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June 27, 2024
June 26, 2024

Which is better: frequent short holidays or long breaks?

Like anything in life, work can be addictive. The level of intensity in some jobs is hard to replace. But which is best a career that is fast and full-on? Or one that is steady and consistent?
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June 26, 2024
June 26, 2024

What does a potential Labour government mean for your investments?

With the election campaigning ramping up, I have been thinking about how the result might affect the stock market.
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June 26, 2024
May 29, 2024

Redefining Success: Why Your Disposable Income Matters More Than UK’s GDP

What exactly is GDP? It’s been a long time since I studied Economics yet I still recall the concept well.
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June 26, 2024
May 29, 2024

The Dangers of Recency Bias

Even the world’s greatest investors have succumbed to our tendency to favour recent events over historic ones, also known as recency bias. This behaviour often influences others to do the same, as we are only human, after all.
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April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024

Always fleeting, never in sight: Reflections on time and what we do with it

Regardless of how we ponder time—narrated through personal stories, theoretically, through a child’s eye or literary rhetoric—it remains one constant that never changes. But our perceptions and ideas certainly can and do change, especially when it comes to the relationship between time and money.
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April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024

Markets and Indexing: What we can learn from human behaviour

Index funds are still here, and here for the long haul. After they were created in 1975 they were ridiculed and declared a fad. But fast-forward to 2024 and US$11 trillion is now invested in index funds, forming the bedrock of our Navigate Portfolios.
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April 22, 2024

Unlocking longevity: Essential tips for hip health

Hip health. This month I realised I'm more likely than most to join the 100,000 each year that require a hip replacement. What can be done to extend the life of those hips?
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March 28, 2024

When was the happiest year to be alive?

1957 - the happiest year to be alive, according to research. Any yet, why might such thinking be flawed? And, is there a better way to approach the subject of happiness?
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March 7, 2024
February 25, 2024

How to solve Solomon's Paradox

Solomon's Paradox refers to a psychological phenomenon where individuals demonstrate greater insight and reasoning in solving others' problems than their own. If we accept we're better at delivering advice to others than we are to ourselves - how can we improve our decision-making?
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