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Why I love and loath libertarians; my tribute to Malcolm Small

Today is Malcolm Small’s funeral and I – and I hope others – will be descending on Bath this evening for the service and the wake. I didn’t know Malcolm well, I knew him badly. We quarrelled a lot, as … Continue reading

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Malcolm Small

William Robbins,  (a friend to Malcolm) has published this piece on the news of his death. I wish his family and his friends well and I hope that Malcolm’s spirit will remain with us, though he himself is gone. Otto Thoresen  … Continue reading

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Why I lost my temper (over transfers).

I can lose my temper, I am always sorry when I do, but learning why I do, helps me understand my vulnerabilities. I lost my temper at a TISA “deep-dive” into decumulation. I’d listened to a session from the FCA at which I’d queried … Continue reading

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How Malcolm Small was ahead of his time

Update I wrote this article 6 years ago, 4 years before the Pension Freedoms (which Malcolm Small predicted). Malcolm is now dead and this article is dedicated to his memory. It was originally called “Sherbert Dib-Dabs for breakfast”   Malcolm … Continue reading

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