Tag: Personal Finances

3 Money Tips to Follow Before Baby Comes

I have found the biggest mistake young families make is not planning prior to the arrival of their children. The fact is, the better you prepare for your financial future before baby is born, the better you’ll be prepared for the unexpected. New parents do not completely…

Guide To Better Budgeting (*2 Min Read)

A budget is basically a money plan, outlining your financial goals. Having a budget, you can well establish and regulate funds, set and achieve your financial objectives, and make advance decisions as to how you want your finances to function well for you. The…

Financial planning 101: Mortgages (*2 Min Read)

Amortization Amortization simply involves paying off debt with equal payments at equal intervals over time. An example of this is a fixed rate mortgage – your monthly payment remains the same throughout the entire life of your loan. Even though your monthly payments might…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance (*2 Min Read)

Life insurance blah blah blah. Is that what you hear when someone mentions it as part of your new job’s employee benefits round-up or when you see something about it on TV or social media?  Not to worry: we’ve got the low-down on what…

6 Reasons Single People May Need Life Insurance (*2 Min Read)

Many people make the assumption that life insurance is for married couples and those with kids. While it is true that not all single people need life insurance, there are a number of reasons when it can make (really) good sense. 1. You have…