It’s easily overlooked, but the financial services industry is just that, an industry. Like any business, it survives by selling products and services. Some of these meet genuine needs. Many, though, owe more to marketing and emotion than substance. Investment … Continued

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23rd December 2019

No regrets

Regret. This single emotion has been cited by Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman as probably the greatest enemy of good decision-making in personal finance. It is often the driving force behind panicky attempts to time the market, buying at the top … Continued

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20th December 2019

Everyone loves a Christmas Quiz

Do you know your yield curve from your dilution levy or your benchmark from your systematic risk? No, well you’re not alone. The investment industry is awash with jargon, so here’s our festive attempt to demystify it all. Pop on … Continued

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Have you read any ‘2020 outlooks’ yet? There is something about the turn of the calendar year that brings out the thumb-suckers in the media, as sage reflection on the year just past gives way to blue-sky speculation about the … Continued

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‘Tis the season for Christmas jumpers, but before jumpers came aprons. Last week, staff across our offices rolled up their sleeves and got baking for the Carbon Christmas charity bake sale. Our kitchens temporarily resembled an episode of the Great … Continued

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THE Carbon team joined forces with Perthshire Chamber of Commerce to support the Barrie Douglas Foundation. The charity was chosen to benefit from the 2019 Chamber Golf Day held at Pitlochry Golf Club over the summer. Carbon have supported the … Continued

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Barry states that the uncertainty caused by Brexit should be put into context. it’s not any worse than some of the other major economic challenges we’ve lived through over the last few decades like Black Monday, the Dotcom bubble or … Continued

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