LIFE

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

The long haul

Saving is not just about a plan - it's a behaviour. Part of this behaviour is rooted in our mental ability to overcome our own fears. We reduce these fears by mentally preparing for life goals and recognising that [...]

The long haul 2020-07-06T12:00:43+00:00

Soup’s on ain’t a soupçon!

As the days draw shorter, the sun stays hidden for longer and the colder weather encourages us to hibernate away, coupled with constrained financial conditions, we can be forgiven for falling into the trap of thinking smaller, trying to [...]

Soup’s on ain’t a soupçon! 2020-06-29T08:00:13+00:00

When Rona hits your wallet

Whilst we may try our best to keep our bodies safe from the flu - we may overlook the sluggish money myalgia that can hit us around this time too! You might have financial flu... Every winter our communities [...]

When Rona hits your wallet 2020-06-22T08:00:10+00:00

Mid-Year Money Check

Many of us only look at our financial plan when we receive a windfall (this is not often…) or when things go terribly wrong. It could be the loss of a job, the loss of a loved one or [...]

Mid-Year Money Check 2020-06-01T14:30:32+00:00

Hold onto your life cover

Sometimes it feels like this conversation is a broken record, constantly going round and around on the same track: people the world over are feeling the financial pinch and tightening belts. It’s not just a local issue, and it’s [...]

Hold onto your life cover 2020-05-18T08:30:29+00:00

Working with different money personalities

As the 2020 global pandemic for COVID-19 becomes forever etched in our history, most of us will remember how the term ‘lockdown’ moved from a novelty to a serious psychological threat. At the point of writing this blog, it’s [...]

Working with different money personalities 2020-05-11T08:30:19+00:00
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