People invest for two main reasons – to grow their wealth or to protect their existing wealth. We seek to grow our wealth to reach financial goals, such as buying a home, starting a business, paying for children’s education or … Continued

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Here at Carbon, we are firm advocates of evidence-based investing. But what exactly does that mean? Well, the financial services industry is full of people making promises they can’t keep – promises about ‘beating the market’, about picking the best … Continued

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Carbon was delighted to support the 2019 Blackadders Barrie Douglas Foundation Scottish Junior Masters tournament which was held over three days at Perthshire’s Strathmore Golf Centre. The Foundation, created in memory of the former Scottish boys and R&A selector, aims … Continued

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Last Friday saw the second Carbon Social Cycle Club outing, and the second day of glorious weather! A small crew headed off on the ferry to Arran and, fuelled by the mandatory CalMac breakfast, we first took on the ‘rolling’ … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay has been mining a rich seam of form on his travels this season. We caught up with the Scot after a top 12 finish at the “Made in Denmark” tournament to reflect on his … Continued

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Award Winning, Chartered and Accredited Planning Firm, Carbon Financial Partners is looking for an experienced paraplanner to join their expanding team based in Edinburgh or Perth. The ideal candidate will have achieved diploma status or better, although we will consider … Continued

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When people think of financial planners the pop-culture references that come up most tend to be either Michael Douglas’ infamous portrayal of Gordon ‘greed is good’ Gekko or, for those of a more modern persuasion, Martin Scorsese’s ‘Wolf of Wall … Continued

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Carbon is looking to appoint a friendly, well-mannered & efficient receptionist/admin assistant, for our Perth Office. Duties to include, meeting and greeting clients, answering phones, booking and managing meeting rooms, organising taxis, couriers etc. You should have a professional and … Continued

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The third of Carbon’s seven investment principles is that ‘small’ and ‘value’ stocks have higher expected returns than the market. It’s common sense that the cheaper a stock is when you buy it, the greater the potential risk-adjusted return you … Continued

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One of our biggest financial worries is running out of money in later life. That’s why it’s so important to start investing early, to put enough money away, diversify your investments, control your costs and manage your behaviour. But it’s … Continued

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