Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

The myth of the U-shaped retirement


Abraham Okusanya is a friend to this blog; I’m pleased he’s sharing his latest research on how we spend money in retirement. We don’t always agree about the answers , but we agree about the questions! If I had a pound … Continue reading

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How the blockchain revolution could transform financial services


The technology likely to have a significant impact on the financial services industry and the world of business has arrived. Not peer-to-peer lending, artificial intelligence, big data, robo-advisers or Apple Pay – but rather blockchain, the technology behind digital currencies … Continue reading

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Poking sticks at LGPS in a “shouty” report – Johnson just isn’t helping.


In 2013 Michael Johnson of The Centre for Policy Studies  published a paper “the local Government Pension Scheme; opportunity knocks” http://tinyurl.com/jru498m. Today he publishes the sequel, “the LGPS- the lost decade”. http://tinyurl.com/jtz2jwx In the intervening period, Johnson has seen none … Continue reading

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