Tag: your future

JOHN

JOHN – I asked John how long he had been a taxi driver. Three years, he said, although he previously drove taxi’s in the 70’s. So, I asked him, what happened in between? He told me that he ran a large transport company for many years, unfortunately, the margins were low and one year his company […]

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Happy Daze

Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk, Talk about things you’d like to do. You got to have a dream, If you don’t have a dream, How you gonna have a dream come true? Talk about the moon floatin’ in the sky Lookin’ at a lily on the lake; Talk about a bird learnin’ how to […]

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Turning Financial Planning on Its Head

Turning Financial Planning on Its Head  – Paul Armson’s latest book expresses the opinion that many financial advisers are promoting products, rather than providing solutions for their clients. A solution based approach via delivered comprehensive financial planning may be more helpful in the long run. Paul’s viewpoint serves as a timely reminder to both advisers and […]

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2016 – What a Year for Investors !

2016 – What a Year for Investors !  Politicians around the world are getting increasingly nervous, voters have it seems lost their senses, or have they? After the shock of Brexit and the (alleged) shock of Trump, it would appear that voters are not doing what they are told by the liberal elite and sections […]

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Quantitative Easing – and – The Mad Hatters Tea Party

Quantitative Easing – and – The Mad Hatters Tea Party [Spot the Difference]. With the latest pronouncements on quantitative Easing [QE], you might be forgiven that the world has gone slightly MAD. The Bank of Japan for example has been propping up the Japanese market by making very large capital investments into Japanese companies is […]

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Forward Financial Planning – What does it Mean?

Forward Financial Planning – What does it Mean?  In the first instance it means finding the time to take stock of all of your current assets and income streams and then projecting these forward, to enable you to understand your future income shortfall. Secondly whilst you still have time and the money to be able […]

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I Don’t Want to Retire !

I Don’t Want to Retire ! – This is often stated by people with retirement on the horizon, after being active for many years and concerned about what to do when they retire. However it is also often yet another excuse for not creating sufficient wealth for you and your family so that when you are […]

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TIME

TIME – We rarely stop to think about time (we don’t have time to), but time is a gift, that can’t be replaced. Time can be filled with love, hate, joy, laughter, pain, sorrow, anger, kindness …… Many talk about equality but the only true equality is time, as every day time is equally allotted to […]

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