Certified financial planner shares lessons we can take from the 2018 budget

In the personal finance feature, certified financial planner Paul Roelofse chats to #WeekendBreakfast host Phemelo Motene about the 2018 budget speech, and highlights some pros and cons.

Some thought was put into the process of delivering the budget speech but I’m drawing the line between the budget and a successful financial plan.

As a financial planner, you take people through a process to achieve certain things that are suitable for a particular situation, and the budget speech missed that mark.

It needed something that would have ignited us and taken us away from the timidity.

Paul Roelofse, certified financial planner

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