Don’t listen to what people say, look at what they do

Don’t listen to what people say, look at what they do

Next up is the old adage, don’t listen to what people say, look at what they do. Central banks have become net buyers of gold since 2009 and the Chinese are buying it like the clappers. There are many suggesting that at some point China will declare its currency to be backed by gold. Their […]

Foible Combat

Foible Combat

Unfortunately your brain is hardwired to perform badly under certain conditions. The good news is that you are not alone – everyone else has exactly the same issues – so whilst it’s not a personal criticism I’m afraid it is still relevant. Now I’m not going to expose all of your mental foibles here, you […]

Positively Outrageous

Positively Outrageous

Let’s rewind a second to investigate how most of our money in the UK is currently created. In the last post we have touched on how the government/central bank can literally ‘print’ it out of thin air but you may not be aware that your privately owned High St bank also can do the same.  […]

You’ve got to pick a pocket or two

You’ve got to pick a pocket or two

I postulated at the end of my last article that the government is going to steal lots of money from you – whether you have any savings or not – so an explanation of how that is going to happen may be helpful before we move onto what you can do to protect yourselves. Let’s […]

Banks Love You

Banks Love You

Congratulations you are a creative. The right side of your brain dominates your left which amongst other things makes you fun to hang out with. In fact we should go for a beer sometime. However, one possible flip-side to this zest for an unconventional life is having a low boredom threshold and, let’s face it, […]