How to Earn Money Past Forty!

At some point we have to move beyond being motivated to just pay the bills. I was invited to speak to a group of over 40’s recently and the conversation took this turn. A couple of weeks ago I [...]

The True Cost of “Me”

Sheila* wrote to me a few days ago and said that her emergency fund did not work. Sheila has recently been retrenched but that’s not the problem. While working she had tried  to plan her money [...]

The Poverty of Quick Money

Keith has finally hit the jackpot!  He has won one hundred million shillings in the lottery. His dream has finally come. He is rich beyond his wildest imagination. He can finally live the life he [...]

Your Retirement Checklist

There’s an age that comes with its fair dose of reality.  When you realise that time has indeed gone by and that retirement that you used to think is so far away is staring at you in the face or [...]

An SME plea to the Bank

Dear Bank. My name is SME.  In full this means Small to Medium Enterprise. You may have heard of me.  I was born five years ago.  Right now, I am an annoyed and frustrated SME.  The reason.  This [...]

Advice to my university self

We graduated over eighty university age students from our campus edition course last week and used the opportunity to invite other students across universities.  There were couple of really good [...]