A short rant about cynicism and the distrust of professionals

I am not normally pessimistic, generally I do not like to write FEARful stuff as they are usually False Experience Appearing Real. However sometimes I do read something and get all worked up over it. It's no secret that financial professionals are generally distrusted. Bankers, Agents, CONsultants, Advisors, etc... these names have built up a … Continue reading A short rant about cynicism and the distrust of professionals

Emotional decisions and empathy

Frequently the most difficult problem faced by an advisor is facilitating emotional decisions to be made by a client.  As an engineering graduate who has been thru maths, add maths, applicable maths, calculus, physics, mechanics, optics, programming, wave mechanics, particle physics, network engineering, and getting the investment prize in Certified Financial Planning exam, there is … Continue reading Emotional decisions and empathy