Entries by Jamie Donald

Commercial Property in a Post-Covid World

One of the most common questions that is currently asked by clients is what the prospects are for commercial property in the future. We have all by now – in our new normal world – got used to meeting our dearest friends, family, and work colleagues on Zoom or Skype, working from home, and shopping […]

Family Governance: Keeping Family Wealth and Relationships in Good Shape

Take a look at how implementing a family governance process can help you to protect your wealth. “Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations” is a well-known saying among many affluent families. It means family wealth that’s built by the first generation is eroded or even destroyed by the third generation, which squanders the assets it […]

Wealth Planning and the Over-Privileged Child

This article takes a look at how you can support your child’s growth. Helping them go from an over-privileged child to a responsible adult. Affluenza. It’s a term that is being used more and more to describe the bad actions – sometimes horrific actions – of over-privileged children of affluent families. Nevermind that it’s not […]

The Old Order Changeth!

When one looks into the future it soon becomes apparent that a crystal ball would be useful.  Unfortunately, they are in short supply.  At times of uncertainty, such as this, it can be tempting to run ‘what if’ scenarios in our heads, such as ‘perhaps I should move into tech stocks and pharmaceutical companies – […]

The Power of Adopting a Reciprocity Mindset

This article is about adopting a reciprocity mindset which is used by millionaires and billionaires to get the results they desire. Are you doing enough for other people in your life – personally, professionally or both? If not, you could be preventing yourself from maximising your own wealth and success. We’re all familiar with the […]