The best of what we read, watched and listened to this week

The best of what we read, watched and listened to this week

Image by Couleur from Pixabay

Now that the UK has reported that 75% of its population has received at least one vaccine dose, it is worth looking at how the rest of the world is doing.  Vaccinating the world  [12 min read]

Once they have achieved financial independence by having sufficient resources to meet their lifestyle costs, people’s thoughts may turn to estate planning.  The execution of this is often left to provisions in wills but there could be more impact from gifting earlier, during life.  Don’t Let Randomness Rule Your Giving Strategy  [2 min read]

With governments making numerous promises about their commitment to renewable energy, collaboration is essential to achieve the ambitious targets.  Fortunately a number of governments are backing research to solve some of the technical issues.  Major project aims to clear clean energy hurdle  [3 min read]

Although I am hardly ever asked about what I invest in (boringly, it’s just the same things as our clients), these tips for things to consider before investing struck a chord.  As Simon Sinek famously wrote, always start with ‘why?’.  What You Need To Know Before You Invest In Anything  [4 min read]

Notwithstanding the wisdom of following a few simple rules with finance, sometimes it is worth breaking one or two of them in pursuit of a wider goal.  Ignoring the Rules  [5 min read]

If you ever wondered whether your pets were paying attention to what’s on the TV, maybe they are working out ways to recreate scenes themselves. 😂  [0.29 video]

We hope you have a good weekend.

Charles and Rob