Your fortune is…

Vanessa Stoykov,  creator,  No More Practice

While I was away on holidays, we went to a Chinese restaurant (in Scotland of all places) and at the end of the meal we all got a fortune cookie.

While some of the fortunes were hilarious ( my son famously got one that said "you are cool!") my fortune was eerily on message.

“You are going to have a very comfortable old age”

Now, maybe its my age (45) but this cookie gave me a special feeling. "Phew!" I thought, "That's good".  Now, I could say that I don't need a fortune cookie to tell me that - that I have a financial planner and a structured financial plan to make sure I do.

But despite all that, the assurance of a cookie made me feel good about the future.

Why? Of all people, someone who spends their time educating on saving and investing for the future shouldn’t care about a message from a

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