Tag - financial choices

The lifestyle trap

The lifestyle trap

As the cost of living increases, many are tempted to break the law to keep up with the Joneses. Readers may be aware of the recent arrest of financial adviser Thomas Stringfellow on fraud charges. He was arrested on allegations that he misappropriated R100 million in client funds. The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) is also investigating...

The meaning of money

Money can fulfill us or just fill our homes. Recently, as the fires raged in the mountains above our home in Hout Bay, I had that moment of complete clarity about the meaning of money, relationships and what really matters in my life. When we received the message that our area had been put on red alert, I had to think about what I would take with...