Author: Robert Lockie

Image from Pixabay on pexels.com No doubt like many people, last week I found myself watching more of the news than usual.  Unsurprisingly given the current situation, I’ve been struck by how unremittingly bad everything seems. Of course this is nothing new and the news media thrives...

You can’t control any of the ‘stuff’ that happens in the economy or the market. Sometimes those events will be better than you expect; other times worse. The best approach is to focus on what you can control and ignore the rest. ...

Image by maxmann on pixabay.com We have seen several people recently who arrived with an existing portfolio on which they have been taking advice for several years. This is not uncommon, given that people with existing investments have either been managing it themselves or they have...

Photo credit: M.G.N. - Marcel on VisualHunt / CC BY-NC-ND ‘You take a chance getting up every morning, crossing the street or sticking your face in a fan.’ Police Lt. Frank Drebin, ‘The naked gun’ Many of the people whom we encounter, when asked about their attitude to...

Image from Jugbo on VisualHunt.com In 1997, an Austrian racing driver called Alex Wurz achieved every car racer’s dream of securing a seat in Formula 1.  His first team was Benetton, where he substituted for his countryman Gerhard Berger in Montreal when the latter was ill.  Having...