Every decision we make is composed of both conscious and unconscious bias, however, just like you wouldn’t seek a general practitioner (GP) for a complex heart issue or cognitive decline, you shouldn’t rely on non-specialists – or, worse, no advice at all for important financial decisions. Why then do we witness each day clients who […]

Let me paint a picture here. Things are looking good.  You’re 50 years of age, happily married, living in your forever home with no debt. Your kids have all left school and are starting to fend for themselves. You’re at the peak of your powers professionally and are looking to retire by 60. Suddenly you […]

When I meet clients for the first time who are considering a granny flat arrangement, their concern is that Mum or Dad may have to see out their days in a semi habitable building in the far back corner of their yard. Fortunately, this increasingly popular arrangement continues to evolve, and nothing could be further […]

From the day we start school (if not before), we’re told that we are all unique examples of the roughly 100 billion humans who have walked the earth. If this was the case then why are we all so consistent, predictable and almost boring when it comes to money? It affects us all on such […]

If you’re about to embark on your wealth creation journey, you may be wondering what you should aim for first. Here’s my advice: aim for nothing. Huh? Let me explain. When I say ‘aim for nothing’ I mean you should aim for owing nothing and owning nothing. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? In fact, you may […]

The media is no longer a civil service. It’s a business. Yes, this statement would have Walter Cronkite turning in his grave. But sorry Walter—the glory days of the stoic newsman presenting a fair and balanced view at 6pm are over. These days, news is less about journalism and more about bending to our deepest, […]