Archive for 2023

Guest Blog: which is a better investment strategy, the S&P 500 or the MSCI World Index

This week we have a guest blog from ChatGPT. If you haven’t heard of ChatGPT yet, it is an artificial intelligence tool designed by OpenAI. I typed in “write a 500 word essay on which is a better investment strategy, the S&P 500 or the MSCI World Index”. Within seconds, it started to type out […]

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The best start you can have in life is having rich parents

The best start you can have in life is having rich parents

Brooklyn Beckham, son of David and Victoria Beckham, has had many careers. One was as a photographer, and he published a book of his work called What I see. This included the silhouette of an elephant where he took the photo facing the sun. The photograph had the caption “elephants in Kenya, so hard to […]

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The myth of the overnight success

The myth of the overnight success

We constantly read about overnight success stories. Young people who come from nowhere to own multi billion dollar businesses. At the same time, young people are looking at their starting salary out of college and wondering where they got it all wrong. How come they aren’t earning the big bucks? It’s all a myth. The […]

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Diversification in action

Diversification in action

For years, tech stocks were all the rage. The Nasdaq 100 post double digit returns for eight of the ten years up to the end of 2021. The other two years posted returns of 4.58% and 9.91% (you could round this up to double digits!). With returns over 30% for last three of those years, […]

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