Traditional finance aims to keep you 'safe' from the next frontier; they're also protecting their revenue models. The wealthy of the past were always ready when new frontiers showed up. Today, we’d consider them crazy or conspiracy theorists for not thinking like the rest of us. But without them, there’d be no high priest of
2023's been a turbulent one in the digital asset space, but why should you care if you're not into crypto? Because what happens in the open with blockchain may occasionally happen in the shadows with traditional finance. Also, regardless of how you feel about it and considering the most likely scenarios: This is the future.
We diversify our portfolio's to lower volatility. In the same way, we should diversify our thoughts to reduce risk. The world is changing fast. Technology, geopolitics, the environment, and society are all shifting. How can we adapt and thrive? How can we prepare for the risks and opportunities? We need to think differently, and we
I’ve heard many convincing perspectives on both sides of the current conflict in the Middle East, but the perspective seldom discussed in the West is the spiritual element. In a pro-Palestinian-oriented outlet for the Muslim Brotherhood that promotes pro-Hamas-related content, known as the Middle East Monitor, or Memo, I found a warning of a'red cow’.
Today, I find myself reflecting on a world that's far from perfect. Our investment decisions sit amidst global tensions, and while we've 'been here before' - it's never been happening like this all at the same time. 50 years ago during Israel's Yom Kippur period - out of the blue they were at war. This
Investment risk is a topic that's often simplified to the point of being misleading. While it's true that every time we aim for an investment return, we're taking a risk, the nature of that risk isn't always clear-cut. Many investors, especially everyday folks, may be taking on more risk than they realise. Understanding Volatility and
So, the 20th century was all about oil. It was the black gold that fueled economies and built empires. But it also left us with a legacy of carbon emissions that we're now grappling with in an attempt to change the temperature of the earth. Some view green investment as a no brainer, yet others
Welcome to a new paradigm of wealth creation, one that's not just about making a quick buck but about future-proofing your income streams. In today's rapidly evolving landscape, marked by technological advances and interconnected networks, side hustles are not just an option—they're a necessity. But how do you choose a side hustle that not only
Tech Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye There's been so much news to catch up on this year that I recently caught up with Rupert Carlyon to compare notes. Let's start with Apple. New iPhone, same old story. Honestly, how "new" can it get? Not to mention, we're looking at their fourth quarter of negative
By Carley Ellis As a human living in 2023, you're likely to be doing a lot of “stuff”. Balancing work, kids, partners, pets, housework, exercise, hobbies, parents – the list can be long. There are only 24 hours in a day, but we're often trying to multi-task and cram more in. Add a bit more