The Bonus Debate

Mark is an Account Manager at an advertising firm. He has been working there for five years. His job is to manage clients, which includes; project management, billing, correspondence and [...]

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 [...]

Steps To Get You Out Of Debt

Do you feel like debt has defeated you? We recently started a help group for debt on Facebook and people have been sharing their debt stories.  Most of us are in debt in one form or the other.  [...]

Budgets Made Practical

Akoth keeps a budget.  Many of us do not like this term though logically we know we should be keeping one. In our Centonomy classes we ask people what they feel when they hear the word budget and [...]

Living Smart

Do you live smart? Many of our financial issues arise because of our lifestyles.  We live, eat and exist in a certain way, which then translates into spending in a certain way. When we are not [...]

Things to not do when Broke

“I’m broke”, is such a common statement that we use when referring to the fact that we don’t have money. Very often, people use this statement casually. For example, when they don’t want to turn [...]