Why financial optimism matters and how to find it when the world is a mess.

With the cost of living escalating, inflation reaching all-time highs, rampant rolling blackouts, and the very real risk of the South African economy slipping into a recession, many investors may be left feeling less optimistic about their financial futures. It is easy to get bogged down by the current state of affairs, but as long-term investors, history reminds us that periods of strife often present new opportunities, and that is why being successful at investing requires a degree of optimism. Lise-Mari Crafford, head of ManCo Distribution at Allan Gray, joins Kaya Bizz to explain why being optimistic about our personal finances matters, and how we can find optimism when the world is a mess.