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Cultural self-defence for investors

"Money it's a crime. Share it fairly but don't take a slice of my pie."- Pink Floyd When I started as an Independent Financial Advisor in January 1973, after vain attempts to lose any personality and thus qualify...

Death & Taxes Capital Punishment

Last month I mentioned Professor Parkinson's take on our tax system... “It's designed to tax income when you're living and capital when you die.” This time round let's look at what happens when we exit this mortal coil....

Mellon on the markets - Juvenescence, Bill Gates and the Markets

It's been a month since the Master Investor Show, and it's been a busy one. Markets have basically gone nowhere, except for the post-Macron relief rally which, if you ask me, will soon peter out. I've been busy...

Spring Cleaning

In my second article for Master Investor readers I want to raise some questions that hopefully will help improve your long-term real returns and planning. Unless of course Financial Independence doesn’t float your boat. And if it doesn’t...

Mellon on the markets - The next money fountain

Another Master Investor done! A huge crowd, impressive companies, great speakers and an engaged audience. Well done Swen and team! I must say I always feel wrung out afterwards, as it takes weeks to prepare my speech and...

Mellon on the markets - On the road again

Well, I'm on the road again. This time, I'm travelling around the US, in part researching for the new book, which I hope will be out in early May but will definitely be featured in my talk at...

Money For Nothing

In this new regular column for Master Investor, Alan Steel of Alan Steel Asset Management will be holding out a helping hand to readers trying to navigate the minefield of financial planning. This often misunderstood or overlooked area...