Whittaker’s Financial Commandments

Yves SchoofBusiness

When I first came to Australia, the first personal finance book I read was authored by Noel Whittaker. To this day, his financial tips are very valuable to me and of course also my clients. HERE is an another excellent article by Mr Whittaker, published just before Christmas. I am sure you will find his practical advice as valuable as … Read More

10 Share Market Predictions For 2021

Yves SchoofBusiness

The start of a new year brings out the share market forecasters with their crystal balls. But after what we experienced in 2020, you have to be really brave to make a short-term prediction about financial markets with any confidence. With that in mind, how should we think about the future? A starting point is to filter out the short-term … Read More

How To Have A Better Chance Of Achieving Your Goals

Yves SchoofFinance

The start of a New Year provides is the traditional time for us to review our lives and set new goals for our health, finances, jobs and relationships. But unfortunately these big resolutions, made with the best of intentions, don’t always work out. Why is that? One problem, say psychologists, is we often overlook the importance of mindset. Instead of … Read More

Your Financial Priorities For 2021

Yves SchoofFinance

Happy new year first of all, and welcome back to my weekly blog. I thought this would be a good time to consider what your financial priorities should be for the year ahead. Please find below a non-exhaustive list for you to consider. Cash flow Can you earn a higher income? Perhaps you can position yourself for career progression, and … Read More

End Of Year Greetings From Affluence

Yves SchoofBusiness

To all of our clients, business partners and their families, all the wonderful people that we met this year, thank you for being part of the journey in this challenging year. We sincerely hope that 2021 may bring more joy, good health and prosperity and we look forward to seeing you in the new year. Yves and the team at … Read More

Investing For Doctors – Part 5 – Asset Allocation

Yves SchoofInvestments

Many people make ad hoc investment decisions and buy the flavour of the day, rather than considering their overall asset allocation, even though this particular decision will influence more than 90% of your long term returns. You can learn more here:  

Investing For Doctors – Part 3 – Risk Vs Return

Yves SchoofInvestments

With some many people investing in the stock exchange for the first time, I thought it would be useful to share some educational videos on the topic of investment fundamentals. The third video I wanted to share considers the concept of investment risk and risk vs return.