Tucana Insights

Totally bonkers

'Bonkers'. What a wonderful British word. The first citation in the Oxford English Dictionary is from a 1945 Daily Mirror article: “If we do that often enough, we won’t lose contact with things and we won’t go ‘bonkers’.” Three years later, Eric Partridge included it...

read more

Something old, something new…

Something old As you might have noticed, we don't like to share the 'same old, same old' information that everybody else shares. At this time of year, when the new tax year is looming, most advisers issue a checklist of things to remember. It's boring, not a lot...

read more

Why simple is best

It was 1933. Harry Beck was an electrical draughtsman working at the London Underground Signals Office. In his spare time, he was inspired to draw a simple map of the Tube network that was based on circuit diagrams instead of distance and geographical accuracy....

read more

We can be heroes

One of our main fund managers is the Vanguard Group, and their funds form the backbone of many of our portfolios. The Group looks after £2.8 trillion of savings and investments, making them the second largest in the world. In this article, we introduce you to the...

read more

Don’t get scammed!

Years ago, Nicky stopped over in Singapore on her way to visit family in Australia. On the first night, the tour guide issued a dire warning: "You might think it's safe to leave your front door open at home, but here you have to be more careful. For instance, don't...

read more

“Beware! It’s forecasting season!”

"What was 2016 like for you?" This question was commonly asked at dinner and drinks parties over the festive break. People's responses varied depending on what they felt about Trump, Brexit and celebrity deaths – but when quizzed further, it turned out that their...

read more
Share This
Tucana Insights

Tucana Insights

Keep up to date with financial developments that may affect you

You have Successfully Subscribed!