August 2017

skyline_london
30 Aug

Investing lessons from the global financial crisis

Ten years ago this month, the global financial industry nearly came to a grinding halt. It was the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The credit crunch hit with full force when Northern Rock suffered the first run on a British bank since 1866! The...

cashpoint
30 Aug

Your Brain on Money

Here is a test for you: a bat and ball cost £1.10. The bat costs a £1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? If you’re like most people, your answer would be that the ball cost 10p. That’s obvious, isn’t? But, it’s...

why we work
30 Aug

Why We Work – by Barry Schwartz

Are you defined by your job? Have you stopped to ask, why do you do the kind of work you do? Sure, the pay cheque is a big part of it. But is that really why you do what you do? The question seems so simple....