Our partnership with The School of Life has led to the creation of ‘A Portfolio of Thoughts’

Everyone has different motivations and priorities in life, all of which will have a bearing on their financial decisions. Understanding the client’s emotional and personal values will enable us to provide a better quality of overall advice in the structuring of their financial affairs. To gain this understanding, a wider and deeper range of questions need to be posed than is often the case. The answers to those questions need to be considered in a way which ensures that both the wealth manager and client are able to apply proper thought to the broad range of issues which can impact the management of their family and financial affairs.

VESTRA WEALTH

The Essays_

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John Armstrong

When Thomas Edison showed off the first light bulb, it hardly looked like the world was about to change.

May, 2014

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Robert Rowland Smith

Did you hear the one about the man who heard that most accidents happen at home?

June, 2014

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Mark Vernon

TO BE PUBLISHED IN JULY

July, 2014

Often it can seem that the pursuit of profit and the contemplation of value are entirely at odds, but they can and should overlap: a business is an idea of human satisfaction, put into practice. Profit should be the reward for recognising a hitherto untapped area of satisfaction

Alain de Botton

We also know, in any case, that risk is what makes the world go round, because it’s the willingness to take a risk that is the vital quality you need if you’re going to start up a business, or set out on a new project. Any ‘enterprise’ involves heading into unchartered waters, for without risk there’d be nothing enterprising, nothing entrepreneurial, about it at all.

Robert Rowland Smith

The word ‘change’, in that famous phrase, has a powerful resonance. To change the world, Jobs seemed to be implying, is the most important, most admirable and most worthwhile thing a person can do with their life. And yet, the logical question - why is this change meant to be so important - does not get much of a look in.

John Armstrong

News_

Vestra Wealth Gets All Philosophical

May, 2014

BY Wealthbriefing

It is not every day that wealth management firms that are usually thought of as spending time dealing with risk-adjusted returns or tax hook up with a philosopher.

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Vestra Wealth partners with The School of Life to launch 'A Portfolio of Thoughts'

Vestra Wealth and The School of Life

BY International Excellence Magazine

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Oliver James
Oliver James
Oliver James is a Chartered Clinical and Occupational Psychologist.
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Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland and now lives in London.
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Noreena Hertz
Noreena Hertz
Noreena Hertz is a bestselling author and strategist who advises some of the world’s top CEOs and Presidents on economic, geopolitical and business decisions.
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Mark Vernon
Mark Vernon
Mark used to be a priest in the Church of England and is now a writer, pursuing the ancient philosophers’ great question, how to live?
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Susan Quilliam
Susan Quilliam
Susan Quilliam is a psychologist with a passion for helping people have the best relationships they can possibly have; for over thirty-five years she has offered relationship support through her work as an author, trainer, consultant and coach.
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Robert Rowland Smith
Robert Rowland Smith
Robert spent the first part of his career as a Prize Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and the second as a partner in a leading firm of management consultants.
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Diane Coyle
Diane Coyle
Diane is Vice-Chair of the BBC Trust and was a member of the Migration Advisory Committee from 2007-2012, and a member of the Competition Commission from 2001-2009.
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John Armstrong
John Armstrong
John Armstrong was born in Glasgow, educated in Oxford and London and moved to Australia in 2001. He is the author of nine books, including In Search of Civilisation...
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