“The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.” – Robert Louis Stevenson An interesting study was published recently, which found that spending money to buy time makes us happier. The study was carried out amongst adults in the...

This week’s blog  [4 min read] Next, a podcast from Freakonomics Radio.  Yes, it’s 48 minutes long, but with contributions from Eugene Fama, Ken French and Jack Bogle (amongst others), it’s an entertaining and informative 48 minutes. John Maynard Keynes on investing as a beauty contest.  [3 min read] The world’s...

I liked this article, about how the need to plan doesn’t stop once you reach Financial Independence [3 min read] How much of what you read today will you still care about a year from now? As a self-confessed bookworm, this article struck a chord with me. [2...

How not to raise a spoiled brat. One of the discussions we often have with clients with young children is about the challenge of raising children when you are a first generation wealth creator. As this article illustrates, sometimes parents find it extremely difficult to relate...

Why you never want to purchase leveraged ETFs [3 min read] Florence Nightingale invented infographics, apparently – who knew? [3 min read] One from the archives – a vintage interview with Nobel laureate Eugene Fama from 1999. [20 min video] Millionaire tells millennials: if you want a house, stop buying avocado...