We don't always know how we are going to react to a situation until we face it. So how do we predict our future behaviour when creating a financial plan? In this blog post Chris talks cricket and how we can make better decisions when it comes to money.
We're here to challenge some standard ideas about money. In this episode, Chris and David are joined by Producer and Chartered Financial Planner Tom Morris. Adding to the (already palpable) excitement, this episode was recorded on the due date of Tom's first child. At 06:45, he receives a call from his wife...
This article was written by Jeff Prestridge, the Personal Finance Editor of The Mail On Sunday. It was originally published on The Financial Times Adviser website here, entitled 'Bigger picture for financial planning'. Sometimes, consumer personal finance journalism lets the public down. Not always (as I hear some of you say), just occasionally. Mea culpa and all that.
Episode 2: The Wellbeing From Stuff In this episode, Chris and David talk about the Wellbeing that can be derived from possessions versus experiences. They talk about the relationship between money and Wellbeing, and how to use one to achieve the other. 1:26 – What’s Your Relationship To Money, Twitter @FinWellbeing. @JDLConsultants, @CashQuestions, @DoYouPunctuate, @SJTanton, @100_joanne, [...]
Episode 1: An Introduction To Financial Wellbeing In this episode, you'll learn what Financial Wellbeing is and how it relates to Wellbeing generally. You will meet Chris Budd, author of The Financial Wellbeing Book as he talks with actor and writer David Lloyd. You'll hear a bit of background behind the book, and why Chris [...]
The penultimate chapter in The Financial Wellbeing Book is called Taking Advice Or Do It Yourself? Now, you might think that, having been a financial planner for many years, I might be a little biased on this topic. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. The book advocates a ‘Know Thyself’ approach. Work out [...]
There are a few ideas to do with money that are accepted as standard wisdom, that are taken as read and not challenged. Until now... Why Are We So Obsessed With Accumulating Capital? When we get to that nirvana point of having flexibility over our time, what is it that we want from our money? [...]