Feeling flush?

You may be one of the lucky ones who receive a bonus this time of year. It’s a great feeling to be flush with money! Many of us mentally prepare for this time throughout the year, or shelve expenses for year end, when we know that there will be some extra cash. We start planning…

Credit – know your score!

Most of us will all need to apply for credit at some time in our lives – it’s almost a certainty. By taking ownership and being pro-active in managing your credit, you can avoid any unpleasant surprises and make sure that financial support will be there when you need it most. Anyone who has ever…

Will my money last?

That’s the burning question many pensioners have in the back of their minds. With increased longevity many face the prospect of running out of money before they run out of life. If one considers a retirement age of 65 and a life expectancy of somewhere around 90 (it differs slightly for men vs women, but…

Scams – be wise and be safe!

In this electronic age where it is easy to create illusions and pretend to be something that we are not, it is so easy for con men (and women) to thrive, preying on innocent people. We are often gullible, through no fault of our own, and this is exploited by clever people who promise us…