Category Archives: Investment Concepts

Surrender Control to Achieve Your Purpose.

700 words. After talking on the phone for a couple of hours, my colleague turned to me with a satisfied smile and said “she finally got the message.” He had been considering her application to be accepted as a charity … Continue reading

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Protect Your Brain, Improve Your Career

Fortune Magazine published a short article noting that some of the habits psychologists say we should adopt to avoid dementia in later life are also the kind of habits which will make us more successful in the office workplace. They … Continue reading

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Consumed

This documentary could have been twenty minutes shorter without losing much of its message. But it’s worth watching as an introduction to thinking about adopting a more minimalist lifestyle. It discusses how consumerism developed and took hold after the second … Continue reading

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Getting a Job – How to Follow Up After the Interview.

530 words. You’ve got your heart set on getting that job. You’ve had the interview and given it your best shot. But the interviewer was non-committal, told you they’d let you know in a few days. But every day seems … Continue reading

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Understand Your Emotions to Make Money

1540 words Successful investors are able to ignore their emotions when they make a financial decision. This is particularly true with shares. In this synopsis of an essay ‘The Emotions of Risk’ by Richard A. Geist, a psychologist, we think … Continue reading

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Gold Myths 1: You Can’t Eat Gold

People who argue against investing in gold often sum up their reasoning with this falsehood. They then sit back with a smug grin as if it made some sort of sense. By ‘eating’ I think they mean ‘put into productive … Continue reading

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