Tagged: defining wealth

Success is personal

“Success” for you is different to “success” for me. I’ve been reflecting on this lately in the context of my business. I celebrated the two year anniversary of Fairhaven Wealth a few months ago,...

Buy experiences, not things??

“To be happy, buy experiences, not things.”  It’s a simple slogan. And it certainly seems compelling. I’ve seen it repeated many times in recent years, and I’ve been guilty of saying it as well....

Warren Buffett’s most important lesson

Warren Buffett is an interesting cat. He has long been one of the richest men in the world, and people love to quote him about investing. I’ve done it myself. I think there’s a lot...

The importance of friendship

Maclean’s has published an interesting article by Brian Bethune in which he discusses two books, The Vanishing Neighbour by Marc Dunkelman, and The Village Effect, by Susan Pinker.  Although I’m less convinced by the propositions about how “our...