Marty’s World: Meet Abigail

Illustration of Abigail, the human - A Smart Way To Start

Marty knows Abigail since she was four, And instantly knew they‘d be friends evermore.Abigail loves little insects that crawl,Cute ones and creepy ones – she likes them all! Ladybugs, beetles, wood ants and bees,Even the earwigs – it’s odd she love these!Think of the weirdest bugs that exist:If they’ve got six legs, then they’re on her list!  Grasshoppers, […]

My Innovating Advice: Develop Women’s Financial Confidence

I was fortunate enough be invited as guest speaker on Kate Holmes’ Innovating Advice podcast. I got to talk about my advocacy for women’s financial confidence and the risks women face in wealth and finance. My advocacy on gender and pay equality came to be when I realised that women face a lot of long […]

My Webinar With SmartPurse: The Importance of Teaching Kids About Money

Last April 21, I had the pleasure of delivering an online webinar hosted by SmartPurse. I was invited to talk about “How To Teach Your Kids About Money” in their Weekly Money Hour session. In this webinar, I got to talk to fellow parents about about the importance of teaching your kids about money.  I discussed why it’s […]

My Experience at the World Economic Forum 2020

mara harvey at the world economic forum 2020

In January, I had the pleasure and privilege of becoming a resource speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos. I participated in the event as an opening keynote speaker for “Primary Futures” in Davos Platz Primary School.  The event gave the children a chance to meet international role models and World Economic Forum delegates. They got […]

Why An Allowance Is The Best Tool For Financial Education

Marty receiving allowance

As parents, we often wrestle with the idea of giving money to our children. Two opposing thoughts often come to play when we are dealing with giving children an allowance. First is that: I want to make sure that my child will never feel lacking and that everything he/she needs is taken care of. The […]