2206, 2022

It’s the middle of the year, are you on track to reaching your goals?

By |Jun 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

We are halfway through the year already. So, let us have a quick check-in. What progress have you made thus far regarding the money goals you set in January? Are you on track to achieve these goals or have you encountered a few unforeseen roadblocks? If you have, it is ok to feel despondent. Yes, it's absolutely ok. Life is never smooth sailing and with all the happenings that are [...]

2505, 2022

Make more money

By |May 25th, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|

Make more money If you want to be wealthy, make more money. If you feel like you are not making ends meet, make more money. If you desire a lifestyle of comfort and financial freedom, make more money.  It’s that simple. Yet this simple strategy is not easy for everyone to apply. In this month's blog, we share some ideas on how you can make more money. Have you ever [...]

2803, 2022

Create your spending plan

By |Mar 28th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

In our January blog post, we helped you to identify your money goals using our financial wellness wheel so that you can have a financially successful 2022. In February, we talked about the importance of designing an action plan to help you achieve your goals one step at a time. In this month’s blog, we focus on creating your spending plan. The word ‘budgeting’ often generates feelings of trepidation and [...]

1303, 2022

Design your action plan

By |Mar 13th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

In our previous blog post, we discussed the importance of crystallising your money goals for the year ahead (i.e., identifying and writing them down), the next step is to figure out the actions you need to take to help you achieve those goals. “Remember, a dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your [...]

2701, 2022

How to identify your money goals?

By |Jan 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|

I only truly discovered the power of goal setting later in life. And if I think back to all the goals and progress, I could have made, I realise I have two choices: Get up, start moving and play catch up or sit back, regret what I could have had and allow life to pass me by. If you are in a similar boat, then decide right now what are [...]

809, 2021

Money Matters: Jean Archary

By |Sep 8th, 2021|Categories: News|

Financial Wellness Coach, mom, and author Jean Archary has produced a children’s book called Mrs Spiggles and Her Money Tales which shares important money messages with children and aims to set them on a path to financial wellbeing in the future. She chats to Leigh-Anne Williams about the importance of financial education for children and what to expect from her book... Read Full Article

809, 2021

Author on teaching kids about financial wellness through a flying piggy bank story

By |Sep 8th, 2021|Categories: News|

When she could not find an age-appropriate financial book for her daughter, she was inspired to write her own. Financial Wellness Coach, mom, and author Jean Archary has written a children’s book entitled Mrs Spiggles and Her Money Tales. Mrs Spiggles is a flying piggy bank that comes to life and shares important money messages with children... Read Full Article

809, 2021

Raising financially savvy children — new book for kids shines a light on money matters

By |Sep 8th, 2021|Categories: News|

Knowledge is power, as the saying goes, and this is particularly true when it comes to financial wellbeing. Many money problem people face could have been avoided if financial literacy were taught earlier in life. Knowledge helps create a foundation for children to build strong money habits early on and avoid many mistakes that lead to lifelong money struggles. In response to this, financial wellness coach, mom and author Jean [...]

2104, 2021

Money Messages for Kids – Mrs Spiggles Book Launch with Jean Archary

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

Financial education is a much needed life skill that is not taught in schools. Teaching kids valuable money lessons is now made easier for parents through a collection of stories. Mrs Spiggles and her Money Tales relays the important messages of earning, saving, spending and giving money, For more information, visit www.mrsspiggles.co.za or download the eBook via Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/b08l6bbyf1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ClKWH62O10

2104, 2021

Parents, which financial lessons are you teaching your daughters? | Parenting Hub

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

My parents were instrumental in teaching me the biggest financial lesson of my life. My motivation to be educated, empowered and independent stems from the tough experiences my mom endured as a woman, wife and eventually single mother. Witnessing her hardship of having to raise four kids all on her own, I vowed that I would not be left in a similar position and this is what led to my [...]

2104, 2021

Gifts that keep on giving

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

This article was first published in the fourth quarter 2016 edition of Personal Finance magazine. The first, simple goal of gift-giving is instant gratification – you want it for yourself, in the form of appreciation, and for the recipient. If you get the desired reaction, job done. But the effect is fleeting. It takes far more courage to set the goal further and higher: a gift with benefits that are [...]

2104, 2021

Perils of cashing in on your car

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

Plan may offer quick fix but ultimately leave you worse off If you're cash-strapped and need a lump sum in a hurry, you may be able to sell your car and then lease it back for less than what it would cost you to hire a car. When your finances improve, you can buy back your car for the amount you sold it for. DriveAwaySA's offering is timely, with many [...]

2104, 2021

FREE Masterclass with Jean Archary Strategy & Development Specialist Financial Educator | Author | HSCF2021

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

Jean is a Financial Identity Coach and author in South Africa expanding her reach to help young leaders globally. Join us for this fun and interactive discussion and session. Time & Location Mar 13, 9:00 AM EST @HOMELIVE About the Event Becoming empowered starts with the basics in understanding the M in STEM...Money! Join us in this interactive session with Ms. Jean Archary as she provides insight through a step-by-step [...]

2104, 2021

Mrs Spiggles

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

I will never forget the day that started this journey. My daughter was about six, and I was doing the afternoon school run. It was extremely hot that day and I suggested we stop to get an ice cream. She wanted an ice cream from a fast food outlet that cost about R5 at the time. However this detour was in the opposite direction of home, so I suggested we [...]

2104, 2021

Jean Archary – Women in Finance Network

By |Apr 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

Jean Archary is a specialist in the financial services field, a Certified Financial Planning Professional® and a certified workplace coach. Financial education is a topic close to her heart. Jean also holds a BA in Psychology and Communication, and a postgraduate diploma in Advanced Tax. Jean is also a proud mum to her seven-year-old daughter, Taria. Raised in a single-parent home with three siblings, Jean was forced to learn many [...]

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