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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Last Friday saw the first Carbon Social Cycle Club outing of the year, and we struck lucky with the weather! A handful of us enjoyed a leisurely cruise around the East Lothian coast, in large part basking in the sunshine.  … Continued

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CARBON Financial is delighted to be continuing its support for a leading Scottish junior golf event. The second “Blackadders Barrie Douglas Foundation Scottish Junior Masters” is being hosted by Perthshire’s Strathmore Golf Centre from May 31 to June 2. An … 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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· ‘Easy Riders’ East Lothian loop – 10th May 2019 · ‘Easy Riders’ Arran Loop – 24th May 2019   The Carbon Social Cycle Club kicks off the season with two ‘easy riders’ routes in May.   As a reminder, the ‘easy riders’ description refers to the pace … Continued

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People often ask us why we are called Carbon. One of the reasons is that in its purest form, Carbon takes the form of a diamond. The transparency of this precious commodity appealed to us as we have always sought … Continued

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The intellectual argument between evidence-based investing and the big fund management companies is an embarrassingly uneven contest. They have their in-house ‘research’ teams (often closely connected to the marketing department), while we, on our side, have some of the greatest … Continued

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Bill Gross, one of the world’s most famous and influential money managers, has retired at the age of 74. A specialist fixed income investor, known as the Bond King, Gross is best known for co-founding Pimco Asset Management, and for … Continued

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13th February 2019

Spring Newsletter – 2019

The uncertainty associated with the current Brexit debate is proving to be a real distraction for investors. This is understandable because it is very unsettling and markets don’t like uncertainty. This leads to lower share prices and it has a … Continued

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