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MY EXPERIENCE WITH MYFINTRACK


Posted on: October 30th, 2014 by Chris M 4 Comments
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...

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MAZDA RELAUNCHES AND ANNOUNCES NEW MAZDA...


Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by Chris M No Comments
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...

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MYFINTRACK – A FREE BUDGETING...


Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by Chris M 1 Comment
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 ...

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INTRODUCING THE KII


Posted on: October 22nd, 2014 by Chris M No Comments
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...

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RETIREMENT TAX CHANGES POSTPONED


Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Chris M No Comments
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. ...

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OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE MONEY MATTERS


Posted on: October 16th, 2014 by Chris M No Comments
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...

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JSE FTSE TOP 40


Posted on: October 12th, 2014 by Chris M No Comments
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...

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FINANCIAL TOOLS & WIN R250,000!


Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by Chris M 2 Comments
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...

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MY 5 SEO KICK STARTER TIPS


Posted on: October 4th, 2014 by Chris M 4 Comments
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...

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TEENAGER VS ADULT WITH COMPOUND INTEREST


Posted on: September 18th, 2014 by Chris M No Comments
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...

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