How To Spend

How To Spend

Reading media reports about Johnny Depp’s financial woes (he has allegedly come close to bankruptcy despite earning $650 million over the last decade or so thanks to a serious spending habit) it brings to mind a question we all ask, what’s the right way to spend...
What’s Your Financial Personality?

What’s Your Financial Personality?

We all have very different ideas about what money means to us and we have many different, often damaging, psychological biases that impact how we make money decisions. Knowing our financial personality is the first step to making better decisions. So which one are...

Stay Invested

The U.K. votes on Thursday on whether to leave or remain in the European Union. With the two sides neck and neck in the polls, markets are extremely volatile. A vote to leave will undoubtedly cause market disruption. So what should investors do? We say, as always,...

Money and Happiness

Does more money make us happier? How exactly? And what can we learn from all the research on this topic? Here’s my slightly tongue-in-cheek summary of what psychologists are telling us.   Fact: People around the world exhibit a happiness U curve. We tend to be saddest...

5 Bad Habits To Give Up For Lent

… and forever after. 1. Counting your pennies. Much better to forget about the pennies and think long and hard about the pounds. Or in other words, spend much more time choosing a pension provider than a utility provider. 2. Expensive credit card debt. Credit cards...