Brace yourselves this isn’t one of my shorter pieces, but it’s a must-read. Investing, it can be pretty daunting for first timers there is a lot to sift through and a lot to learn. 1,648 more words
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Anyone who knows me is probably aware that as each year fades, I embark on a massive clean, to prepare the house for the Bells. As far as I’m aware, it’s a tradition from the North East of Scotland; everything is supposed to be finished. 732 more words
The concept of risk assessments is often associated with large banks and financial institutions – but it shouldn’t be. Oftentimes, the ugly truth about risk assessments is that they are prepared specifically to meet a regulatory requirement and not much more. 1,595 more words
The concept of risk-appetite has been around for years, yet so many risk practicioners still find themselves confused and unsure how to quantify, formalise and document it. 581 more words
The question is not whether to take risk, but how much and no more!
And that amount is a function of your appetite.
The world has become so interesting because many of our ancestors decided to do things that were ‘risky’, or even outright outrageously ‘improbable’ and ‘uncertain’! 9 more words