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Clarity of vision a winner.

07 February, 2017

Clarity of vision a winner

Our new international holding Essilor proves there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to profiting from the digital device explosion. Read more …
Shopping centres: evolve or dissolve.

07 February, 2017

Shopping centres: evolve or dissolve

Online shopping may be growing exponentially but it will never replace the bricks and mortar places in our communities – if they continue to innovate and respond to customers’ needs.
The lucky country for whom?.

07 February, 2017

The lucky country for whom?

What the Dickens? Find out how we link the most famous opening lines of a nineteenth century historical novel to Australia today. Read more ...
KiwiSaver — When a holiday isn't really a holiday.

07 February, 2017

KiwiSaver — When a holiday isn't really a holiday

If you're one of the tens of thousands of Kiwis on a contribution holiday, maybe it's time to reassess whether being on a break is still right for you.
Repotting — how to retire.

03 February, 2017

Repotting — how to retire

Fewer people actually want a retirement of all leisure and no work. Carmel shares one client’s retirement strategy of “repotting” — a sort of retirement but embarking on something new.
Good ideas are bad.

27 January, 2017

Good ideas are bad

Carmel Fisher discusses why good ideas aren’t always a silver bullet. Testable hypotheses however can create huge opportunities. Read more ...
Quality sells itself.

20 January, 2017

Quality sells itself

Carmel Fisher raves about New Zealand company Allbirds sneakers, ingenious merino wool design, great quality and selling like hot cakes. Find out more ...
Forever assets.

13 January, 2017

Forever assets

Would you build a different investment portfolio if you were leaving it to your children or grandchildren? Read Carmel Fisher's opinion on forever assets ...
Trading tweets.

16 December, 2016

Trading tweets

Carmel Fisher chats about how the random tweets of a president and the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Google are making investing even harder. Read more ...
Technology to a point.

09 December, 2016

Technology to a point

Humans still have the edge over technology, well in some professions at least says Carmel Fisher. Read more ...