LIFE

Why Mental Health needs our attention

The journey of developing your life can be challenging on your mind and overall well-being. Prioritizing mental health can help us build the resilience we need to find fulfillment at work and in our personal relationships.  Often we focus [...]

Why Mental Health needs our attention 2020-10-12T08:00:00+00:00

The difference between Medical Aid, Medical Insurance and GAP Cover

It is easy to think that the terms Medical Aid, Medical Insurance and GAP Cover refer to the same thing. Although they all serve to help you afford medical care, there are some subtle differences.  Getting a clear understanding [...]

The difference between Medical Aid, Medical Insurance and GAP Cover 2020-10-05T13:30:34+00:00

Why we need losers in our portfolio

There is a strange behavioural effect where investors tend to sell winners early and hold onto losers for longer. You would think that investors would offload their losers as soon as possible and hold onto their winners so that [...]

Why we need losers in our portfolio 2020-09-28T08:00:17+00:00

Stay abreast of your healthcare cover

Whilst October is Breast Cancer awareness month, cancer has become a disease that was touted in 2018 as the second leading cause of death. It's a tragedy that has most likely affected your family, and the families of your [...]

Stay abreast of your healthcare cover 2020-09-14T08:00:55+00:00

Why hobbies help

Time is our greatest investment opportunity - we should invest the time that we have in a diverse portfolio of activities that will provide us with positive returns. Having a solid routine helps us to squeeze utility out of [...]

Why hobbies help 2020-09-08T08:00:53+00:00

Crack the ice ahead of you

Spring is around the corner - bringing newness, freshness and invigoration. After a long winter, it's easy to find your attitude has iced-over! Here's how to crack the ice going forward... Remind yourself of the plan and direction you [...]

Crack the ice ahead of you 2020-08-17T08:00:44+00:00

Start marketing yourself

Before we can think of saving, spending and investing - we first need to make money. Almost everybody would accept more money if it were offered to them. But, as is often the case in life, we need to [...]

Start marketing yourself 2020-08-10T08:00:15+00:00

Don’t spend based on other people’s income

The practice of storytelling is ubiquitous among cultures all across the globe. Sometimes we seem to forget the power that a story can hold over people. We use stories to make sense of our world and to share that [...]

Don’t spend based on other people’s income 2020-08-03T12:00:24+00:00

Cold hard cash

Debt statistics are growing - this is very likely in part to the fact that a vast majority of us today prefer credit cards over cash. The benefits of credit cards are obvious. They are more convenient and offer [...]

Cold hard cash 2020-07-20T08:00:21+00:00

Three ways to thrash your debt

Effectively managing your debt is one of the best and most proactive ways of ensuring a sustainable financial future. It is deeply gratifying knowing that you’re doing something right when you see your debt shrinking! The journey of exploring [...]

Three ways to thrash your debt 2020-07-13T08:00:54+00:00
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