Good cashflow is critical to the success of any business. Although it’s affected by many issues the key seems to be the downturn in sales a lot of businesses are experiencing. It doesn’t take much of a dip in cashflow to cause problems. Sometimes, dependent on how “highly geared” you are, a drop of even […]
Every so often, we may experience a sudden change in our life, either planned or unplanned. Eva Bennett has just published a handy guide, written very clearly and succinctly, to help you deal with the three biggest changes: relationships, redundancy and retirement
Over the weekend, we had some friends round, who are interested in getting out of the Rate Race and sorting out their finances.
It is a fact of life that women face a higher level of financial risk during their lifetime than men. There are differences between men and women with regard to lifespan, lifestyles, income and attitudes which can have a negative effect on a woman’s financial position.
I often hear women say that they have little involvement or interest in their family investments and financial position. It seems many of you leave it up to your significant other to manage.
The most common financial mistake people make is to borrow money at a high rate of interest in order to buy something they don’t really need or without considering whether they could borrow at a lower cost.
New Zealand relies heavily upon a low dollar to make our exports affordable around the world. It is for this reason that we are hearing a phrase constantly repeated like some arcane mantra in media and professionals around New Zealand that ‘The New Zealand dollar must drop for the good of New Zealand’ but I […]
Stephen Tindall is one of the wealthiest men in New Zealand and also one of the most generous. The Tindall Foundation gives away millions of dollars every year. Stephen says the satisfaction he gets from the Tindall Foundation is greater than what he received from turning The Warehouse into one of New Zealand’s most successful […]
Pick up a paper, flick on the TV, tune in your DAB…what you’re likely to be greeted with a myriad of bad news, especially with regards to the economy. The tumultuous economic times we’re in have shown no mercy, taking huge brands, investment banks and even entire countries to the brink of financial ruin.
Once I’d made the decision, having accepted redundancy, that I was no longer going to work for a corporation – any corporation; I had my business name, a domain name and the business registered with the Companies Office – all within days!
Whether you are a fan of ruby, football, netball or baseball, it’s a great feeling to see your home team take out the championship. Reaching high levels of success in sport can only be achieved with a total focus on teamwork
It is a difficult economic environment at the moment for new and budding business ventures, although by decreasing expenses and becoming more disciplined, start up business ventures can thrive.
Investment markets have taken a pounding in recent weeks as investors grow increasingly nervous about developments in the USA and Europe. Economic growth has slowed sharply in these regions and the slow-down is more widespread than previously forecast.
One plus two does not always equal three. In finance, you can do everything right and still lose big. It is not enough to work hard, save and invest. You have to work hard on the right opportunity, be in the right place at the right time. This is The Art of Wealth.
The rule of thumb when writing a book is to focus on reaching the masses. However, when I decided to write the I-Plan, my intention was not only to reach millions of people, but to impact them in a way that would make a collective difference in America.
There comes a time in life when you have to flick the spend/save switch from saving to spending. If you have been careful with your money during your working life, it can be hard to spend and watch your savings dwindle. Spend too much and you might run out of money; spend too little and […]