How Can A Financial Adviser Help You Be Happy?

How Can A Financial Adviser Help You Be Happy? One truth that comes from the study of financial wellbeing is that we don’t generally know what makes us happy. How can we become more aware of our own wellbeing, and what are the barriers we need to overcome? Society’s Barriers To Happiness Strange as it [...]

By | 2019-12-09T12:51:00+00:00 December 8th, 2019|Wellbeing|0 Comments

The Financial Wellbeing Of Kurt Cobain

When Kurt Cobain was growing up in the Pacific Northwest, he lived on the edges of society. He was a grungy independent music kid, and his currency of coolness would have been finding records that nobody else had heard of, and then sharing them with his friends. He formed the band Nirvana out of a [...]

By | 2018-10-08T10:15:47+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Wellbeing|Comments Off on The Financial Wellbeing Of Kurt Cobain

Beliefs Are Not Truths: Challenging Self-Limiting Beliefs

How do we tackle self-limiting beliefs? We form beliefs from a cycle that is happening all the time. An experience leads to reflection, which results in a conclusion, which leads to us behaving in a certain way. How can we challenge this to create more financial options in life

By | 2017-10-17T13:28:13+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Wellbeing|Comments Off on Beliefs Are Not Truths: Challenging Self-Limiting Beliefs

Episode 15: Redefining “Goals” With Carl Richards

In this episode, join Chris, David and Tommo as they discuss objectives. A crucial stage of Financial Wellbeing is "A Clear Path To Identifiable Objectives.", in Episode 4 we zoomed in on "A Clear Path", and in this episode we zoom in on "Identifiable Objectives.".

By | 2017-11-14T10:10:50+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Financial, Podcast, Wellbeing|Comments Off on Episode 15: Redefining “Goals” With Carl Richards

Episode 14: Busting Myths

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...

By | 2017-11-14T10:09:54+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Financial, Pension, Planning, Podcast, Retirement, Wellbeing|Comments Off on Episode 14: Busting Myths

Episode 13: Philanthropy – Behind The Scenes

In our last episode, we looked at some of the principles behind Philanthropy. Today, we delve further into the world of giving by examining how Charities apply these principles practically. We are joined by two respective experts: Edward Thomas of Oxfam and Julian Withers of Jessie May.

By | 2017-11-14T10:08:38+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Financial, Podcast, Wellbeing|Comments Off on Episode 13: Philanthropy – Behind The Scenes

Lost in the tunnels

Outside of work, I write and perform spoken word poetry. This hobby sees me attending several events each week, either to perform or to watch others perform. The worlds of finance and poetry are not noted for their overlap, and this happy fact allows me healthy time away from both during the long mental traverse from one world to the next. Recently, however, I was visited by a rare moment of confluence. Allow me to explain.

By | 2017-01-23T17:09:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Financial, Wellbeing|Comments Off on Lost in the tunnels