ADVICE FOR THE MAJORITY

ADVICE FOR THE MAJORITY

What do advisers do? Maximise returns, protect risks, anticipate complexities, minimise costs, reduce stress, remove distractions, test assumptions, and change client’s long-term habits. Advisers are in the confidence business. They convert a client’s doubts into...
Financial adviser, imposter or both?

Financial adviser, imposter or both?

Both my parents smoked. Like chimneys. As kids, we’d munch down our morning cornflakes surrounded by last night’s dirty ashtrays. The perfect Christmas present for Dad was a sparkling new ashtray. Little did we know the dangers of smoking. Kind of...
Amazon Advice – The consequences of ‘good advice’

Amazon Advice – The consequences of ‘good advice’

Amazon Advice is coming to a screen near you. It is already happening. Wesfarmers recently bought a large telehealth business – Instantscripts – for $135m. This purchase was in addition to the company’s $1B acquisition of the Priceline Pharmacy chain...
Fighting Helplessness

Fighting Helplessness

Heard of Learned Helplessness? It is a condition first researched in the 1960s by a team of psychologists that included Professor Martin Seligman. A group of dogs were given mild electric shocks. Some dogs could press a button to stop the shocks, while a second group...
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