Unlike the vast majority of media material produced about those lucky few who have stuck a few quid away, this next book doesn?t extend emaciated arms in the hope of laying a hand on our modern day saints ? celebrities.
Instead, it showcases a dozen highly suc-cessful private investors in case study form.
Guy Thomas is something of a Renaissance man in the financial services world, having been an actuary, consultant and lecturer, to name a few of his roles.
Anyone familiar with his previous work will know he has an easy style and is good at conveying complex information in short, pithy prose.
Advisers should not lose heart ? it does not mean the client can go it alone.
If anything, it should be recommended to those clients who give the impression they might have done better. If they still think they might after reading it, then let them go.
Ultimately, this is a collection of lucky people whose strategies served them well. Whether they would be as effective for everyone is impossible to say, but it does provide an interesting insight into the possibilities.