8 Common Myths About Financial Advice

Here we investigate 8 common myths about financial advice, and explain the truth behind each of them. Financial advisers will only give advice relating to investments Our financial advisers give all round advice relating to all of your financial and family matters. This includes tax advice, planning for retirement, protection policies, maximising your savings and estate planning. Only wealthy people …

How We Invest Your Money

A large part of our objectives at Clark & John is to assist clients to grow their money in risk areas that suit them. This is a brief description of one the powerful tools we use, called Optimised Asset Allocation. Everyone is aware of the old adage don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Like most old sayings, it’s …

Investigating Roulette

In previous Newsletters, we’ve looked at the chances of winning prizes on the UK National Lottery, the “birthday conundrum” and the well-named Gambler’s Fallacy. I’m continually pleased at how many clients give me positive feedback about this column, so thank-you for your kind comments and long may it continue! For this issue, I thought we’d put on our tuxedos, order …

The “Gambler’s Fallacy”

In previous newsletters, Clark & John’s probability whizz-kid Rob Clark, informed us of the actual chances of winning a prize on the UK National Lottery and also entertained readers with a fascinating article on the likelihood of multiple birthdays. For this issue, Rob looks at the “Gambler’s Fallacy”. We hear phrases all the time don’t we, like ….”it’s got a …

Probability

In the first Newsletter, Clark & John’s probability whizz-kid Rob Clark, informed us of the actual chances of winning a prize on the UK National Lottery. The favourable feedback generated by the Lotto article, has prompted Rob to turn his spotlight this time to birthdays. To begin, let me pose a question to you……. “How large should a group of …