Posts In Savings
It's a tale as old as time. You reach your forties and suddenly realise that you are halfway through your career, that retirement is a lot closer than you think and that you've yet to start planning for it. Cue panic. Mario Wiese talks about the biggest financial mistake he sees people making again and again.
Budgeting is at the foundation of successful financial planning - whether you earn $1,000, $10,000 or $100,000 (!) a month. Verena Malherbe explains why it's important to track and predict your income and expenditure.
Inflation isn't called "the silent thief" for nothing. But most people don't realise how it can affect their finances on a personal level. Verena Malherbe explains exactly how inflation can negatively impact your savings - and how to prevent it.
According to public opinion, millennials would rather focus on saving for amazing experiences (like holidays or Michelin-starred meals) than for retirement - as compared to Gen Xers for whom security, stability and saving their hard-earned cash are on top of the priority list. However, there is a middle ground. In Verena Malherbe's debut blog, she talks about how millennials can achieve the best of both worlds through careful financial planning.
Millennials are often portrayed as self-absorbed social media junkies and profligate spenders who live for the now and fail to plan for the future. However, other research suggests that they are being done a disservice. Jordan Donald investigates to determine exactly how savvy this generation is at saving money.
How do you transition from simply trying to manage your money effectively to actually putting in place a sound financial plan which will help you achieve the life that you want? Check out Adon Beddoes' simple guide to find out the answer!
You might receive a tidy pay check each month, but it’s not how much you earn that will secure your financial future - it's how much you save. Check out Adon Beddoes's list of nine signs that mean you aren’t saving enough to safeguard your financial future. If any of these resonate with you, it’s probably time to change your financial habits!
The risks of the stock market are pointed out loud and clear to potential investors. But should savings accounts come with a warning too? Lynda Calver explains why putting all your money in a savings account may not be as risk-free as you might think.
So you know you should be saving but you just haven’t managed to get started yet. Often the first step is the hardest! Adon Beddoes has put together a step-by-step guide to get you on track.
Whatever your reason for moving to Hong Kong, the happy by-product for many expats is a good salary with a higher disposable income. Lynda Calver discusses how to stockpile significant savings while you’re busy making the most of everything this dynamic city has to offer!
As a financial advisor, one of the most common questions Joe Regan gets asked is, “How do I become a millionaire?” In his latest blog, he explores the ways in which you can achieve this lofty financial goal.
Is your regular savings plan underperforming? Infinity's Joe Regan talks about how you can steer your savings to greatness.
A Christmas gift that can transform the life of a loved on. Paul Dodd employs some imaginative thinking for the festive season.
Paul Dodd looks at the challenges and financial behaviour of those born between 1980s and 1995.
Financial goals are a question of individual choice and as a result vary enormously. In today's post Carl Turner explains how he is helping one of his clients fulfill his lifetime dream to own a yacht and sail around the world.
Expensive toys don't mean much if you blow all your wealth. Carl Turner explains why it is the steady savers rather than the flash Harrys that retain control over their financial destiny.