Category: General

Money in the media

Some links to interesting articles in published media such as The Press, The Sunday Star Times, and The Herald from recent months: John McCrone wrote a valuable article about “How to succeed at the retirement game“....

Weekend reading (24 & 25 June 2017)

In the 24 June 2017 edition of The Press: Janine Starks exhorts us: “Don’t get MAD, get a firm grip on the reins“. MAD is an acronym for Money Anxiety Disorder. Starks prescribes ten...

Certainty and the turkey problem

We all take lessons from the past and apply these to making predictions about the future. This is both appropriate and necessary in many situations. The difficulty is that sometimes the lessons we learn...

Planning for multiple futures

Apple recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the announcement of the iPhone.  The iPhone, and smart phones as we know them, are now so pervasive and central to the lives of so many that...

Is there a relationship between luck and morality?

For most people, it’s fairly easy – and natural – to think of ourselves or others as moral or ethical people. Or otherwise.  It’s an internal trait, that’s largely independent of context or circumstances. Right? But…...