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Investigating Behavioural Insights and Investment Personality: Episode 2 of EmbarkPod

By Ross Fisher, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter

This month, Greg Davies from Oxford Risk and Be-IQ’s Neil Bage discuss behavioural insights, investment personalities and the tech that goes behind helping people make informed decisions in the second episode of EmbarkPod.

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Living longer: Can we afford it?

By Steven Hay, co-manager of funds, Baillie Gifford

Embark Adviser newsletter

What are the chances of living to 105? For a child born in the west today, it’s over 50 per cent, according to the authors of The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity... But can we afford it?

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It’s national "something" day

By Alistair Wilson, Head of Platform Strategy, Embark Platform

Embark Adviser newsletter

It’s never just a Monday, a mere Tuesday or plain old Wednesday; it’s bound to be a national ‘something’ day too. Recently it was Pensions Awareness Day, which came with confirmation that the minimum pension age will be shifted from 55 to 57 from 2028.

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‘Some are going to get crunched’: Future of platforms debated in first ever EmbarkPod

By Scott Sinclair, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter

Taking part in Embark Group’s first ever podcast, CEO Phil Smith joined Head of Platform Strategy Alistair Wilson and host Roger Hearing, presenter of the BBC World Service’s flagship news and current affairs programme Newshour.

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The rise of ESG amid the pandemic

By David Sheasby, Head of Governance and Sustainability, Martin Currie

COVID-19, Embark Adviser newsletter

The COVID-19 crisis has clearly been the dominant topic on all investors’ lips this year, with questions frequently being asked by clients if the impact of the pandemic has changed its approach to stewardship and ESG.

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To CIP or not to CIP, that is the question

By Dave Chessell, UK Distribution Director, PortfolioMetrix

Embark Adviser newsletter

What’s the best way to provide clients with suitable investment portfolios? Some advisers are adamant that they should manage the investment process themselves, while others choose to outsource.

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