Stephen Wallis

Sophisticated Investor
Risk Professional
Numbers Geek


Fantastic insight into the world of alternative investments, an easy to read guide to alternative investment ideas.

Banking Consultant, Birmingham


If you’re the sort of person that hears something new and takes action to experiment and learn then don’t hesitate to sign up. Within 7 days of receiving my first report and with not much effort on my part I’d already more than broken even. And like everything Stephen talks about, the advice will compound!

Business Transformation Lead, Bath


Stephen’s guides do a great job of cutting straight to the important information you need to know and explaining it in an easy to digest manner. He covers topics often left alone by others and has a unique blend of experience that makes his viewpoint even more valuable. Definitely worth reading!

COO, Knaresborough

John Smith

I really like the tone of them. They’re easy to read and informative.

Compliance Manager, Leeds

What the Shelby Company Limited can teach a Guerrilla Investor

“Fortunately, we have other sources of income.” Thomas Shelby, Peaky Blinders S5 E1 Thankfully the brilliant Peaky Blinders has returned to the BBC, this time for its fifth series. In the first episode the director went against the previous way of expecting us to...

Have you prepared for your upcoming redundancy?

I was made redundant back in 2009 from my financial analyst job at a media firm in London. The credit crisis (as it was known at the time) was hitting advertising hard, so our team was halved. I was pretty happy about it as I was already planning to leave, and took...

What the GI Cashback?!

The benefits of becoming a Guerrilla Investors subscriber start with the monthly guides. These get sent out on the first of the month to all subscribers, are typically twelve to sixteen pages long, are full of what to do (less what something is), and have clear and...

Brexit shmexit

Breaking news! Something happened, then something else sort of happened, follow by something else! I chuffin hate breaking news alerts on my phone, they’re so distracting. The one last night was after this vote about the Brexit plan. I believe there was then a no...

Taking out 10-year-olds

Stick with me, this isn’t quite as bad as it sounds. And it isn’t my recommendation to invest in 10-year government bonds. Christmas is great especially the quality time with the kids. However, post new year it creates a problem of how to entertain the kids before...

Educational alternatives for the masses

Yesterday morning I decided to see if the rainforest shop have any books on how to land non-executive roles. My search came back with: 1. The NED Directors Handbook: How to become effective, get noticed and exercise proper due diligence I’ll ignore the fact they said...

Abolishing the Office of National Statistics

You can add huge value to a company’s Board if you’re an alternative thinker and have an interest in common sense (the irony of which is that it’s not that common). Consider the story of John James Cowperthwaite, the financial secretary of Hong Kong in the 1960s. When...

What a nanny can teach you

I’ve heard stories of au pairs/nannies earning a small fortune for looking after people’s kids - complete with free skiing holidays and use of the family Range Rover. But now I know someone who has landed one of these gigs. She’s a friend of my wife’s, in her early...

Could David Brent land Non-Exec gigs?

“You just have to accept that some days you are the pigeon and some days you are the statue.” David Brent Substitute for Michael Scott if you prefer the US Office. I was wondering the other day whether David Brent would have had a chance of landing NED gigs after...

The importance of planning Guerrillareenos

I have a one-year, five-year, ten-year, and kicking the kids out of the house at eighteen-years-old plan. The one-year plan is progressing pretty well, and I check it at least once a week to see if I’m on track. That plan links into the five-year, which leads into the...