Sir Francis Galton is one of the most important intellectuals the majority of us have never heard of. Born in Birmingham in 1822, Galton’s interests included statistics, sociology, psychology, anthropology and meteorology. He was also an explorer and inventor. Little … Continued

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Broadly, there are two things that prevent most people having a successful investment experience: costs and behaviour. As more and more investors are coming to realise, using index funds dramatically reduces the fees and charges you pay; compounded over decades … Continued

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Meir Statman is one of the world’s best-known experts on behavioural finance. A Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University, he attempts to understand how investors make financial decisions and how those decisions are reflected in the markets. He’s recently … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay enjoyed his biggest career pay-day when he finished joint second at the recent Duty Free Dubai Irish Open at Portstewart, paving the way to the 146th Open championship this week at Royal Birkdale. In … Continued

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Once again, we were fortunate to get a clear, dry day to tackle the superb course at Blairgowrie Golf Club and we were delighted to be joined by some sports personalities who made their name in Bill’s beloved sport.  From … Continued

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Wherever you look, there’s no shortage of advice on how to invest your money. There are far more options open to investors today than there have ever been. But don’t let the welter of choice out there distract you from … Continued

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Carbon is delighted to be sponsoring good friend and much-loved rugby legend Iain Milne, aka ‘The Bear’, in his formidable challenge to lose 100lbs in weight by September 2017 to raise awareness of depression. Carbon will pay £10 for each … Continued

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Scotland Sevens international star James Fleming has clocked up more than 100 tries for his country, and still counting. He’s an integral part of Scotland’s professional squad, competing in the HSBC 7s World Series, taking in cities like Dubai, Cape … Continued

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Whether it’s the print media (principally the weekend money sections or investment magazines) or their online equivalents, there are plenty of places for investors to look for advice about investing. There are some excellent journalists out there, writing about personal finance, … Continued

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Although Carbon’s principles of evidence-based investing are founded on academic research dating back to the 1950s, new data is being produced all the time, providing us with an ever-clearer picture of how best to invest. The fund industry likes to … Continued

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