financial plan

You, me & money

Unsurprisingly, money trouble is one of the leading causes of divorce worldwide. In fact, here at home the latest Stats SA figures show that 44.4% of divorces were in respect of couples whose marriages lasted less than a decade. Finding… Read More ›

Advice avoidance

Many people have an aversion to seeking independent financial advice, and it is often not confined to the serial procrastinator. Whether through ignorance, insecurity or fear, there are a number of underlying reasons why some people tend to shy away… Read More ›

No need for greed

Whilst it’s true that modern psychology is founded on the assumption that, in general, humans tend to think and behave rationally, this assumption has become somewhat of a misnomer in the realm of investing. Enter the relatively new field of… Read More ›

The state of your estate

One certainly wouldn’t be wrong for assuming that estate planning involves the drafting of a Will and indicating one’s preference between burial and cremation. The reality, however, is that the winding up of a deceased estate can take anywhere between… Read More ›

New Year’s revolution

Like eating less and exercising more, taking charge of one’s financial affairs is usually top of the list when it comes to new year’s resolutions. However, as with all good intentions, us humans are hard-wired to spend most of January… Read More ›