money mentalist blog

How Do You Build Wealth?

We were with a group of friends recently and among the topics that got thrashed around was (besides the Sevens, the cricket and a bit of music) the money we had earned during our working [...]

Financial Insecurity Makes You Irrational

You know that when you have money worries (or any worries for that matter), they can seem all consuming.  You go to bed worrying about money and it's the first thing that pops into your [...]

Secrets that Men Keep from Women

We are always scanning global publications for articles about human behaviour and the relationship with money.  An article popped up in my feed that ticked both these boxes (money and psychology) and, first glance it [...]

What About You and Me?

Sometimes, in our busy lives, we often lose sight of 'us'.  This is not a new phenomenon that’s suddenly evolved from a new age workshop or even new technology, this 'happening' has been around as [...]

The Post Holiday Blues

We’re home!  The suitcases are packed away.  Family and friends have their pressies.  The photos are downloaded and organised into meaningful folders.  The washing is done and the dogs are happy to see us - [...]

Marriage: Merge Your Finances?

When our parents got married.  It was automatic.  Finances were merged and the women changed their name.  In today’s world, a lot of couples are opting to keep their name and their finances their own.  [...]

Beware: 5 Money Mistakes for Couples

Once upon a time you met someone special, you fell in love and after a while, started a life together.  Financial decisions were made, although quite often they just happened rather than being a conscious [...]

We’re Going on Holiday!

The phrase, ‘We’re going on holiday!’ conjures up a range wonderful thoughts, from adventurous roads trips to winging away for a spontaneous adventure.  It invokes images of pool side, beach time, powder ski slopes, visiting [...]

Wanna Play?

“Grandma, you Wanna Play?”  It’s 10am on a Tuesday morning and our three-year-old granddaughter has come into my office with an irresistible smile and asks me if I wanna play.  Without any hesitation, I stop [...]

Love and Money, Goes Together Like…

What does love and money have in common?  Well, both improve the quality of your life.  If your relationship with your partner is fantastically wonderful, then your life is most likely going to be humming [...]

Figured out Where You are Going?

Setting goals for the New Year is great, but if you really want to get serious then you need help from a coach, mentor or accountability partner. After the excesses of Christmas and a week [...]

Declutter Your Finances

I woke up this morning with the urge to clean!  No, I don’t mean the usual push the vacuum cleaner round, a bit of dusting or dealing to those shower marks. I mean a deep [...]