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Andrew Craig

Andrew Craig

Author of "How to Own the World" which has been an Amazon bestseller in a number of categories and currently enjoys over 250 five star reviews. At the time of writing, the book is the second highest rated book about investing on Amazon.co.uk after Ben Graham’s investment classic “The Intelligent Investor”.

Andrew studied Economics and International Politics at the University of Birmingham, graduating in 1997, he also runs a personal finance website called Plain English Finance.

 

 

Most Recent Posts

Are we facing a "lost decade" for equity markets?

24th August 22 By: Andrew Craig

How to stop worrying about what markets may or may not do... One of the members of our Community shared a piece with the rest of the group quoting an investment bank's chief equity...

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How to buy gold

11th August 21 By: Andrew Craig

Today I thought I might spend a little time discussing various different ways you can invest in gold (and silver) since many people have been in touch to ask about this very topic recently. ...

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Which investment has averaged 12.3% a year for sixteen years?

10th August 21 By: Andrew Craig

The answer may surprise you. Gold I have had a reasonable number of questions of late about precious metals and, in particular, how to go about buying them if so inclined, so thought...

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Are you Riding the Tiger's Tail?

6th August 21 By: Andrew Craig

Regular readers of these articles will be aware of an ongoing and oft-repeated theme of mine: Namely that, to a certain degree at least, you can run your financial affairs so that you shouldn...

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Which asset class averaged 15.3% a year for sixty years?

5th August 21 By: Andrew Craig

Smaller Companies (AKA “small caps”)… One asset class that I have written about before and that has a long track record of producing average annual returns quite some way...

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8 Best Finance Books of All Time

4th August 21 By: Andrew Craig

Why Read Finance Books? As part of your ‘own the world’ journey we believe that the information required to make useful and lasting change in our lives can very often be found...

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Is cash king?

3rd August 21 By: Andrew Craig

I previously highlighted four beliefs many people hold when it comes to finance which I suggested simply weren’t true. These were: “You can’t go wrong with bricks and...

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How "ESG" are we?

24th June 21 By: Andrew Craig

Many readers will be aware that one of the biggest investment themes in the last few months and years has been something called “ESG”. In Europe alone, ESG funds attracted not far...

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Sell in May and go away?

5th May 21 By: Andrew Craig

Today I wanted to write about a quote that is well known in the investment community: Sell in May and go away, don’t come back till St. Leger’s Day Investopedia tells me...

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Andrew Craig Blog: Record low interest rates, record high stock markets

29th March 21 By: Andrew Craig

What can you do? It is pretty clear that one of the biggest challenges facing people at the moment is the toxic and rather scary combination of interest rates at record lows and stock...

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