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Human & Financial Capital

When we talk about capital, in our experience most people automatically think of money – this is correct but it is only one form of capital. There are other equally

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Meet the Business with Word Gets Around networking

Word Gets Around video chat with Simon Cutler – Blackdown Financial. Visit – https://www.wordgetsaround.co.uk/conversation/word-gets-around-networking-meet-the-business-simon-cutler-blackdown-financial The Coronavirus has changed how people feel about the future. It has given some time to step

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Whiskey & Water

For many years, we have used a whiskey/water metaphor to explain the elements of an investment portfolio. Whiskey is the “growth” element and Water the “defensive”. In our portfolios the

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When is a loss not a loss?

Recently we have heard a lot of commentary about how much people have lost on their investments due to the fall in investment markets because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Have

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Tuning Out the Noise

Corona virus and the effect on world equity markets, can make people feel nervous and worried. With history as the best guide we have, we see that all previous “apocalypses

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