Thanks to all who came along to the Five Ferries cycle at the end of May. Thankfully there was no last-minute cancelation this year (unfortunately we had to cancel in 2014 and 2016 due to adverse weather) and we were … Continued

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Recent Carbon intern Anurag Rai reflects on his time with the team I recall my first day at Carbon, three weeks ago, sitting in an elegant meeting room, custom-designed to reflect the brand and its core value: ‘To be the … Continued

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26th June 2018

What clients value most

According to a new survey, only ten per cent of Britons currently have a financial adviser. Aegon polled more than 900 people and found that 47% make financial decisions on their own and 40% make decisions with their partner or … Continued

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Investors, and indeed financial professionals and commentators, are often confused by the fact that Vanguard provides actively-managed funds. Vanguard is, of course, virtually synonymous with passive investing. It was Vanguard’s founder, Jack Bogle, who launched the first index fund for … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay will have Scotland cheering him on when he tees up at the US Open which begins at historic Shinnecock Hills on Long Island on Thursday. The Edinburgh-based professional qualified for the second year in … Continued

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A Carbon Financial Partners team led the field to claim the honours at the annual Bill McLaren Foundation Golf Day held at sun-kissed Blairgowrie Golf Club. The Foundation established to support grassroots rugby and other sports in memory of the … Continued

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Of all the behavioural biases that stop investors achieving the best results, one of the most damaging is optimism bias. A closely related issue is overconfidence, which again can be very detrimental. Lisa Bortolotti is a Professor of Philosophy at … Continued

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RICHIE Ramsay has long forgotten how many golf courses he has played around the world as an amateur and long-time member of the European Tour. We invited him to list his top three favourites. It was a tough task but … Continued

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Interest in ethical investing has grown significantly over the last few years. Ethical investors want to see a good financial return, but they also want to invest in a way that, in some small way, helps to make the world … Continued

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BLAIRGOWRIE Golf Club hosted a new, high profile junior golf tournament on the Scottish calendar. The team at Carbon Financial Partners were delighted to play our part in the success of the inaugural event. The three-day “Barrie Douglas Scottish Junior … Continued

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