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"Don't invest in or buy things or jump on the financial bandwagon that doesn't make sense to you at its core." - Danielle Gelber

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Sheryl Sutherland JJP, B.A (Otago), Dip.F.A.C (Otago), DipPFinPlan (Waikato)

Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA) & Managing Director of The Financial Strategies Group (FSP 28246)

Why Paying for Financial Advice Makes Sense

If you are lucky to earn more money than you need each month, there was probably a time when you could have used some advice about how best to spend, save and protect it. What is so wrong with all of us that we are unwilling to pay for the good stuff when it is being offered? Even when the advice is truly free, people sometimes don’t want it. Click here to read more...


Simple Financial Solutions Often Beat the Complex Ones

Over my career, I've constantly heard these words from so many people, clients, friends and family - all just assumed that the process of financial planning needed to be complex. The assumption doesn't surprise me.. Click here to read more...

Everything You Want to Know About Falling Oil Prices

Why is the oil price falling? Mostly because of increased supply from America - up to 4m barrels a day since 2009. Although most crude exports are still banned, imports have plummeted, contributing to a glut on the world markets. Other producers have decided not to try to curb their production and keep the price up. Why? Click here to read more...

Outlook: Global Growth in 2015

Leading forecasters estimate that the world economy will grow by between 2.8 and 3.8 per year - about one percentage point lower than last year's consensus forecasts. Read more...

Africa's Path to Growth

Although Africa's growth prospects are bright, they differ not only country by country but sector. We examine the possibilities of seven of them: agriculture, banking, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, and telecommunications. Read more...
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