We have written before about the danger of believing everything you read. Worldwide, but especially in South Africa, the media love to sensationalise bad news; so it is important to distinguish between actual news and blatant sensationalism intended to trigger your emotions. Read More
If you are in your fifties or sixties today your outlook on life is very different from that of a 20-year-old. You probably still believe that you have to work hard; dedicate yourself to one company or business for life; save 10% of your salary every month; make sacrifices and postpone your enjoyment of life until the day you retire at age 65. You hope you can then reward yourself with 20 years or so, before you die, of catching up on all you’ve missed and enjoying the comforts you’ve sacrificed.