The Weekend Starts Here....

The Weekend Starts Here....

Photo by Chloe Ridgway on Unsplash

Recent studies in the US and the UK indicate that ‘financial wellbeing’ has been deteriorating for some years now and has been exacerbated by the pandemic. The role of employers in addressing this issue is seen as having increasing importance but, as with many issues around finance, education and access to good advice should also form part of the solution [4 min read]

“Recessions tend to do harm that lasts long after the recession itself has faded.” But could COVID turn out to offer otherwise unforeseen opportunities?  [3 min read]

Reaching financial independence and stopping paid work can be a difficult transition.  The author of this next piece suggests we ask ourselves two questions to make the transition easier: What is it about work that’s rewarding that you never want to lose—and, once retired, what is it about work that you want to eliminate?  [3 min read]

Passing money to the next generation is one of the most frequent topics clients consult us on.  And the questions ‘Why?’, ‘When?’ and ‘How much?’ the most common.  [4 min read]

New research tells us (amongst other things) just how rare dinosaur fossils are.  [6 min read]

Do you have an investing edge? [4 min read]

Some of the finalists in the Bird Photographer of the Year 2021. [Photos]

And finally. This is probably the best thing I saw all week.  (H/T Bob Seawright, The Better Letter) [1:00 video]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.