Investor Success Stories: Richard | CIRCA5000

Investor stories

Posted on 24.11.2022 • By CIRCA5000 Team3 min readBack to Blog

Meet the people investing sustainably with us.

We love getting to know our investors and are delighted to share their stories with the wider CIRCA5000 community.

Investor success stories: Richard

Why did you choose to invest with CIRCA5000?

At the start of the pandemic, I was reflecting on some of the drivers of poor health in the community, which motivated me to start investing in CIRCA5000.

If you look at the big, wicked problems that face us – like climate change, biodiversity and air pollution – the health service just can't fix that. We fundamentally have to change the civilisation that we live in and its priorities really.

What's unique about CIRCA5000?


It’s just so accessible. I think that’s one of the unique things about CIRCA5000: you make it so accessible for so many people. You can easily feel disempowered and, you think, we need to create a new society out of this old one.

CIRCA5000 is just such an easy way, where you think, ‘I’ve got agency; I’ve got the power to help build this new society.’

For lots of people, you’ve created an open door for them to contribute, whatever their motivation is. Whether they just don’t want to be part of the problem – maybe it’s just a general view. I want to be a bit better off and you make that so accessible.

I get the feeling you really believe in what you’re trying to achieve.

What excites you about investing with CIRCA5000?

It’s not just one person: it’s a community of friends and associates that are involved in a great adventure.

As well as the individual investment – and how that can make my future a bit more financially secure – it’s about how we can embark on this great adventure by creating a new civilisation and making people feel part of that. It’s a shared journey.

What are your goals for your investments?

Well, I’m in my 50s, and I’m hoping I can have sufficient funds to not have to work in my 70s because that’s what’s being presented to a lot of young people now.

I’ve worked in healthcare and I’ve worked in end-of-life care for 20 to 30 years, but there are so many more things I’m interested in; it’s just having the funds to kind of explore all of that.

What attracted you to the investments we offer?

For me, the narrative is how we build this beautiful world. We’ve got a beautiful world, but how do we restore it?

How do we heal that and how do we heal each other after all this damage that’s been done? It’s that story of the big adventure.

It’s as important as having enough money: feeling like your life has got purpose and value.

We’d love to hear from more CIRCA5000 investors, so please reach out to us via customer support or the in-app email. Alternatively, you can email hi@circa5000.com if you want to discuss your investment journey.

When investing, your capital is at risk. You should carefully consider whether opening a CIRCA5000 pension or transferring your old pensions to CIRCA5000 is right for you. Please note that tax rules and reliefs may change depending on your circumstances. CIRCA5000 does not provide financial or tax advice, and you are responsible for your own tax reliefs/payments.

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