posted about active, passive and Dimensional funds.
Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) are known for being “the world’s largest fund company you have probably never heard of”…
Insiders know them for their Nobel prize-winning research and evidence-based approach to maximising expected returns.
One follower asked, “Why can Dimensional funds only be accessed through a financial adviser?”
The answer deserves a blog of its own.
This morning, a ‘precious metals' conference was promoted on the radio.
Lots of ‘experts’ making wild predictions.
I’m tired of the media portraying gold as a good investment.
The evidence clearly proves otherwise.