‘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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Every investing style has its time in the sun. In the past decade, the sun has shone brightly on high-relative price ‘growth’ stocks, while relatively cheap ‘value’ stocks have remained deep in the shadows, neglected and unloved. This has sparked … Continued

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CARBON Financial was proud to support a successful Paul Lawrie Foundation Golf Day at Blairgowrie Golf Club. The event raised funds for the Foundation established by the 1999 Open champion and Ryder Cup vice-captain to develop young Scottish sporting talent. … Continued

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Visiting independent financial adviser Mathias Böttcher, founder of German financial advisory company TIMABO®, reflects on a few days spent knowledge-sharing at Carbon’s Edinburgh office. Travel educates. During Spring 2019, I asked my Scottish friend and colleague Gordon Wilson if I … Continued

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15th October 2019

The race is on for Richie

This time last year Carbon’s European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay was battling to retain his Tour card. Twelve months on, he’s got his sights set on securing a coveted passport to the end of season showpiece in the Middle East. … Continued

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Much of the mainstream media commentary around investing carries with it the assumption that everyone’s goal should be to try to ‘beat’ the market. But what does that mean? And does it make any sense at all? Even the idea … Continued

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A perennial temptation for investors is the urge to quit the market at the top and to get back in at the bottom. While the lure of market timing sells millions of books and is standard fodder for financial TV … Continued

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Coming to the end of my internship with Carbon, I reflect on three weeks at its Edinburgh office, where my initial nerves were soon replaced with great enthusiasm for the engaging task I was set. A large proportion of my … Continued

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