Consider longer-term investments: Alistair Bean and Associates

How long are you going to live and how many people do you know who are already in their 80s or 90s? Will you financially cope?   These are some of the questions people ask themselves and then their thoughts turn to investments. When thinking about investing, many people may only consider a one or […]

Money Matters: N H + Associates

  People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. – Joan Rivers.     Joan was right, but perhaps in a way she hadn’t intended. Chartered Accountant and Business Coach Nicole Hague and her team at NH + […]

Investing in a post Covid-19 world: Saturn Advice

  Covid-19 has impacted on investing and not necessarily in the ways we might have expected.     Lance Dawber-Ashley of Saturn Advice says, in March 2020 when it became clear Covid-19 was likely to affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, share markets did what they usually do in times of uncertainty and fell […]

How to get financially healthy for 2021: Alistair Bean

If there was one thing 2020 taught us, it was how important it was to prepare for uncertain times. As we head into the new year, the only thing we know for certain is that there’s a Covid-19 vaccine. Its implications – and if this means the end of the pandemic? Only time will tell. […]

Four tools for sorting your finances in 2021

Save more than time with automated money management tools to help you keep on top of your spending and investments. These won’t replace the advice of experts, but can act as helpful tools to level up your finances this year.     MONEY LOVER Easily track your incomings and outgoings with a free expense tracker […]

A man is not a financial plan: Polson Higgs Wealth Management

Studies show women make higher returns on their financial investments than men. Why, then, do so many take a hands-off approach to money? Authorised Financial Advisor Shiree Hembrow has dedicated 25 years to helping women plan for and reap the rewards of well-managed finances.   The phwealth adviser says women have a different perspective on […]

Maat Group: Putting your investment dollar to work

Equity Investment Specialists, Maat Group, continues to bring value to the national commercial landscape and investors alike. Metropol talks to Managing Director Neil Tuffin about how commercial property equity investment can make your dollar work harder for you. What does the Maat Group offer and what does your name mean? Maat Group is a commercial […]

Plump up the pension pot

Whether it’s a comfortable three decades away or in a few short years, it’s tempting to put off planning for retirement and facing fiscal reality.     How much of a nest egg we really need can be subjective, varying vastly depending on situations and expectations. A figure plucked out by a few professionals is […]

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Climbing the Property ladder?

It’s right up there as one of the most important moves you’ll make in your life. Little wonder that buying a home – whether it’s your first home or your fifth – can be highly stressful, especially when you’re not sure if you’re making the right moves to get the best deal.     Based […]