16th June 2017 | Carolyn Gowen | Category: Blog | 1 minute read

 

How not to raise a spoiled brat. One of the discussions we often have with clients with young children is about the challenge of raising children when you are a first generation wealth creator. As this article illustrates, sometimes parents find it extremely difficult to relate to their children as their childhood experiences are so different. [5 min read]

 

The US Department of Labor’s Fiduciary rule came into effect last week, representing the first tiny step on the road to US advisers having to put clients’ interests first (yes, I know, crazy as it might seem they have not previously had to do this, and the new law only applies to retirement savings plans). This article illustrates how working with an adviser can actually produce a worse investment experience than going it alone. [3 min read]

 

If you are still in any doubt that AI and machine learning are the future, read this. Amazing. [2 min read]

 

Investing is personal. True, no two people will have the same investment experience. [2 min read – note you will need to scroll up to the top of the page to read the article]

 

So is risk. Our life experiences affect our perception of risk. [2 min read]

 

And finally. It’s estimated we make up to 35,000 decisions a day. Here’s how to avoid Decision Fatigue (and the potential dangers if we don’t). [4 min read]

 

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

 

Warm regards

 

Carolyn



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