Have you felt the fashionable pull to publicly commit to a New Year Resolution?
Has your social news feed been flooded with images of bottles of Champaign, Wealth and high Fashion photos that only makes you feel isolated, or even bad about yourself?
Welcome to the annual New Year advertising splurge designed to separate you from what's left of your money, before you can really think about it.
Welcome to a new year (and a new decade). Remember old habits don't usually take us to new places.
Hopefully this the year you’ve decided to set some family goals and get a little more proactive on achieving some saving goals. One of the challenges of a busy life can be we keep our ideas and hopes about our personal money goals locked in our head, rather than writing them down where we can see them, talk about them and maybe even ask about our progress to achieve them.
So it's fair to assume there’s also a lot of siblings of those same people living with a disability or chronic illness.
We often forget that for every person with a disability, there’s probably a sibling or extended family member helping support them or who act as the financial backup for that person too.
We all read about the terrible road tolls that affect our modern life.
Every day the same stark reality of yet another death on the roads tempts us to look away, forcing advertising agencies to use increasingly violent images to get our attention.
But today with modern technologies and advances in trauma medicine, more people now survive car accidents. The cost of surviving can be devastating to the survivor and their family in both personal and financial ways.
Many blended Australian families wanting greater certainty in their estate planning choose to make a mirror Will with their spouse - effectively leaving everything to each other.
Experiencing prostate cancer has a significant impact upon a man's personal, work and family life. The sobering fact is 1 man dies every 3 hours from prostate cancer in Australia.
Who will look after them when we’re not there?
Finally Sorted is the estate planning division of Sapience Financial specialising.
For most of our risk insurance clients, getting their Estate Planning sorted is a natural next step so they can then cross-reference those important details into their estate plan documents too.
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Driving a car is probably a big part of your life right?
It doesn't take long before we've all seen a few close calls, or maybe even an accident.
Nobody plans to be in an accident they're just a part of modern life in cars, so keeping our family as safe as possible on the roads is important to all of us.
Thankfully, today's cars have a range of safety features installed. Modern cars even have multiple airbags ready to protect its occupants in case of a serious accident.
Now while you might not see them, knowing they're there in case of emergency, helps you feel safe, so you're free to enjoy the drive.
Well, just like safe driving, in our personal lives we all have to plan ahead to prevent problems.
These days modern life brings new problems that usually can only be solved with modern day solutions.
Modern Estate Planning is like the safety bags in your car, but for your life.