4 areas to plan for retirement

4 areas to plan for retirement

The word retirement conjures up different thoughts for each of us. Some think of growing old, others think of enjoying life in the sun. Some people think of the need to save money in pensions, others think of finally having that freedom from work and enjoying their...
How to improve your financial mindset

How to improve your financial mindset

The most famous of all investors, Warren Buffett once said, “People seeking riches never have enough. Wealth is a state of mind. Wealthy people always have enough.” To him, riches are a monetary amount and never satisfy you. On the other hand, wealth is a journey and...
The value of professional financial planning

The value of professional financial planning

OK, we don’t want to blow our own trumpets, but we got access to some research recently that was simply too good not to share the key findings with you. The research titled “The value of financial planning” was carried out by the Financial Planning Standard Board, in...
Stay financially fit in 2024

Stay financially fit in 2024

As 2024 swings around, we’re all receiving a constant stream of forecasts and predictions for the year ahead. We’re not going to add to them. At the end of the day, we don’t add any value by making bold guesses about the future, because our crystal ball is no clearer...
Time to tighten the belt?

Time to tighten the belt?

The cost-of-living crisis is starting to bite for lots of people, with the return of inflation and increasing interest rates hitting people hard in their wallets. So reducing expenditure will be an important element of financial planning for many families over the...
5 valuable financial tips to give to your children

5 valuable financial tips to give to your children

Money management is a crucial skill that every child should learn at an early age. Learning how to manage finances is not just about budgeting and saving, but it’s also about building a healthy relationship with money. As parents, it’s our responsibility to teach our...