Everything Counts | Ep 1: What does financial wellness mean to you?

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Everything Counts is a new bi-weekly podcast series that focuses on money and financial wellness. Hosted by 702's Motheo Khoaripe, each episode tackles various aspects of personal finance, including saving, spending, investing, pitfalls to avoid and tricks to succeed. The podcast aims to provide valuable information and expert guidance to help listeners improve their financial well-being.

This podcast is perfect for individuals of all ages and backgrounds who are interested in managing their money more effectively and achieving their financial goals. Whether you're a recent graduate or someone looking to improve their financial situation, Everything Counts offers practical tips and insights to help you take control of your finances and secure your future wealth.

In this episode, Motheo speaks to leading financial consumer journalist Maya Fisher French, and seasoned financial advisor from Investec, Kgomotso Motloung, about what financial wellness really is and what you need to do to obtain it.

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00:00 Introduction
01:38 What is financial wellness?
03:35 Maya talks about her career move from stockbroker to journalist and how that impacted how she looks at money
05:32 Where do I start?
06:35 How do I approach a financial advisor?
09:18 Money personalities and their impact on my finances?
10:49 How do I structure my financial plan?
14:33 Why shouldn't I be ashamed about asking for help when it comes to my finances?
17:13 How do I calculate my net asset value?
18:01 Plan for when things go wrong
19:14 Where should I get advice from?
20:26 How should my budget work?
21:38 What habits will help me get my finances in order?
23:22 How do I think about insurance?
28 May English South Africa Business · Investing

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