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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.

The random walk explained

So, what exactly do we mean by a random walk? Why has the book proved quite so popular? And what...

20 money rules for young adults to live by

Never carry a credit card balance.

The first rule of personal finance is to avoid credit card debt...

What does it mean to be truly diversified?

It’s a little more complicated than not putting all your eggs in one basket. As Robin Powell...

Don't underestimate the emotional benefits of financial advice

Having a good financial adviser you can trust is hugely valuable, however there are common...

How can you limit the damage caused by inflation

One word has dominated the economic headlines in 2022 — inflation. Around the world, prices have...

Is your fund manager a drifter?

As an investor, an important question to ask yourself is, “Do you know what your money is invested...

Chasing alpha produces gamma returns

We live in a world where a lot of things are judged on relative performance.

Simple arithmetic that explains the superiority of indexing

As debates go, this one’s always hot, hot, hot: comparing the investment philosophies of active...

From London to Sydney, active funds are struggling

Recent research by AJ Bell shows how just 30% of UK fund managers outperformed their benchmark in...

Ten things to focus on after the market downturn

In fact there are times when our discipline as investors can be sorely tested. The last few months,...

Investment scams are on the increase. How to protect yourself?

A day later, she discovered her funds had gone. LinkedIn told her that the account of the person...

Why we should all ask, “What could go wrong?”

This is why a good decision-making process is so important for any investor. As the Thinking Ahead...