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THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE BUILDS BACK…OH NEVER MIND

Some weeks the initial whimsy just defeats you. In a world of government by bantz, where auto-satire is somehow all good, where there are no surprises and where everything everyone said would happen is now happening, where does a humble […]

THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE SAYS IT’S ALL IN THE MIND

Hello, hello, me again. Sorry for breaching your inboxes yesterday in an unexpected fashion and thanks to all who dropped a note to say you’d voted for Steve for Professional Adviser’s Personality of the Year. Double thanks to those of […]

DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGER WITH THE TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE

Nostalgia, siblings, ain’t what it used to be. Nor are many other things, including (in no particular order): my eyesight, the size of playground slides, the age of policemen, the state of our democracy, and assets under administration in the […]

WELCOME TO THE INAUGURAL TOP CLASS WEDNESDAY UPDATE

HELLO, YOU So here’s the thing. You were all nice enough to sign up to hear from the lang cat at some point over the last few years, and when we offered you the chance to stop you chose not […]

SLAB: Standard Life and Aberdeen get it on

I don’t know how your weekend was, but I suspect it was more fun than the lawyers, bean counters and PR people at Aberdeen and Standard Life had. Out of the blue, the news was broken by @MarkKleinmanSky around lunchtime […]

What’s 0.04% amongst friends? Standard Life hikes Elevate prices; causes eyebrow raising in Leith.

I’ve always liked folk who buck trends. Counter culture is my favourite kind of culture. So you’d think I’d be supportive of Standard Life’s decision to buck the downward trend of platform pricing by increasing Elevate’s charges. And in some […]

What’s 0.04% amongst friends? Standard Life hikes Elevate prices; causes eyebrow raising in Leith.

I’ve always liked folk who buck trends. Counter culture is my favourite kind of culture. So you’d think I’d be supportive of Standard Life’s decision to buck the downward trend of platform pricing by increasing Elevate’s charges. And in some […]