What’s in a price?

What’s in a price?

For most people, their home is their largest asset (refer to this recent article). Yet, how many people get daily or monthly appraisals for their homes? And if this information was readily available, would it do anyone any good? Imagine if your home traded like an...
And the winner is…simplicity!

And the winner is…simplicity!

  “The measurement of achievement is not winning awards. It’s doing something that you appreciate, something that you believe is worthwhile!” Julia Child, chef and author   I have to confess that Julia’s thoughts resonated with me last week as Tacit was shortlisted...
Out of uncertainty comes opportunity

Out of uncertainty comes opportunity

The past year has been difficult for investors as asset values have been buffeted by increasing interest rates in the US and political tensions, be they trade wars between the US and China, Brexit or the populist election win in Italy. For us, although the political...
Plan B or no plan B? That is the question

Plan B or no plan B? That is the question

There’s an old stock market saying, perhaps Shakespearean, that goes like this: ‘Everything has a price.” The proverb came into sharp focus this week during the Brexit brouhaha. The theory goes that we’re psychologically hardwired to place greater importance on...