In this weeks' (really) short piece I'm going to share with you a couple of thoughts about investing in later life; for those that may be in the final decade or two. Key things covered this week:
I hope it helps you or a loved-one.
Trust, they say, exists at the intersection of 'Character' and 'Competence'. In this week's piece I'm sharing a short story about a fictional accountant (Steady-Eddie), a fictional Financial Advisor (Friendly-Fiona), and you!
Through this short story we'll look at at trust, and whether it is deserved or not, and we'll look at the murky world of unregulated financial advice and unregulated investments in Ireland. Before I start, I want to reiterate that I know and trust quite a few accountants and financial advisors!
I hope it helps.
Financial Independence, when you hear it, often means different things to different people. For some, it's having more money/assets accumulated than they'll ever be able to spend - for others, it's having regular and reliable income that'll cover their every future need. For others, it's removing as many on-going expenses as they possibly can. Whichever way you look at it though; it almost always goes hand-in-hand with being confident about your financial independence. It is one thing seeing it on paper, it is another to actually believe it and have conviction that it is so.
This week I want to share some brief yet impactful nuggets from a legendary book called 'The richest man in Babylon', which details one man's journey to Financial Independence. I share these nuggets in the hope that it might add another layer of confidence and clarity in your own Financial Independence.
This week I share evidence & facts about investment returns, and also invite you to ask yourself an important question! Our agenda for this first piece of 2022: