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What is financial planning?

People will often get in touch with us because they are finding it difficult to take action or make a big decision. Having done the research they are simply over-whelmed with information. The result of this “analysis paralysis” is that … Continue reading

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What’s the point of money?

The only useful thing you can do with money is spend it. That’s right, spend it. I’ll say it again, spend it! But how? Well before we look at how, lets clarify what we mean by ‘spending’. Typically we ‘spend’ … Continue reading

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A goal without a plan is just a wish

This week from November 24th, the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) is organising Financial Planning Week – a consumer awareness campaign aimed at helping everyone take some simple steps to improve their financial situation. Financial Planning Week is about helping consumers make a difference to … Continue reading

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Accumulating without speculating

The saying goes that you must ‘speculate to accumulate’. This proverb says little to help people in search of a sensible long-term investment strategy, but it does suggest something important about one of the basic principles of investing; the relationship … Continue reading

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Nearly friend, really friend and Louis Walsh

Life is weird sometimes. Even a normal looking day can deliver unexpected surprises. Earlier this week I had a meeting in London with a potential client. Nothing strange there. Neither was it strange that this was my first meeting in … Continue reading

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