If only…

Imagine, you’re at the beach admiring the beautiful homes that overlook the water.  If only you had your own beach house to escape to… Being picked up by a friend in their new luxury car.  You would love a car like that, if only you had a better paying job… Listening to the kids fight over […]

Is 100 the new 80?

Recently I read The 100-Year Life by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott from the London Business School. The book recognizes that due to varying factors such as improved living conditions and advances in medicine, people are ultimately living longer.  What jumped out at me early on was the question: “Would you live your life differently if […]

What’s the right investment strategy for you?

What’s the right investment strategy for you? This is always an interesting question and one that many will have a view on.  Some argue that investing in the property market is more stable and “less risky”.  The opinion of those on the flipside is that without risk there’s less return on your investment. Every type […]

The difference between profit and true wealth

Do you own a business? Or manage a team of employees? If so, there’s an interesting  TED Talk by Chobani founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, called “the anti-CEO playbook”.  Throughout his presentation, he challenges the way  businesses (and particularly CEO’s) operate in today’s world.  Hamdi’s view is one of a time gone by that is worth remembering. […]

If you were approached to sell your business…would you?

This is a question many business owners have pondered at some stage, or maybe multiple times, and for various reasons.  Depending on the type of business, there may have been a change in the industry or consumer expectations, or maybe family members are putting pressure on the owner to move on. Whatever the case, ask […]

How to set your kids up financially

Earlier this year, one of our readers contacted me with a suggestion for a newsletter topic…wealth building for your kids.  No doubt a subject area that will interest many parents, especially with children tending to live at home longer these days! Contributing to your children’s financial future can be as simple as depositing money every […]