AIDS TO FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

  Generally speaking, retirement should last for many years. The beauty of being on retirement you can always try new things. If you do not enjoy doing them, stop and try something new. Listed below are few questions you may wish to ask yourself; What do I want... read more

WHAT MAKES YOU GET OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING

INTRODUCTION. My main purpose for life is to do the very best for my wife and family. As my sons are all happily married and all doing well, my focus is to share with my wife, the best years of my life. My wife Bev had a health scare a few years. She was very brave... read more

Why is a Purpose so Important

In life, we start out simply absorbing our surroundings and those who live in them. As we grow, we begin to question these phenomena. Once the questioning starts, it continues for the remainder of our lives. There are always more questions than answers. Recently I... read more

Boredom, Depression and Despair in Retirement

Shortly after we published our book THE NEXT STEP: Planning the Road Though Retirement I spent a very enjoyable lunch with some retirees. When time came to “sing for my lunch” I extolled the virtues and pleasures to be enjoyed from planning your time... read more

Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Mention the word retirement and the mind pictures grey hair, walking sticks, slow ponderous movement and a declining mental agility. But this only applies to that element of society made up of those who have completed their working life. The vast majority of working... read more

Personal and Family Information

 Several years ago, my brother passed away. Although I was not the executor of his estate, I assisted the executor to collate all his personal assets and liabilities. The majority of his documents were held in files and some boxes. My brother had an assurance policy... read more

FACING OUR MORTALITY

I suppose everybody, at some specific point in life, suddenly realises they are not going to live for ever. I also suppose it is not a moment which is remembered with pleasure or satisfaction. In my case, I grew up in a Roman Catholic home and was educated by nuns and... read more

Protecting Your Estate and Legacy

Many South African legal practitioners are finding that the bureaucracy involved in the winding up of Estates is becoming more intricate and complex every year. It has reached the stage where it is no longer a financial option for them to meet the duties of Executor.... read more

The Children/Grandparents Relationship

There are many  benefits to the special relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren. To obtain a wider perspective of the part played by children in keeping the aged young, I have done some research into this intriguing topic by researching several ... read more
AIDS TO FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

AIDS TO FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

  Generally speaking, retirement should last for many years. The beauty of being on retirement you can always try new things. If you do not enjoy doing them, stop and try something new. Listed below are few questions you may wish to ask yourself; What do I want...
WHAT MAKES YOU GET OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING

WHAT MAKES YOU GET OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING

INTRODUCTION. My main purpose for life is to do the very best for my wife and family. As my sons are all happily married and all doing well, my focus is to share with my wife, the best years of my life. My wife Bev had a health scare a few years. She was very brave...
THE DANGERS OF SELLING LOW

THE DANGERS OF SELLING LOW

The premise of investing is simple: buy low, sell high and, by doing so, earn an investment return. In practice, however, it’s far more difficult. How we’re wired as humans makes it hard for us to set aside our emotions as investors.

Why is a Purpose so Important

Why is a Purpose so Important

In life, we start out simply absorbing our surroundings and those who live in them. As we grow, we begin to question these phenomena. Once the questioning starts, it continues for the remainder of our lives. There are always more questions than answers. Recently I...
Boredom, Depression and Despair in Retirement

Boredom, Depression and Despair in Retirement

Shortly after we published our book THE NEXT STEP: Planning the Road Though Retirement I spent a very enjoyable lunch with some retirees. When time came to “sing for my lunch” I extolled the virtues and pleasures to be enjoyed from planning your time...
Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Mention the word retirement and the mind pictures grey hair, walking sticks, slow ponderous movement and a declining mental agility. But this only applies to that element of society made up of those who have completed their working life. The vast majority of working...
Documenting Information is Critical

Documenting Information is Critical

Jonathan Dunwoody Director, Future Legacy Wills. What happens when the “designated admin” person in your family passes away and you realise that all of the important information about your finances, insurance policy documents, bank account details, access codes to...
8 Essential tips to make Estate Planning Easier

8 Essential tips to make Estate Planning Easier

Estate planning doesn’t need to be overly complicated, yet there are common mistakes we see people make that can have devastating outcomes for those left behind.  Here’s what you need to be aware of. 1. Watch Your Wording A misunderstanding with wording in your will...
Personal and Family Information

Personal and Family Information

 Several years ago, my brother passed away. Although I was not the executor of his estate, I assisted the executor to collate all his personal assets and liabilities. The majority of his documents were held in files and some boxes. My brother had an assurance policy...
AIDS TO FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

AIDS TO FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

  Generally speaking, retirement should last for many years. The beauty of being on retirement you can always try new things. If you do not enjoy doing them, stop and try something new. Listed below are few questions you may wish to ask yourself; What do I want...
WHAT MAKES YOU GET OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING

WHAT MAKES YOU GET OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING

INTRODUCTION. My main purpose for life is to do the very best for my wife and family. As my sons are all happily married and all doing well, my focus is to share with my wife, the best years of my life. My wife Bev had a health scare a few years. She was very brave...
THE DANGERS OF SELLING LOW

THE DANGERS OF SELLING LOW

The premise of investing is simple: buy low, sell high and, by doing so, earn an investment return. In practice, however, it’s far more difficult. How we’re wired as humans makes it hard for us to set aside our emotions as investors.

Why is a Purpose so Important

Why is a Purpose so Important

In life, we start out simply absorbing our surroundings and those who live in them. As we grow, we begin to question these phenomena. Once the questioning starts, it continues for the remainder of our lives. There are always more questions than answers. Recently I...
Boredom, Depression and Despair in Retirement

Boredom, Depression and Despair in Retirement

Shortly after we published our book THE NEXT STEP: Planning the Road Though Retirement I spent a very enjoyable lunch with some retirees. When time came to “sing for my lunch” I extolled the virtues and pleasures to be enjoyed from planning your time...
Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Mention the word retirement and the mind pictures grey hair, walking sticks, slow ponderous movement and a declining mental agility. But this only applies to that element of society made up of those who have completed their working life. The vast majority of working...
Documenting Information is Critical

Documenting Information is Critical

Jonathan Dunwoody Director, Future Legacy Wills. What happens when the “designated admin” person in your family passes away and you realise that all of the important information about your finances, insurance policy documents, bank account details, access codes to...
8 Essential tips to make Estate Planning Easier

8 Essential tips to make Estate Planning Easier

Estate planning doesn’t need to be overly complicated, yet there are common mistakes we see people make that can have devastating outcomes for those left behind.  Here’s what you need to be aware of. 1. Watch Your Wording A misunderstanding with wording in your will...
Personal and Family Information

Personal and Family Information

 Several years ago, my brother passed away. Although I was not the executor of his estate, I assisted the executor to collate all his personal assets and liabilities. The majority of his documents were held in files and some boxes. My brother had an assurance policy...