Sure many financial decisions should induce a certain level of anxiety as they involve risk-taking, but with sound financial habits and advice, it is not necessary to persistently feel insecure about your money and your financial choices. Feeling secure requires a lot emotional labour to identify and uproot the roots of our feelings.
In this week's blog, Sunél highlights the evolving trajectory of retirement in the 21st century. Retirement planning has shifted from the goal of an abrupt fixed age retirement to determining personalised approaches for a more gradual transition out of the workforce. Tailoring retirement plans to individual needs and aspirations is essential for navigating the changing dynamics of work and retirement.
Sometimes, it seems that talking about the allocation of financial resources is treason to the idea of romantic love. But, if we do not pay attention to the financial aspect of marriage, over time, resentment can set in.
Protecting our inner landscape translates to taking breaks from the news, deliberately making time for fun and family away from the fear and turmoil. Even further, making time for silence, stillness and solitude – time to retreat to refocus and refresh...and diligently practise graditude.
You can only feel you’re falling behind when you measure yourself against a preconceived idea of what a path to success looks like. But such a comparison makes us lose sight of our individuality. How can we all follow the same path when we are uniquely shaped by our DNA, gender, race, culture, religion, geography, privilege, and histories?