Tag: financial wellness

Don’t make your Future Self mad!

How do you envision yourself in the coming year, five years down the road, or even two decades from now? The challenge with setting goals, particularly financial ones, lies in our limited ability to picture our future selves accurately. Reflect on the aspirations you had as a child about adulthood; chances are, there’s quite a […]

Debunking The Top 10 Myths About Money

As long as Money has been around, there has been a family friend or work colleague that has been happy to tell you what you should do with your money, usually wrong though. It’s also a subject that really isn’t taught at school and so has long been a topic surrounded by myths and misconceptions. […]

Financial Stress and Your Relationships

Financial stress can have a significant impact on relationships. For many people, talking about money is a taboo subject or, at the very least, at the bottom of their ‘to-do’ list. In addition to those sleepless nights, the pressure of financial burdens can lead to feelings of frustration or blame and create uncertainty and anxiety […]

5 Hobbies for a Better Life

This is the hobby I love to talk about and is all about finding hobbies that will make passive revenue streams, so you work because you want to rather than you have to. Passive in that you are not doing anything to earn the money, such as receiving rent from investment properties, dividends from shares, […]

Top 8 tips to enjoying a ‘rich life’

After being a financial adviser for over 30 years and helping many people to financial freedom and retirement, I have definitely learnt that having a ‘rich life’ is far more important than ‘being rich’.  As having all the money in the world is useless if you don’t have your health and not happy with life. […]

How’s your Financial Wellness ticking along?

A lot of Bank ads seems to be talking about Financial Wellness. I am not so sure Banks really help this, but it’s an incredibly important topic. And one thing is certain and that is, money challenges can contribute to stress levels, or ‘money stress’. Feeling out of control of your financial situation, living with high […]

7 Habits of the Rich

Thomas C. Corley, an American financial planner spent 5 years studying the habits of the rich and poor. He looked at 233 people who had more than $3.2 million in net assets and looked at how they lived, what they watched, etc. He also researched 128 people who earnt $35,000 or less per annum income […]