As the dust settles from the Christmas and New Year celebrations, many families want to put their finances under control to recoup money spent over the holidays, increase their savings and put a stop to overspending. If you plan to do the same, the first step is to build a family budget to show how […]
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At a recent meeting with some fellow business owners, we had a brainstorming session to identify common misconceptions that stop people seeing a financial planner. I’m talking about people who already know that they have financial challenges and that they need to see a financial planner. What’s stopping them from picking up the phone to […]
A practical guide to get your money back on track Because I help people who are struggling with debt and money problems, about twice a week I receive a phone call from a first-time caller in financial difficulty. My first question to them is “Can I help?” And during our conversations, they tell me what […]
It is very easy to let emotion control our investment decisions when experiencing market volatility: especially when we are being bombarded with constant media coverage reporting gloomy performance and falling share prices. Many people put off investing simply because they don’t know when to start – they are seeking “the best time”. Others who are […]
In 2016, Share market volatility has become a daily part of news headlines. The unusual volatility that has taken hold of financial markets in recent weeks is resulting in some impressive moves up in asset prices and many more harrowing declines. Analysts suggest this will be with us for a while. It’s only natural to […]
Who is helping you to review what you really need….and what you want? One of the biggest challenges we have when planning for our financial security is determining the difference between what we really need…and what we’d like. Working with a financial adviser can help identify the difference. This happens when the relationship is first […]
Developing a financial strategy with which to achieve your financial and lifestyle goals is a critical step on the road to financial security and success. Congratulations if you have a plan. Now there are two additional steps to help ensure your plan becomes a future reality! First, if you have not yet consulted with a […]
Coping with change is difficult, no matter how old you are. The particular challenge for adults over 50 is the sheer number of changes and transitions that start to occur—including children moving away, the loss of parents, friends, and other loved ones, changes to or the end of your career, declining health, and even […]
The value of financial planning goes beyond dollars and cents – it can simplify your life and give you a sense of security and peace of mind about your current and future financial position. A professional financial adviser can thoroughly consider your circumstances, and then develop strategies to help you reach your goals. These may […]
It’s important to know what you want from a Financial Adviser. Do you want the Financial Adviser to be responsible for all of your financial affairs such as managing your investments, preparing an estate plan and its associated documents (wills, trusts, enduring power of attorney, etc.), handle your insurance, or even do your income […]