Wealth Building

The Road Less Travelled

Jeff Bezos, founder, chairman, CEO, and president of Amazon is one of the richest men in the world. In a meeting with Warren Buffett, he asked America’s most prolific investor, “Your investment thesis is so simple. You’re one of the richest guys in the world, and it’s so simple. Why doesn’t everyone just copy you?” Warren Buffett responded […]

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Lessons From My Mentors

As a personal finance blogger, I’ve gone through my fair share of financial advice books. Let’s face it: many of them can be quite dull. They’re filled with investment strategies and tax loopholes but often miss the human touch, making them feel like repetitive lectures rather than engaging lessons. This is why I’ve turned to

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Take The First Step

Throughout my career, I’ve noticed a fascinating contradiction: the gap between what we know and what we actually do. I’ve come to realise that the most effective financial guidance must be rooted in an understanding of human behaviour, not just in number crunching, because humans are a strange bunch, endlessly intriguing and often unpredictable. It’s

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Clarity In Chaos

The ever-changing landscape of financial markets often compels us to fixate on the immediate: Why did the market dip by 2% today? What moves will the Fed make next? What are the key themes shaping the markets for the coming years? Such questions form the heartbeat of the investment sector. They fuel narratives, drive sales,

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Taking the Scenic Route

Adopting a long-term investment strategy may seem counterintuitive. After all, how could doing less or paying less attention yield better results? This apparent simplicity is deceptive; embracing long-termism is theoretically straightforward but practically challenging. Our natural instincts and the environment around us constantly nudge us towards short-term decisions. Overcoming these impulses to focus on the

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Why Are You An Investor?

The world of investing often mirrors the allure of entering a lottery. Just as with lotteries, where the chances of hitting the jackpot are minuscule, we find ourselves drawn to investment strategies with similarly low odds of success. This fascination often leads us to make decisions that are not in our best interest. Here is

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