The best investment you can make…..

From the title of this post you might be expecting me to recommend a superstar fund to invest in or an unmissable Cypto coin…. But no, I’m talking about something much simpler: paying off your credit cards and other ‘bad’ debts. If you have debts, eliminating them is the best…

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What can a financial planner do for you?

What can a financial planner do for me?

Teenagers have a lot of information thrown at them at school from French verbs to calculus, from ox-bow lake formation to endless historical datas. What they don’t receive as part of their formal education is a grounding in the principles of financial planning. Given the total absence of basic financial…

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The biggest financial mistake young people make

It is a scenario that we as financial planners see time and again. Individuals who reach their forties, crossing the threshold from youth to middle age, and suddenly realise that they are halfway through their careers, that retirement is a lot closer than they thought and that they have yet…

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Why saving is the key to having it all for millennials

Saving is not something that the millennial cool cats are talking about. Instagram feeds are awash with envy-inducing photos of exotic locations around the world or picture-perfect plates of food from the hottest restaurant in town, all more likely to induce young people to splurge on a plane ticket to…

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For love or money – Financial planning for couples

For love or money – Financial planning for couples

It’s no secret that money is the leading cause of stress in relationships. Financial philosophies, which are often inherited from parents, can vary wildly. If you are a saver and your partner is a spendthrift, how can you find harmony when it comes to managing your finances? Unless you are…

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Marie Kondo your finances

Marie Kondo your finances!

Is Marie Kondo taking over the world? It certainly seems like it. Everywhere I look people are referencing the diminutive Japanese tidy upper! If the media buzz has passed you by, let me enlighten you. Marie Kondo is a self-styled organising consultant who authored a book called ‘The Life Changing…

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