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 [...]

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 [...]

The Salary Misconception

We carry false beliefs when it comes to our salary or paycheck.  From employed to self-employed people, young and older, there’s a way of thinking about our salaries or incomes that we need to [...]

I Can’t Afford it

Do you constantly say and believe that you cannot afford things? That you cannot afford to enjoy the things you want to enjoy, cannot afford to take your children to good schools, cannot afford [...]

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 [...]