Posts By Verena Malherbe

Financial planning for a stay-at-home spouse

Financial planning for a stay-at-home spouse

Most families tend to focus on the primary breadwinner when they take out life insurance as it’s easy to comprehend how losing their income would impact the household. However, people tend to overlook the huge non-financial contribution of a stay-at-home parent. Verena Malherbe investigates.

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Verena Malherbe

Verena Malherbe

Posted on June 06, 2019 in Financial Planning.

Financial planning basics: the importance of budgeting and saving

Financial planning basics: the importance of budgeting and saving

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.

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Verena Malherbe

Verena Malherbe

Posted on June 06, 2019 in Savings.

Financial planning basics: Inflation (and how it could be stealing your savings)

Financial planning basics: Inflation (and how it could be stealing your savings)

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.

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Verena Malherbe

Verena Malherbe

Posted on April 25, 2019 in Savings.

Are forgotten assets losing you money?

Are forgotten assets losing you money?

Poorly performing investments could put your comfortable retirement in jeopardy, even if you're a diligent saver. Verena Malherbe talks about how you can safeguard your assets through effective financial planning.

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Verena Malherbe

Verena Malherbe

Posted on March 26, 2019 in Financial Planning.

Why saving is the key to having it all for millennials

Why saving is the key to having it all for millennials

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.

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Verena Malherbe

Verena Malherbe

Posted on March 06, 2019 in Savings.