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Spring greens

September 30, 2012 | Filed under Growing vegetables

Those heavy frosts earlier this month are a distant memory (I hope) and this morning’s balmy weather seemed the perfect time to plant out my lettuce seedlings. …Read more

Money for two – managing money in relationships

September 28, 2012 | Filed under Personal financial management

The changing roles of women in society have led to some interesting trends in how money is managed in relationships. Our mothers and grandmothers came from an era when married women mostly didn’t work, but were given ‘housekeeping’ money. …Read more

Career coaching advice

September 24, 2012 | Filed under Looking for a new job

Whether you have recently lost your job, want to change your career, seek to further the career you have or are about to enter the workforce, the keys to success are similar. It involves successfully answering three questions: ‘What do you want to do?’, ‘What skills do you bring to the marketplace?’ and, ‘What will others pay you to do?’

You might like to contact Susan at http://www.sea-change.co.nz/career_coaching/

Susan has loads of experience at this work and has had some good results.

The ‘As If’ Principle for planning ahead with your money

September 21, 2012 | Filed under Personal financial management

One of the most useful techniques for planning ahead with your money is what I call the ‘As If’ Principle.

It is a really simple technique that clearly identifies in advance whether a specific goal is achievable, while at the same time, helping you achieve it! …Read more

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