Brand Apple

The halo effect that is paying big dividends

Apple’s brand has evolved as it has expanded its range of products and services, continuing to compete across several highly competitive markets. Originally starting with desktop computers in the late 1970s and then laptops in the 1990s, it took over two decades before the company expanded into its first major new product area with the launch of the iPod in 2001, followed by the iPhone in 2007, the iPad in 2010 and, more recently, the Apple Watch and Apple Pay. Continue reading

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Efficiency in design – Kubera Wealth’s guide to the latest must-haves

iPad Pro
from £679.00

iPad has always offered a uniquely simple yet immersive experience. And now with its expansive 12.9-inch Retina display, nearly double the CPU performance of iPad Air 2 and refined Multi-Touch technology, iPad Pro adds another dimension to that experience. It’s not just larger: it’s an iPad that lets you be more creative and more productive. Continue reading

Doomsday vault

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Picture credit: Photos courtesy of Landbruks- og matdepartementet – Matthias Heyde

A lifeline in an uncertain future

Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, situated north of mainland Europe. It is approximately midway between continental Norway and the North Pole. Since 2008, the seed vault in Svalbard (known as the ‘Doomsday Vault’) and its guardians have been entrusted by the world’s governments with the safekeeping of the most prized varieties of crops on which human civilisation was raised. Continue reading

Luxury African safaris

shutterstock_92696260Pulling out all the stops

For a truly life-changing experience, there is nothing quite like the adventure that a luxury African safari can offer. Whether you are casting your eyes over Africa’s vast horizons, looking for lions on the boundless savannas or watching the spectacle of the wildebeest migration, this is arguably the greatest outdoor adventure holiday anyone could possibly imagine. Continue reading

Book review – Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

babylonKubera Wealth reads and reviews a range of books written by entrepreneurs and life coaches to help you succeed in business and life

Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up has become a global publishing phenomenon. A mystical manifesto on letting go of the stuff we don’t need, it’s the kind of book that publishers dream of – one that arrives perfectly timed to both lead and reflect a shift in the zeitgeist. Continue reading

Download the latest issue of Kubera ‘LIFE’ magazine.

Download the latest issue of Kubera ‘LIFE’ magazine. This year, for a truly life-changing adventure, there is nothing quite like the experience that a luxury African safari can offer. Whether you are casting your eyes over Africa’s vast horizons, looking for lions on the boundless savannas or watching the spectacle of the wildebeest migration, on page 10 we look at arguably the greatest outdoor adventure holiday anyone could possibly imagine.

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Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP)

Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP)

One of the most tax-efficient ways of saving for retirement

If you want the freedom to manage your own investments that will enable you to achieve your retirement goals, a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) could be an option for you to consider. A SIPP is a pension ‘wrapper’ that holds investments until you retire and start to draw a retirement income. It is a type of personal pension and works in a similar way to a standard personal pension. The main difference is that with a SIPP, you have more flexibility with the investments you can choose.

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