Bonds: All risk, no reward

Historically, there have been very good reasons to invest in government bonds. Now, I don’t believe there are. Find out why…

In praise of the lightweight life

You don’t have to become a full-time globetrotter – you can still get most of the benefits by embracing a “lightweight life”…

Are Premium Bonds worth investing in?

Premium Bonds are a thoroughly bizarre savings product: one I’d paradoxically call a “safe gamble”. But are they worth investing in?

In praise of procrastination

Don’t beat youreself up for procrastinating – instead, turn it into a tool to understand yourself better.

The four-second meditation practice

I’ve given meditation a fair crack – and it just hasn’t worked for me. I have, however, found a way to get most of the benefits in just a few seconds per day.

My 10 rules for life

Bonus rule #0: Don’t take life advice from random people on the internet. But if you did, here’s what I’d pass on…

How money is created

Money in the UK isn’t created how you expect, or by whom you expect. The real answer is so simple it might take some getting to grips with…

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