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Get More Happiness for your Money

December 16, 2013 Filed under Personal financial management

One of the world’s most successful investors, Warren Buffet, made a pledge in 2006 to give away 99% of his fortune during his lifetime or on his death.

Since making this decision to give away his wealth, Buffet says he ‘couldn’t be happier’ and ‘the asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends’. Read more

Mind that Gap- age differences in relationships

April 4, 2012 Filed under Personal financial management

There are numerous examples of celebrity relationships with a large age gap between partners (Michael and Catherine, Woody and Soon-Yi, Calista and Harrison) and such relationships are increasingly common throughout society. The success of any relationship relies on good communication and negotiation of differences so the needs of both partners can be met. Financial issues due to age differences are among those that need to be resolved. Read more here… Mind that Gap.doc

Secret Spenders

August 21, 2011 Filed under Personal financial management

One of the advantages of being a single person is you can spend your own money on what you want, when you want. Of course, the downside is there isn’t another person to share the cost, so freedom comes at a price. Getting together with another person usually means setting agreed financial goals and this can lead to feelings of guilt when you spend money on anything other than what has been agreed. Just as there are people who eat chocolate bars when no one is watching, there are those who secretly spend. Read more

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