The Art of Failure 5 reasons why you are failing yourself financially

The Art of Failure 5 reasons why you are failing yourself financially

There are many things in life that we focus our attention on and put our best into; however when it comes to personal finances, many of us carry a narrow view of success. Basically we say to ourselves “if there is enough money in the bank to pay my bills and I can do the things that I want now, then I am satisfied". This is a type of freedom, absolutely.  However, when life throws a few curve balls, we are forced to get a little more serious about the details and need to figure out how to either make more money or cut our expenses. Once back on track, […]
Your Financial Success Checklist

Your Financial Success Checklist

Checklists can help for all large life goals. They help by providing milestones, and by breaking down that seemingly insurmountable goal into more manageable chunks. That’s not to say everyone’s checklist should have the same items (or the items in the same order). Some of us prioritise security with building an emergency fund and making a will at the top of the list. You have both of these right?  Others will prioritise growth  - investment goals and retirement planning. Your top three steps will vary depending on the stage of life you are at. For example, a sample checklist for those with young kids might begin with: Review your estate […]