In his previous blog, former hedge fund manager Lars Kroijer, author of Investing Demystified, shared his views on the recent market turbulence, concluding that the overwhelming number of investors have absolutely no chance of outperforming the financial markets. So what, … Continued

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Last week was a volatile week for global stock markets. Even for experienced investors, episodes like these can be quite unsettling. So, what, if anything, should investors do now? Lars Kroijer is a former hedge fund manager and author whose … Continued

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Carbon was delighted to support the latest Bill McLaren Foundation’s “Voice of Rugby” dinner, along with Craneware, at Edinburgh’s Prestonfield House. It was quite an occasion on a Six Nations weekend, with the guest speakers being All Blacks legend Zinzan … Continued

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Are you one of the very fortunate minority who has a ‘gold plated’ defined benefit (often termed Final Salary) pension? You would be mad to give up the guaranteed income, right? Well, the volume of transfers is currently at a … Continued

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6th February 2018

How to find a balance

Living a happy and fulfilled life is largely about finding the right balance. We all know, for instance, that maintaining a healthy weight entails eating less and exercising more, but life would be boring if we never overindulged; and occasionally … Continued

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