The Evidence-Based Investor

Putting an actual value on advice is impossible

Posted by Robin Powell on December 11, 2017

These days we’re obsessed by value — not just businesses, but individuals too. We all want to make the most of the limited financial resources at our disposal, and quite right too.

There is, however, a danger in constantly looking at value in purely monetary terms. In other words, how much will it save me, in pounds and pence, to buy this particular product or service as opposed to that one? Financial advice is a classic example of where the focus on monetary value isn’t particularly helpful.

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Robin Powell

Robin is a journalist and campaigner for positive change in global investing. He runs Regis Media, a niche provider of content marketing for financial advice firms with an evidence-based investment philosophy. He also works as a consultant to other disruptive firms in the investing sector. Regis Media.

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