The Duties of an Executor

I am sometimes asked for advice on what is expected of an executor. I am not a lawyer, but I have had some experience of helping friends who find themselves in this role. The main duty of an executor  is to ensure that the assets of the deceased are distributed in...

Inflation or Deflation? What’s next?

In January, this chart caught our attention (below). Our initial interpretation of this alarming curve was that 2020’s increase in the USA’s money supply was unprecedented, and that it was especially extreme in relation to the (then unprecedented) expansion in...

Coronavirus Bulletin #6

As the newest member of the Hamilton Financial team, Andrew has invited me to write this edition of our Coronavirus series of Bulletins. Markets never fail to surprise and in the wider world there have been some extraordinary trends which threaten to upset the...