Chris Budd: The importance of self-worth over net worth

Moment of clarity

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What's more important: self-worth or net worth? Chris Budd tackles this important topic in his latest article for Professional Adviser

I am writing this while sat in a deckchair on a beach in Devon. I have been reading a book that has just suddenly given me a moment of clarity on something from many years ago. I also think it has a huge relevance to financial planning, and so would like to share it with you. My father My father was a financial adviser. He came from very working-class beginnings - his father was a road sweeper in Bristol. He worked hard through his life, progressing up the greasy corporate ladder until a redundancy forced him to set up as a financial adviser. For a few years, he did pretty well, and...

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