Hi Tribe,

I read a lot of books on personal development and personal finance, and recently I have started reading a few books on artificial intelligence and FinTech and because of the work I do, women always ask me what books to read. So I thought it to be a good idea to share some of my favourite books in an article.

 

1. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

I read this book in 2006,

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An easy to read infographic on How to manage money together as a couple.

We all know that talking about money can be a challenging topic, especially if you yourself do not have a good relationship with it. So how do you begin to start managing money as a couple?

As the saying goes

“Teamwork makes the dream work.”  –Bang Gae

Below are a few tips.

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“Let us never negotiate out of fear but let us never fear to negotiate.” -John F. Kennedy

 

So let’s say you are accepting a new job or a promotion, your first instinct is to focus on the salary only right? It is a mistake many people make, especially women since they hardly negotiate their salaries. While yes, the goal is to increase your take home, there are other benefits you can negotiate with your employer that will in the long run leave you richer.

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Money Bootcamp: Know the speakers

Only a few days before the Money Bootcamp, woohooo!!!

It promises to be the life-changing money class your never took, not only that, you get to network, enjoy G.H Mumm champagne and delicious Lindt chocolate…I’m here for all of that!!!

 

Cannot wait to see you all there. It’s going to be amazing. All the speakers are bringing their A-game! Are you ready?

Tribe,

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1. Request a free credit report

If you ever need to access credit, hopefully for good debt, i.e. to buy Property, a student loan or to fund your growing business, lenders look to your credit score. You should know what they will see even before they do. It is easy and quick, you can request it online and receive it within minutes.

www.creditunion.co.za
www.transunion.co.za
www.creditreport.co.za

…are just some of the few that offer free credit reports

2.

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Hey Tribe, here are some of my favourite TED Talks. I hope they inspire you to see money differently and your career differently. #financialinspo

* click on the titles to watch videos

 

1.  Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read and trade stocks

If there is a guy who proves that ANYONE can be financially literate is this guy. He taught himself how to read financial statements,

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4 Ways to be more frugal and still feel like you are living your #bestlife

 

  1. Automate your savings and investment

The rich invest their money and spend what’s left. Think like the rich–invest your money first, then spend what’s left.”- Jim Rohn

This speaks to the philosophy of paying yourself first. It’s easier to say you will pay your bills first then, save/invest what is left.

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There has been much talk around black tax and the negative effects it can have on one’s financial journey. Most people not only feel obliged but are also expected to help out parents, siblings or cousins. Although not an easy topic to write about since everyone’s situation is completely different, here are a few tips on how you can still work towards financial freedom while helping family out.

  1. Communicate

Communication is so important in any relationship,

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