LEANING IN: DEMANDING MORE RATIONAL RHETORIC ON WOMEN LEADERS
Once I got over my utter disbelief at Kabogo’s comments, I read them a second time with a more discerning eye for logic. If we offer Kabogo the benefit of the doubt, and extrapolate that the core of his argument is that leaders should demonstrate the ability to govern and make decisions on behalf of others - I can support this. However, purporting that the only way to show these qualities is to be a married man with children is erroneous.
From time to time, we will all make some financial mistakes. Some people make bigger ones than others. What is more important than making such mistakes, is learning from them. Below we have identified some of the more common financial mistakes that lead to economic hardship so that you can try to avoid them in 2014.
We know…it’s not yet December, and we’re already talking about Christmas! But we’re not alone; retailers have already erected displays, the brightly decorated shopping malls, the piped Christmas carols filling every store, flashing lights and colourful TV ads. They know we’ll spend. It’s so easy to get caught up in
LEARNING TO EARN
For many parents getting teenagers or young adults to work over the long vacation can be a hard sell. Yet having a job in the school holidays can be especially important for teenagers as the alternative is invariably for them to spend an inordinate amount of time on the sofa on their mobile phones, surfing the internet, chatting on facebook, skype or other social media. As the vacation draws near, perhaps we should encourage them to get holiday jobs.
Legendary singer Dionne Warwick filed for bankruptcy in March 2012. In a statement last week, her publicist said the singer’s filing was “due to several consecutive years of negligent and gross financial mismanagement.” [..]
WOMEN & FINANCES
YOUR FINANCIAL HEALTH IN 2013
Complete your Financial Report
omeone once said that luck is opportunity meeting preparation.
As we approach the time of New Year resolutions, why not turn your attention to your.[..]
MANAGING YOUR HOLIDAY FINANCES
In five months’ time, the Christmas holidays will be here and hopefully we can all get away from the stresses and strains of work and routine home life. Many people will either head to their preferred holiday destination or their ancestral homes to spend time with friends [..]
MID-YEAR REVIEW OF YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES
RE-THINKING YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES
Our lives are shaped by many different life events - Some exciting and happy, and some very difficult to endure. Wherever you stand on your financial management journey, planning ahead will help you enjoy the good times and better equip you to cope with the more challenging ones. Life’s big events,.[..]
February 2012: The US economy is paralyzed, their population embroiled in debt and still reeling from the embittered sentiments behind the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protests. Europe, ever the home of the calculated cool politicians touting unity, is awash with political in- [..]
Investing vs Saving
After the past two recessions (or was it the same downturn, the effects of which came in two waves?) the question of what you do with the money you make became not just a matter of personal preference, but an important economic evaluation. Essentially it boils[..]