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How To Retire A Millionaire In Three Easy Steps

February 8, 2011

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Don’t smoke.  In addition to being appalling for your health, smoking cigarettes also seriously harms your wealth.  At an average of 20 cigarettes per day and a pack costing roughly £6, this would set someone back £2,190 per annum. Save the proceeds into a pension scheme.  Under UK tax regulations, the government will add £1 […]

Which Corporate Governance Factors Impact Shareholder Returns?

November 15, 2010

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Lucian Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Allen Ferrell of the John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business at Harvard University published a study in 2004 entitled What Matters in Corporate Governance? They studied twenty-four different governance provisions and tested for correlations with firm value and stockholder returns.  They found that only six corporate governance […]