Thought Leadership

Investments – MMPI Escalator Plan Series

With deposit rates so pitifully low (and heading lower) savers are being forced to re-evaluate their financial options. Simply stated,…

Prospect Theory

Prospecting conjures up images of old-timers panning for gold in the Klondike – although the term is also used in…

Marginal Utility

Marginal utility is the relative benefit derived by a consumer from using one more additional unit of a product or…

Budget

English is one of the few languages that diligently employs the use of definite and indefinite articles (‘the’ and ‘a’).…

Moral Leadership

MMPI conducts extensive staff training throughout the year on a variety of topics – one of which is Ethics &…

Low Interest Rates – Implications

Following on from last week’s piece on yield curves we’ve been asked to set out the implications of low interest…

Yield Curves

A yield curve is a line that plots interest rates, at a point in time, for various maturity dates into…

Secondary Markets

When a company wants to raise money, in addition to borrowing from traditional sources, it has the option to sell…

Competence

Back in 2002, the US Secretary of State for Defence, Donald Rumsfeld whimsically declared; “There are known knowns. There are…

Brexit – A Retrospective

Now that a little time has passed since the remarkable vote by the denizens of the United Kingdom let’s see…

Investment Products – Overview

This week MMPI launched its Escalator Plan Series 32, which is the 45th version of MMPI’s investment products, (some of…

Dash for Cash

The promise of a cashless society reminds us of the fallacy of a paperless office. The more we hear about…