Reframing your approach to money

Reframing your approach to money

Today’s blog is about radio, rules of thumb and reframing how you think about money.
Enjoy today’s (on-time) bulletin.

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Get your house in order

Get your house in order

Most of us want to stay in our own homes for as along as we can as we age. While that part of your life might seem like a long way away as you reach retirement, my retirement series blog this week urges you to make ‘aging in place’ one of your financial goals.

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Retirement is “Me” Time

Retirement is “Me” Time

Continuing with our retirement series, we look at the seven significant considerations when transitioning to retirement. Let me know if I missed any!

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Money on deposit is costing you your retirement

Money on deposit is costing you your retirement

This week we explore the cost of keeping money on deposit, and what impact inflation, taxation and fees will have on your future lifestyle.

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Protecting against what is certain and what is possible

Protecting against what is certain and what is possible

The soon-to-be renamed Sunday Supplement is with you on a Thursday. Today I’m encouraging you to critically analyse various policies you’ve accumulated over the course of your life which may not make sense anymore.

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Transitioning to retirement is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Make this one change then.

Transitioning to retirement is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Make this one change then.

Did your mother ever say to you as a child, “Would you jump off a cliff if somebody told you to?” It’s not just a childish thing – we can still have that compulsion as adults to do what everybody else is doing. This week I’m looking at how you should arrange your retirement finances. Clue: it involves ignoring what everybody else does.

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Consider adding terms and conditions to your will

Consider adding terms and conditions to your will

Passing wealth on to the next generation is a cornerstone of our society, yet it has the potential to go badly wrong. We need to radically change our attitudes to inheritance. In a nutshell, we need to outline out intentions before it’s too late.

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Retirement Series, Part 2; Understanding the Basics

Retirement Series, Part 2; Understanding the Basics

As part of our ongoing ‘Retirement Box Set’, we move on to outlining some of the basic ingredients required before you submit your request to retire.

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Three questions to ask yourself when thinking about retirement

Three questions to ask yourself when thinking about retirement

A sound financial plan for retirement can’t be designed unless you have a clear view of what retirement is going to look like. Most of us are clear on what we are retiring from, but do we know what we are retiring to? I have three questions for you this week.

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7 Things to Consider Before You Retire Part 1: Get your head around it

7 Things to Consider Before You Retire Part 1: Get your head around it

This is the first of my seven-week series on planning for retirement. I’m just asking questions today because asking questions gets us thinking. I’d also encourage you to start a conversation with your nearest and dearest, even if you don’t have all the answers – especially if you don’t have all the answers.

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