Are you a money pushover?

Are you a money pushover? Being loyal, generous and spontaneous are all positive human traits. But if you’re spending more than you need to because you can’t say no, then it could be time to own up to being a money pushover. Get tips on how to stop compromising on your finances and start standing up for yourself. If you’re shy about coming forward to collect money you’re owed and always the one picking up …

Get back what you put in – the power of investing in yourself

Get back what you put in – the power of investing in yourself What do you really want out of life? Investing in yourself is an important way to prepare for achieving your personal goals. Here are 5 ways to make sure you’re ready to meet the future as your very best self. 1. Take care of your body and mind Being in poor health can make almost anything feel like an impossible challenge.  That’s …

Time for women to celebrate

Time for women to celebrate March 8 marks International Women’s Day – a good time for women to embrace opportunities to achieve financial independence. After more than 30 years in the money business I’ve seen women make great strides with their personal finances. The gender pay gap is narrowing, lenders no longer shun single women when they apply for a home loan, and little by little, women are gaining a larger slice of the superannuation pie. …