One of the biggest attractions of having a broadly passive investment strategy is the simplicity of it. You don’t have to speculate on particular sectors or regions or constantly monitor how your portfolio is performing. The long-term market return is … Continued

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TEN years after he teed-up alongside Tiger Woods in his pomp, Carbon’s European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay is counting down to an appearance at the 117th US Open Championship. In 2007, the Aberdonian, courtesy of being crowned US Amateur champion … 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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The active fund management industry has been having a bad press lately, and rightly so. Around the world, and in the US in particular, investors have been pulling out of active funds in their droves as more and more evidence … Continued

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There have been some highly influential figures in the evolution of investing over the last 50 years. They include Jack Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who introduced the first retail index fund; the Nobel Prize-winning economists William Sharpe and Eugene … 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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Carbon Financial Partners was delighted to sponsor The Voice of Rugby Dinner in aid of The Bill McLaren Foundation at Prestonfield House Hotel in Edinburgh again on Friday, 24th February. This was the seventh Voice of Rugby Dinner that the … Continued

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Carbon’s investment philosophy is based on independent, peer-reviewed and time-tested academic evidence. But many investors prefer to rely on hunches and opinions, while some are even downright superstitious. In 2014, three academics looked at superstitious behaviour in the Taiwanese stock … Continued

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It’s back to work for Richie Ramsay, Carbon’s ambassador on The European Tour. So we caught up with the Scot to talk over his ambitions for the 2017 season, beginning with the Middle East Swing, which sees him competing in … Continued

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