Some of the better mindsets to have when it comes to money include: Being mindful and intentional with spending: This means being aware of where your money is going and making conscious decisions about how to use it. It also means avoiding impulse buying and overspending. Setting financial goals: Having specific goals in mind, such … Continue reading Having the Right Mindset About Money.
Instant Gratification Instant gratification, or the urge to meet one's needs or wants right away, can be detrimental to one's finances because it can result in impulsive purchases and overspending. When people give in to desires to purchase items they don't need or can't afford, it can result in debt and other money issues. Studies … Continue reading Retirement Series – Meet Enemy No 2
Not saving enough for emergencies or retirement. Living beyond their means and accumulating too much debt. Not having a budget or financial plan. Not investing for the long-term. Chasing high-risk investments without fully understanding the potential consequences. Not diversifying their portfolio. Not protecting their assets with insurance. Not regularly reviewing and adjusting their financial plan. … Continue reading The Ten Mistakes Most People Make When It Comes to Managing Their Finances.
Inflation. Inflation is a measure of the rate at which the overall price level of goods and services in an economy is rising. It is typically measured using a basket of commonly purchased items, such as food, housing, and energy, and is represented as a percentage change over a period of time, usually a year. … Continue reading Retirement Series -Meet The Number One Enemy
An emergency fund is a savings account set aside specifically for unexpected expenses or emergencies such as a job loss, medical emergency, or unexpected home or car repairs. It is generally recommended to have enough money in an emergency fund to cover three to six months' worth of living expenses. This is to help ensure … Continue reading Emergency Fund – A Crucial Element in Your Personal Finance
Saving money is an important aspect of personal finance and financial planning. Some of the key benefits of saving money include: Building an emergency fund: Having a savings account specifically for emergency expenses can help protect you from financial hardship in case of unexpected events such as job loss, medical expenses, or car repairs. Achieving … Continue reading The Importance of Saving and Why Many Are Not Doing It.
There are a variety of reasons why someone might choose to quit a job, including: Lack of growth opportunities: Employees may feel that they are not being challenged or that they are not able to advance in their careers within the current company. Poor management: Employees may feel that they are not receiving adequate support … Continue reading Quitting Your Job -Why, What and When.
As we age, our bodies go through a number of changes. After the age of 60, some of the changes that may occur include: Muscles may shrink and become weaker, making it harder to move around and perform everyday tasks. Bones may become more brittle, increasing the risk of fractures. Joints may become stiffer and … Continue reading Retirement Series – What Happens After 60 (to most)
There can be a number of reasons why retirees may have difficulty maintaining relationships and connections with family and friends. One reason is that retirees may have moved away from their support networks, either to a different city or state, or to a retirement community. This can make it harder to maintain close relationships with … Continue reading Retirement Series – Relationships and Living Arrangements
People can be untrustworthy for a variety of reasons. Some individuals may have a tendency to deceive or manipulate others for personal gain, while others may struggle with issues such as addiction or mental health disorders that can lead to untrustworthy behaviour. Additionally, past experiences of being betrayed or hurt can make it difficult for … Continue reading Untrustworthy People