AFTER THE BELL

Protecting what matters as an expat

Having the right protection in place is an aspect of financial planning that is often overlooked. While insurance could be more complex and costly...

Useful summer health tips

  Summer for educators is a time of exploration, reconnection, relaxation and preparation. For expatriate teachers, there are added considerations such as travel, rekindling relationships and...

5 Easy makeup tips for beginners

Women love to look and feel their best. When it comes to makeup, some of us will grudgingly agree that it does a bit to...

5 treats to relax every teacher

A full week of work can be quite draining mentally and physically. When it comes to taking a break, most of us simply just want...

A moment with Stephen Ritz

In January of this year (2016), Stephen Ritz brought a packed auditorium of educators and education practitioners to their feet in rousing applause after sharing...

Here’s what you should know about Diabetes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by 2030, diabetes will be the leading cause of death. According to WHO, in 2012, the disease was...

Create a welcoming reading environment at home

Many parents believe that if they simply provide their children some reading material that should be enough to encourage their children to read. Unfortunately, this...

Five cost effective countries in which to retire

One of the primary reasons that people engage a financial planner is to know if, and when, they can retire. When engaging with my clients...

Meet our writer Aaron Crotty

Even though crunching the numbers is of utmost importance, when it comes to balancing the books, many of us would prefer to do anything else...

Conflict resolution tips for parents

Conflict is unavoidable. We all want to be listened to, respected and understood. When this doesn't happen, we often find ourselves in the midst of...