Can I afford retirement? (The Barbie Story)

Can I afford retirement? (The Barbie Story)

Barbie is 60! My goodness where did that time go? Oh and doesn’t she still look amazing – lovely figure, beautiful skin and such long legs! But as the plastic blonde bombshell wanders off to her retirement dreamhouse, we got to wondering about the state of her...
Do I need a financial adviser?

Do I need a financial adviser?

Ten reasons why you don’t need a financial adviser! As independent financial planners, it’s common for us to hear all sorts of reasons why people don’t want or need financial advice. Here’s our list of the top ten answers people give for not seeking the help of a...
Childcare and your financial future

Childcare and your financial future

The “Motherhood Penalty” The financial wellbeing of women who choose to have children is constantly under threat – but this doesn’t have to be the case. New research shows that punishing childcare costs are creating a ‘motherhood penalty’ that contributes to an...
Never judge a book by its cover

Never judge a book by its cover

You know what’s worse than judging a book by its cover? Judging a book by its cover… AND THEN making financial decisions based on what you guess the book might tell you. And yet, we do this all the time. Not with books, but with people. Look at the photo. Not only are...