MY EXPERIENCE WITH MYFINTRACK


Investing & Money
piece written on the 30th October 2014 by  
Last week I spoke about Momentum's Financial Wellness Solution called MyFintrack, and this week I actually want to share my experience with it. You'll recall that I didn't want to over expose myself by sharing all my financials, but now I've had a chance to carefully go through it and am able to give you some r...

Continue Reading...

MAZDA RELAUNCHES AND ANNOUNCES NEW MAZDA...


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 23rd October 2014 by  
For the car fans out there you'll know that Mazda and Ford have operated under the same umbrella for a long time, but not anymore! Mazda are relaunching independently of Ford and they're doing it with the announcement of the All-New Mazda3. I remember walking around a shopping centre in Cape Town and seeing the Mazda2 when it launc...

Continue Reading...

MYFINTRACK – A FREE BUDGETING...


Investing & Money
piece written on the 23rd October 2014 by  
It's time to carry on with the next instalment of the Momentum's Financial Wellness Solutions series that I've been working on. Thus far I've introduced the campaign and I've written about ...

Continue Reading...

INTRODUCING THE KII


Technology
piece written on the 22nd October 2014 by  
For all the hours I spend online, I'm bound to come across the odd device that I think is truly brilliant and today I've come across one that struck me with a, "why didn't I think of that?" moment. BlueLounge's Kii is a truly incredible device, how often are you caught without a phone charger cable? Far too often! Well, the Kii is a small keychain that allows you to connect your mobile device to your computer to c...

Continue Reading...

RETIREMENT TAX CHANGES POSTPONED


Investing & Money
piece written on the 20th October 2014 by  
So it's official, expected retirement tax reforms have been postponed to 2016 and possibly even 2017 if an agreement hasn't been reached by July next year. With everyone expecting to enjoy a higher tax return from next year, it's really quite sad to hear this news. ...

Continue Reading...

OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE MONEY MATTERS


Investing & Money
piece written on the 16th October 2014 by  
Over the past couple of years that I've gone down the journey of understanding financial wellness I've learnt there when it comes to money, you get offensive strategies and defensive strategies. These strategies need to run side by side - If you only focus on defensive strategies you won't earn a great return and on the other hand if you're offensive you might stand a chance of losing money. Anyone who understands mo...

Continue Reading...

JSE FTSE TOP 40


Investing & Money
piece written on the 12th October 2014 by  
I've been watching the stock market from afar of late and haven't been involved in many trades because I've been anxious about what's going on. It wasn't too long ago that the Top 40 and the All Share index were trading at incredible highs. And like everything in life, what goes up, must come down and that's exactly what my fear has been. When I started looking into this, I wanted to see a good spread of...

Continue Reading...

FINANCIAL TOOLS & WIN R250,000!


Investing & Money
piece written on the 10th October 2014 by  
I've worked incredibly hard this year to change the focus of my blog from just being about technology and marketing to being one that shares my journey into what I like to call Financial Understanding. The beauty of this is that I'm writing purely from a personal experience and so the mistakes I make you can learn from, and the wins you can replicate. I've received fabulous feedback from all of you so I thank you for...

Continue Reading...

MY 5 SEO KICK STARTER TIPS


Marketing & Business
piece written on the 4th October 2014 by  
A couple of days ago I read an article written by the head of SEO at a well known marketing agency in Cape Town. The article covered his top 5 tips for SEO and I was quite taken aback at the simplicity of the tips. In fact, 2 of the 5 tips are circa-2004 type tips and this left a bit of a stale feeling in my mind. I mean, one of the tips is to leave lots of comments on other blogs and include your link there - uhm, c...

Continue Reading...

TEENAGER VS ADULT WITH COMPOUND INTEREST


Investing & Money
piece written on the 18th September 2014 by  
I've touched on this sort of subject before, but I wanted to take this opportunity to write about it again because of it's importance. It's never too late to start investing and the best moment to start is now, but if you're one of the fortunate people who get to start when you're still in your teens, you're going to be really thankful and I'm going to show you why. Let's look at two people: Susie - Ag...

Continue Reading...