Happy Independence Day to all my US readers!! Hope you are enjoying the day off! Photo credit To quote Forbes.com, Here’s a holiday suggestion that only a personal finance blogger would make: While you’re celebrating Independence Day, take some time to nail down the day you want to become financially independent. Super geeky, right?… Read more
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Are you Saving Enough for your Child’s Future?
Providing for children can be expensive, and with prices rising it is not likely to be cheaper any time soon. Some parents choose to give their children a head start in life by saving for their children to help them buy their first car, to put towards university fees or contribute toward a housing deposit…. Read more
A New Goal for a New Year!
This is a guest post from my VA Clarisse, who talks about how she turned her financial life around all the way to home ownership! I was only 19 and my husband 18 when we got married. At the age of 21, my daughter was born without even thinking having a baby could be difficult… Read more
How to Save When Starting a Small Business
There is so much to learn about starting a small business, it can seem overwhelming at times. I think we can all agree that starting your own business is the best way to financial independence (or the worst, if you don’t do it right). To start a new business you need some money – creating… Read more
Moneystepper’s 2015 Saving Challenge
Fancy a new challenge in 2015? Want to save more money and become wealthier? If you do, Moneystepper.com may have just the thing for you. Click here to read more over at Savvy Scot!
How my parents raised a financially responsible kid.
I remember when I was a kid, I had lots of games that required imagination, and one of my favorite was playing with fake money. I had a purse, and a wallet, complete with printed plastic cards that looked like real credit cards. They had animals printed on it and they were more like… Read more
The Right Balance between Saving and Investing
If you’re trying to become financially independent, one of the most difficult lessons you’ll need to learn will be how to save and invest your money. Whether you’ve just graduated from college or you’re a high school leaver who’s looking for work, it’s more than likely that you’re tired of hearing that you shouldn’t be… Read more
Controlling your finances as a business owner
As a business owner, you want to have time to run and expand your business, instead of spending hours over the minutiae. Here are a few tips that will help you keep control of your finances while saving some time too. Having enough cash for small expenses At the moment, we… Read more
Financial goals update, July-August 2013
On January 1st, I set a number of financial goals, and will update every couple of months through the year. Here is the third review. You can check the January-February one here and March-April there, May-June here. Two goals were added then, live off online income, and donate 10% of said income to sponsor children… Read more
Money Saving Challenges for Business Development
In a world where economic breakdown, recession and bankruptcy form the front page news almost every other day – small time or even for that matter established businesses grapple hard trying to keep their businesses afloat. Whether it is Europe, America or Asia, failing economy, rising production costs and demanding labor all contribute to a… Read more
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