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Insightful articles on the world of finance and investing.

12 Apr 2019
Is Your Will Up To Date?

As a regular contributor to the Christchurch law society magazine, one of our Directors, Andrew Nuttall, has recently written a thoughtful article about wills. Although aimed primarily at the legal profession, there is some great information here for all of us on a topic that, although none of us really want to think about it, […]

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29 Mar 2019
The Seven Hats of Financial Advisers

This article is in the next edition Canterbury Tales – our local Law Society publication – and is written by one of our Directors, Andrew Nuttall.  Although aimed at the legal profession, it does a great job of explaining the many ways we help our clients, which go far beyond investment advice. When people approach […]

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18 Mar 2019
Remembering the Mosque Attack Victims

Everyone here at Cambridge Partners has returned to work today still in shock from the horrendous events that took place in our city on Friday afternoon.  But that shock and anger is now turning to immense sadness as we start to see the faces of those who have been killed, and learn their stories. We […]

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22 Feb 2019
Why Our Ageing Population Affects Us All

You may recall that last year the government asked all interested parties to contribute to a report on our ageing population, what was important and what the new strategy for an ageing population should cover. Their recently released summary of submissions highlights the significant themes raise by submitters during the public consultation that occurred between […]

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4 Feb 2019
Where will you be in 25 years time?

Imagine publicly making a 25-year commitment to something you’re passionate about.  How would your mindset change?  Peter Diamindis – founder and chairman of the X Prize Foundation, co-founder and executive chairman of Singularity University – shares his views on how you can tap into the power of long-term thinking to make a bigger impact. In […]

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10 Jan 2019
How Closely Did You Follow the News in 2018?

Last year flew by so fast it’s hard to remember what happened when.  So here’s a quick summary put together by Jim Parker of Dimensional, which sums up key international events month by month. Feb – Parkland high school shooting, Florida March – Former Russian agent and daughter poisoned in UK March – Russian President […]

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1 Jan 2019
The World is Better Off Than You Think!

Happy New Year and welcome to 2019! Last year was such a tumultuous one according to the media, it’s easy to get caught up in all the negative, and forget any positive advances we humans have made. So, as we welcome in a new year today, we thought it would be beneficial to take a […]

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18 Dec 2018
Happy 30th ‘Anniversary’ Andrew Nuttall

It’s been a big month for Andrew Nuttall – not only was he the top Kiwi wicket taker in the recent Over 50’s Cricket World Cup – but today he also clocked up 30 years working as a Financial Advisor. Andrew shares his thoughts on the last three decades with us here: 30 years ago […]

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12 Dec 2018
Financial Noise – what it is, and how to avoid it!

Dimensional’s Jim Parker spent over 20 years as a leading New Zealand and Australian financial journalist before entering the financial world, so he is ideally placed to comment on the current state of the media, and financial reporting in particular. Jim was our guest presenter at our recent annual client briefing, so we took the […]

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20 Nov 2018
Ten Years On From The GFC – What Have We Learnt?

The GFC (Global Financial Crisis) is widely considered by economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Its effects were so wide-spread and profound that even Queen Elizabeth, whose personal fortune had fallen by more than $50 million, demanded economists explain why they hadn’t seen the crisis coming. Around the world […]

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