Lexington Times (April 2024)

The Approaching Tidal Wave of Election Noise

A core skill for all investors is the ability to understand the difference between signal and noise. Navigating this deluge of information will be a challenge, but by staying focused on your long-term plan, you can stay the course and avoid getting swept away by the current of election-related drama.

Financial Planning on “Easy Mode”

In video games, “Easy Mode” is a popular setting that makes the gaming experience more accessible and less challenging for players. In the following article, we’ll explore how applying “Easy mode” strategies to financial planning can help you manage your finances more effectively and achieve your goals.

The Stock Markets

(Updated April 2024)

The key benchmark you should care about is achieving all of your financial and life goals and not running out of money.

The Unimportant Numbers – 1 Month

Monthly figures are a distraction from your long-term goals, we’ll help you avoid the noise.

The Important Numbers – 30 Years

Investing in the Great Companies of the World has produced life-changing returns for the disciplined and patient investor.

Inflation – The Real Enemy (Updated April 2024)

The number one enemy of the long-term investor is the financial dragon called inflation (the silent but steady increase of prices over time).

The only sane definition of money is purchasing power, and over the last 30 years, inflation in the UK has almost halved the value of your money.

But an investment in the global share market has consistently provided protection from this enemy.


The media is not a friend of the disciplined and patient investor. Whether it’s on TV, Print or Online, the media prefers to focus on short-term returns, market predictions, and negative news. Which is not suitable for a long-term investor.

Below are the stories, podcasts, and images which we wanted to share with you this month, which are uplifting, interesting and informative.

These links below will take you to articles on other websites.

Positive News

Here is this month’s selection of positive news stories not related to investing.

Further Reading

Here are some articles you may find interesting this month.

Listen & Watch

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