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A Contradictory Life

Three money memories

This article was first published here. I have previously written about the enthusiasm and energy which encapsulates our passion at Anchor and how this enthusiasm has led to a constant evolving of the company. I spoke about the people that constitute … Continue reading

Finding the order in disorder

One year ago I attended a Flux Trends talk which I found absolutely fascinating and thought I should share with you all (before I attend the next one tomorrow – better late than never). The State We’re In provides a comprehensive snapshot … Continue reading

Making the best of insurance

I finally published a post on why I drove an old car. In it I mentioned insurance and how the expense can drastically add up over a couple of years into quite a meaningful number. Insurance is a gripe payment … Continue reading

Why I drove an old car

Up until very recently I was driving a twenty-four year old Mazda 626 and I have had a draft post on the “why” for months, probably even more than a year, sitting in my dashboard. Besides the fact that I … Continue reading

The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman

My friend, Tam, told me a story the other night: The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman An American tourist was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the … Continue reading

Hashtag GIRLBOSS

I bought #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso immediately on Talya Goldberg‘s recommendation a few weeks ago and could not wait to curl up with it and read something that would motivate and inspire! I even had my pens and notebook ready so … Continue reading

Every Rand counts! #OneRandMan

Sanlam ran a fascinating social experiment during July – National Savings Month – with which I am absolutely obsessed. View this post on Instagram No amount of R1 coins can top this view. #latergram A post shared by Sanlam Group (@sanlam_group) on … Continue reading

The sustainability of health and wealth

A few months ago Anchor Capital (where I work) co-sponsored a cattle auction and I was asked to write something to introduce our business, tied in with an auction theme, that we could have printed on flyers and incorporate into … Continue reading

If I won the lotto and smart money habits

We have all played this game before: what would you buy if you won the lotto? I am not much of a gambler – there is that (not so) famous story of the time Ali, Olivia and I frequented the … Continue reading