On Building a Romantic Relationship with the Spirit of Money

On Building a Romantic Relationship with the Spirit of Money

So I am still in Dubai and spent my Saturday in Abu Dhabi, visiting Emirates Palace and The Grand Mosque.

In the midst of all this, I was also dealing with the fact that in a recent spirit of money meditation, money had asked me if he could please to be a husband instead of a lover.

I think it's important to note that this was 10 days ago and I haven't done a spirit of money meditation since.

3 Factors that Impact Your Investment Portfolio

3 Factors that Impact Your Investment Portfolio

I’m still in Dubai and spent the week checking out cultural monuments and learning a little about the history of Dubai on a tour.

A few weeks ago I wrote about things to consider when creating an investment portfolio, but in today’s blog post, we’re going to explore the factors or things that impact the growth of your portfolio, so you can decide what instruments to add in your portfolio.

How a Country’s Credit Rating Impacts Your Investment Portfolio

How a Country’s Credit Rating Impacts Your Investment Portfolio

A few weeks ago in the Money Magicians group on Facebook, I started the #FinancialFriday talks where we talk about economics and investments and have started sharing all that on the blog.

Last week South Africa was downgraded to junk status and I think it’s important to know what that means in terms of investments and your portfolio.

How to Start Healing Our Ancestral Financial Baggage & Scars

How to Start Healing Our Ancestral Financial Baggage & Scars

As I’ve been doing a lot of inner child meditations lately and I had this epiphany this morning that so many of my emotions that I thought come from adulthood and events that are happening in this moment, don't come from there.

I've just conditioned myself to react and feel in a particular way from childhood, and most of the events in my adulthood just trigger those emotions and I’m reacting from that space of hurt.

Questions You Should Ask Yourself before Creating an Investment Portfolio

Questions You Should Ask Yourself before Creating an Investment Portfolio

When I was growing up I would see my parents and aunts and uncles all with salary slips and on there would be deductions for funeral policies, death cover, insurance, retirement. I'm sure some of y'all know.

It took me years to understand that these were actually investments and this was their portfolio and was because it didn’t make them less broke or lead to financial freedom.

What was the deal with that?

It’s not that people don't invest; it's their approach to investing that holds them back. They buy whatever they are told to buy by the many financial advisors that come to their companies or by their friends.

They join the pension scheme at work; buy the funeral policy their friend is selling, but what's the strategy behind all this?