Thought Leadership

Distributed Ledger Technology

By now readers will have read about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. They may also have heard of blockchain. But have you…

MMPI Investment Report 2017 Q4

The MMPI Escalator suite of investments produced some wonderful performances for very satisfied investors in Q4 2017. The MMPI Escalator…

Christmas Conundrum

A conundrum is an enigma, a mystery or any puzzling problem that’s not easily resolved. Too frequently it ends up…

Ethical Influencers

Financial salespersons have a bad name. They prey on the vulnerable and operate on the fringes of integrity. The horror…

Investing

In the minds of many consumers there is decidedly no difference between investing in the stock markets and gambling –…

Limitations

Limitations are restrictions and restraints; obstacles and obstructions; barriers and blocks – all negative connotations. The negativity is unfortunate because…

Irrational Decisions

It happens all of the time. Consumers run up credit card debt at 18% and leave big balances in current…

Insurance – Stuck in the Mud

Insurance is an arrangement where a third party undertakes to provide a guarantee of compensation for specified losses due to…

Brexit Revisited

In a referendum on 23 June 2016 the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland chose to leave the…

MMPI Investment Report

The essence of the MMPI Escalator Series of investments is to provide very reasonable capital security in the first instance…

Tracker Mortgages

The Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority (aka Central Bank of Ireland) ran an advertising campaign c2007 in an effort to…

The Gig Economy

The so-called gig economy is all about flexible, temporary jobs and the use of freelancers rather than full-time employees. Some…