Is cash a good gift?

June 18, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  With wedding season and graduations upon us you may be trying to find the perfect gift.  Handing a newlywed couple or a recent grad an envelope full of cash can be a great gift to help them ease in to the next phase of their lives.  But is giving cash as a […]

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5 signs it’s time for a career change

June 17, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a  question, do you love your job?  If the answer is anything but an affirmative YES you may want to make a career change.  I did. Just a few years ago I changed careers from being a financial planner to being a social media consultant.  To be honest […]

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4 (Cheap) Ways to Spend a Day Off

June 15, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Do you ever just need a day off?  Well I do.  So today Nick and I are at home enjoying some time together.  Well actually the time together hasn’t started yet because we can’t decide what to do. If you had a whole 24 hours to spend with your sweetheart and only […]

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Weekly roundup: Why you should always act like you’re sick

June 12, 2015

Good morning Dinks and happy Friday.  I’m happy to say that the dreaded three week cold/flu/stomach ache I told you all about last week has finally started to come to end.  Thank you to everyone who sent over their best wishes and homemade remedies for recovery.  I’m finally feeling better.  I still have a little […]

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How to Buy Mutual Funds

June 11, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Yesterday I had a client who asked “How do I buy mutual funds?”  That’s a pretty general statement, the food equivalent would be “Where can I buy the best chocolate?”  Well that depends on what type of chocolate you’re looking for, how much you’re willing to pay for good quality as well […]

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4 Ways to Create a Financial Plan for Couples

June 10, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you have a financial plan?  If so do you have one with your spouse?  Truth be told as a financial planner I very often create individual financial plans for people who are married, but very rarely do I create a financial plan for couples. The […]

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Top 5 Best Payment Gateways for Your ECommerce Store

June 10, 2015

With the increased number of online transactions, the importance of having an efficient online payment service cannot be overemphasised. Today, everyone is digitalizing their businesses by taking them to the online platform. This has in turn increased the need for the online payment gateways. Since online business is currently the order of the day, we […]

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5 Ways to Invest in Gold

June 9, 2015

Gold is the most popular investment among all the other precious metals. Investors purchase gold as a way of diversifying risks in their investment portfolio. They say it’s a form of safety net as gold has been stable throughout the years but as with any other type of investment, it is still subject to volatility […]

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5 Types of People Who Need Life Insurance

June 9, 2015

The goal of life insurance is to provide a measure of financial security to your loved ones should you die. In its simplest form, it’s a tool to protect against the loss of income. Not everyone needs life insurance and maybe you are trying to decide if you should purchase or not. Are there people […]

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