The Financial Coach

MANAGING PEOPLE AND THEIR EMOTIONS AROUND MONEY

Financial Planning for Dummies – Part 2

The first article in the “financial planning for dummies” series identified the 5 most common risks people face, namely: Dying too soon and leaving debt or dependents. Living too long (insufficient funds on which to retire). Disability (over a short or extended period). Funds for short term emergencies. Debt! This article looks at the first …

The great equity debate continues

All the while that this debate has been going on the market has risen…for anyone who invested at the low in Nov/Dec last year there has been a 22% return from the ALSI already… I think there is a danger of throwing the baby out with the bath water here…equities are the most likely asset …

Financial Planning for Dummies – Part 3

The first article in the “financial planning for dummies” series identified the 5 most common risks people face, namely: Dying too soon and leaving debt or dependents. Living too long (insufficient funds on which to retire). Disability (over a short or extended period). Funds for short term emergencies. Debt! This article looks at the second …

It’s so easy to save money

It’s so easy to save money! One of the “compulsory” forms of insurance that people with bonds have to have is Home Owners Insurance – this is insurance that covers the cost of replacing the building if it is destroyed through things like fire and floods. Usually the bank that provides the bond also very …

Financial Planning for Dummies – Part 1

Financial planning for dummies! I rememebr reading that one of the main reasons that the majority of consumers did not do any financial planning was the perception that they did not have sufficient money to justify a financial plan. Add to this to the existing perception that financial planning is a really onerous and complex …