The broker and fund platform Hargreaves Lansdown has just brought out a list of recommended funds called the Wealth 50, which has received plenty of attention in the financial media. HL used to have a larger list, the Wealth 150, … Continued

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For an invention that has made investing easier, cheaper and more efficient for the masses, index funds receive a surprising amount of bad press. Here are seven common myths about the growing popularity of passive investing that should be taken … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay endured an emotional finale to the 2018 season when holding onto the all-important playing card hinged on holing his final putt at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters. Now, after a relaxing winter break, the Scot … Continued

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Despite being bombarded by emails and adverts about seasonal sales from retailers, there were no equivalents in the financial press where headlines normally read like, “Investors left reeling as markets tumble” or, “Where next for markets amidst BREXIT turmoil?”. The … Continued

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With the nights getting darker and the winter chill beginning to bite, it is time for me, the Michael Bublé of financial planning, to prepare my seasonal Christmas blog. Last year’s Christmas blog was based on Dickens’s A Christmas Carol and … Continued

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“The foodbank was there when we really needed it, it was an absolute lifeline.” This Christmas, Carbon is delighted to be supporting The Trussell Trust’s Foodbank Network as part of our festive charitable giving. The network consists of 428 foodbanks … Continued

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CARBON are proud to announce that we are partnering London Scottish Rugby Club for a series of events planned for 2019. This follows on from our sponsorship of the club’s “Legends’ Dinner” at the Hurlingham Club last year. “Carbon is … Continued

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What, one wonders, would Alfred Cowles III have made of the current ‘debate’ about active and passive investing? Cowles was born in 1891, the son of one of the founders of the Chicago Tribune. He became a successful businessman, but … Continued

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PERTHSHIRE Rugby Football Club toasted its 150th anniversary in style with a sell-out black tie gala dinner at Perth’s Dewars Centre. South African World Cup winner Bob Skinstad was joined by former Scotland captain Rory Lawson and top after-dinner speaker … Continued

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Family businesses are a significant proportion of the Scottish economy so we’re delighted to continue our support of research by Family Business United (FBU) Scotland, which highlights their valuable contribution. Our own initial involvement with family businesses typically happens at … Continued

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