This article was written by Jeff Prestridge, the Personal Finance Editor of The Mail On Sunday. It was originally published on The Financial Times Adviser website here, entitled 'Bigger picture for financial planning'. Sometimes, consumer personal finance journalism lets the public down. Not always (as I hear some of you say), just occasionally. Mea culpa and all that.
One of the five elements of Financial Wellbeing is having a clear path to identifiable objectives. In this episode, Chris and David discuss the concept of a clear path and look at practical ways to achieve more focus and clarity.
Episode 2: The Wellbeing From Stuff In this episode, Chris and David talk about the Wellbeing that can be derived from possessions versus experiences. They talk about the relationship between money and Wellbeing, and how to use one to achieve the other. 1:26 – What’s Your Relationship To Money, Twitter @FinWellbeing. @JDLConsultants, @CashQuestions, @DoYouPunctuate, @SJTanton, @100_joanne, [...]
Wellbeing comes from having what you want. This can be a problem. How do you know what it is that you want? Whether those ambitions and dreams are achievable?
In this episode, you'll learn what Financial Wellbeing is and how it relates to Wellbeing generally. You will meet Chris Budd, author of The Financial Wellbeing Book as he talks with actor and writer David Lloyd. You'll hear a bit of background behind the book, and why Chris has decided to donate all the proceeds to the Penny Brohn UK Cancer Centre.
How can we tell when we have achieved success? What is success? What will it look like for you? You work hard, you work smart, you compete and you innovate. At what point in time do you sit back, relax, and think “I’ve made it”?
There are a few ideas to do with money that are accepted as standard wisdom, that are taken as read and not challenged. Until now... Why Are We So Obsessed With Accumulating Capital? When we get to that nirvana point of having flexibility over our time, what is it that we want from our money? [...]