What’s your Money Archetype and QUIZ to find out

Covid-19 has affected us in different ways, not just financially but emotionally/psychologically too. And we all have tried to cope in different ways; for example, when the lockdown began people stocked up on essential groceries and detergents.Hand sanitizers were completely sold out! This was an unconscious response to the Covid-19 and the lockdown. Buying was […]

Must-Have Money Conversations You Need to Have With Your Partner

On the first date, you discuss splitting the bill. Before you know it, you’re engaged and planning a wedding. If you haven’t already, it’s time to have the Money Talk. Yes, talking about money can be heavy, but it’s important to have these conversations. To help you cover your bases, here are some key financial […]

Financial advice from my Father

Shout out to the money-minded dads with wise advice. Fathers wear many hats—chauffeur, mentor, protector, provider. And on many occasions, they play the role of financial advisor, too.   My father was always trying to instill money management principles into me and my brother. Now whether we took that advice was totally up to us. I […]

Money Management Tips For Busy People

Staying on top of your finances plays a major role in whether you achieve your money goals. When you have a life full of career, family and personal demands on your plate things can get busy, fast! As a result, a regular review of your spending, savings, and debt can fall by the wayside.

Must Read Personal Finance Books for Women

I have always been an avid reader however now I prefer to select books that further my education, personal development, or inspire and motivate me. I think everyone should spend at least 10 minutes a day reading a personal development book of some kind. Audio books are just as great because you can multitask your ‘chores’ and […]

How to Create a Simple Personal Budget

If you’ve read any personal finance advice, you know there’s one simple rule that comes up time and again: You need a budget. Budgets assign your money a job and establish spending limits for specific expenditures so you can use your money responsibly. Making a budget isn’t as terrible (or boring) as it sounds. It […]

How Can a Budget Change Your Habits?

Unless you’re on a budget, changing your money habits can be really hard to do. Willpower and determination will only get you so far. The amazing thing about a budget is that it allows you to see how much money you spend, and what you spend it on. When you know how much you spend […]

How to Prepare Financially After a Job Loss

Controlling the things that You can control We are going through uncertain and challenging times. In one way or another the Coronavirus pandemic is affecting us all. If you’re reading this because you’ve lost your job or had to take a pay cut or perhaps somebody you care about is going through this, I want […]

Financial Lessons learnt during lockdown: what the Coronavirus taught me about money

Over the past weeks, we have been forced to lockdown and find new ways to live, work and socialize within the confines of our homes. Most of us have successfully managed to adjust and in doing so we have most likely realized several interesting new things about ourselves. When it comes to money and finances, […]