Retirement planning

Pie Charts, Pensioners, and Planning

“You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” – George Bernard Shaw. I liked that quote, especially after reaching a benchmark birthday which, as expected, led to me being deluged with birthday cards. All of them (with the exception of my mother’s) poked fun at my advancing years. … Continued

Dancing With The Future

The title above leapt out at me as I read a Seth Godin blog. Seth is a combative New York marketeer who always has something thought provoking to share. In so many ways it paints a picture of what we do at Stewardship Wealth. I loved the idea of seeing the future as a dance … Continued

Reality Leaves A Lot To The Imagination

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination” – John Lennon Do you remember those visual 3D puzzles popular back in the nineties? You had to look into the middle distance, or cross your eyes to find the hidden image. Apparently, our subconscious decodes the differences in repeating patterns. Our brains are hardwired to rearrange things … Continued

Chocolate or Banana?

It’s been said that we should “Eat to meet long-term goals, not short-term satisfaction.” So, choosing between fruit or chocolate should be easy. But is it? Do we consider our dietary choices in terms of long-term health outcomes? I rarely considered food choices in that way until recently. I now have a list of things … Continued

Map or Navigator… Both Please!

“If I was going there, I wouldn’t start from here!” is a legendary response to a request for directions. I’ve been mulling over the topic of maps, plans, and their hidden complexities prompted by US marketing and business guru Seth Godin’s recent blog post. It reminded me of an experience on our honeymoon which came … Continued