A big problem for many investors is their overconfidence. They have unrealistic expectations about their own abilities at picking stocks and timing the market, and about the results they’re likely to achieve. Bent Flyvbjerg is a professor at the Saïd … Continued

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In mid-August a small group of us met early on a Saturday morning at Madderty Hall in deepest Perthshire for the first Carbon Social Cycle Club ‘easy riders’ run. The 40 mile route was challenging but beautiful, and we were … Continued

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An Englishman’s home is his castle, the saying goes. But in truth, the Scots, Welsh and Irish are just as keen on owning their own home. And for many Brits, one home is not enough; the level of buy-to-let and … Continued

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It’s no secret that active fund managers are losing business to index funds, but they aren’t going down without a fight. The big fund houses have always had large marketing budgets, and they’re drawing especially heavily on them now. As … Continued

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The first of Carbon’s ‘easy riders’ routes heads to Perthshire on 18th August. The ‘easy riders’ description refers to the pace of the ride, which will be gentle and with plenty of time for everyone to regroup.  The route, however, is … Continued

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