Better To Wait Or Get Cover Now? – Video

I’ve got Scott Dawes from Dawes Smith Partners in again for a video series on insurance. Last week we discussed What Are The Different Types of Insurance and today I’ve got Scott answering the question if it is better to hold off on getting cover and save money or should you get your cover now…

What Are The Different Types of Insurance – Video

I’ve got Scott Dawes from Dawes Smith Partners in again for a video series on insurance. Last week we discussed the high-level question of who needs insurance cover and today I’ve got Scott answering the question of what are the different types of life insurance cover. There are just so many terms out there like…

Do I Need Insurance – Video

Scott Dawes from Dawes Smith Partners is an expert on all things life insurance and I thought there was no better person to ask a simple question ‘Do I need insurance?’. Scott brakes it down into three things, if you’re earning money, have borrowed money or have children then the answer is likely going to…

Most Important Asset – Video

I love a good JT movie (Justin Timberlake) and recently I was talking to one of my clients about what their most important asset is and it reminded me of one of JT’s movie In Time. The film is based off a sci-fi world whereby instead of trading your time at work or groceries for…

The Ultimate Savings Hack – Video

Last year I discovered the ultimate hack to saving money. I’d love to say that it was all my idea but the idea came from using the savings/investment app Acorns. The Acorn philosophy was to invest really small amounts on a regular basis by ’rounding up’ your current spending and some day it will eventually…

3 Ways To Pay Less Tax – Video

No one likes this time of year. It’s cold, wet, a long way away from Christmas and to add more salt to rub salt into the wound it’s almost tax time! If you’re prepared there are some easy quick wins in making sure you can pay less tax and today I talk about my top…

Dr Suess & Decision Making – Video

Everyone loves Dr. Suess and this week I talk about one of his poems Zode on the Road. This poem is all about this young Zode who comes to a fork in the road leading to place 1 or place 2 and he is so worried about getting to one of the places and finding…

What is Dollar Cost Averaging – Video

People will often ask me ‘Is now a good time to invest in the share market?’ and although I’d love to have a crystal ball, not even the smartest economist in the world can accurately predict which way the property and/or share market will go tomorrow but the only thing you can control is your…

Gender Pay Gap With A 5 y.o – Video

Back by popular demand, I talk with Lila Thompson (my daughter) about gender pay equality and I ask her opinion on why female full-time workers on average are earning only 85% of what their male counterparts are earning. While in financial services it is an even bigger pay gap. Have a guess what her response…

What Is A Tax Deduction – Video

I was having a chat with a friend the other day and we were talking about tax deductions and he was of the understanding that if something was ‘100% tax deductable’ then it was basically the government paying for it. This is, unfortunately, an all too common misconception especially when it is perpetrated by retailers…