Overcoming the Law of Diminishing Intent

April 25, 2015

By   Duncan MacPherson Take a moment to think back to the last time you stumbled upon a fabulous idea. Maybe it was about your financial practice or maybe it had more of a domestic spin to it. Regardless of the idea, the all-important question is whether you followed through with your plan. I would bet that you achieved some of your initial goal, but that your progress stalled somewhere down the line. What happened? Were you too busy to get your idea off the ground? Perhaps ther...

Millennials: Part Young Idealists, Part Old Souls

April 25, 2015

By  Ayo Mseka On the one hand, Generation Y or Millennials (those aged 18-34), are just like their grandparents when it comes to their finances – they're conservative, risk-averse, and realistic about setting goals and taking responsibility.    On the other hand, they exhibit all of the telltale signs of youth – they're more confident than other generations that they'll reach their financial goals; they're more optimistic in their belief that their financial situation is impr...