It’s your first date, you have had a lovely meal and the bill arrives. What happens next?
According to a survey by Nerdwallet in 2014 (1,000 respondents in the USA who are in a relationship) 77.4% believe that the man should pick up the tab. It looks as though traditional gender roles when it comes to money are alive.
Both men and women think this, but men are a little more likely to think this way. Continue reading →
Happy New Year! We hope that you have had a fantastic time over the Christmas/New Year period and enjoyed a least a few days off.
It’s (late) January, a time for reflection about last year and looking ahead at self-improvement for this year. Once you have worked through the diet and exercise goals (they always seem to be fairly near the top of my list), there’s the money planning for the year.
Here are the Three Critical Rules of Money Management that you need to incorporate into your planning.
Typically in our society wealth is equated with how much money we have. Wealth can mean different things to different people and what it means to you comes down to your core values.
As a money mentor I love to listen and learn from as many different experts and differing perspectives about money as I can. So it was with eager anticipation that I attended Dr John Demartini’s recent talk on wealth in Auckland.
I wasn’t disappointed, it was fascinating. I could really relate to what he was saying. It isn’t just about changing your money behaviours, you need to go much deeper than that and explore your beliefs and core values.
When you ask a room full of people how many of them want to be financially free most of the room put their hand up. When you ask the same room to put their hand up if they are financially free, very few do. Why is this? Continue reading →