One of the big debates after Britain’s general election on May 7th is what is commonly referred as Brexit: the possibility of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union. As David Cameron’s Conservative Party won a majority on the last elections, one of the promises made to voters is to hold a referendum in… Read more
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How does the Lottery support British Sport?
According to the National Lottery website, 20% of the funding raised for Good Causes goes towards British Sport. This money helps to support a range of British sport, from grass roots community projects right up to Olympic athletes. In fact, since 1994 the National Lottery has raised over £6 billion for sport across the UK… Read more
What would you do with $200,000?
It was pretty unexpected but I sold an investment recently, and with another one coming to term, the insurance money from the investment gone wrong, and some decent online income, I now have quite a bit of cash and don’t know what to do. It is a $200,000 question… No, I am not going to… Read more
Making the Most of Your Golden Years Financially
This is a post from Mario Vitanelli, a freelance writer and blogger who specializes in international politics and finance, retirement and investment. His areas of expertise include European, Asian and Latin/South American economic policy and QROPS pension scheme. When away from his keyboard, he enjoys photography and appreciates the rest of the Vitanelli family’s endless… Read more
Why I upgraded to a paid bank account
Morning all! As you know, I manage several currencies as part of my net worth, and part of it is in the UK in Pounds Sterling. So this post is in GBP, just put a $ sign in front and you get the idea! This post is not sponsored, just my opinion about my bank…. Read more
Lost and Found- Canada Compared To UK
Good morning folks! Enjoy a lovely guest post from the great Mr CBB today! Mr.CBB is the voice behind Canadian Budget Binder who says that “It’s not about how much money you make it’s how you save it”. Mr.CBB shares budgeting tips, frugal lifestyle, relationships, recipes, parenting, personal finance and so much more for his over 4500 fans… Read more
Bang for your buck, UK edition
I have not updated this travel series for a long time, but Janine from My Pennies, My Thoughts contacted me to get tips about traveling around Europe for 6 weeks, and I wanted to share them with you too! You can check previous posts about the US, Guatemala or Morocco as well. I wrote a… Read more
The tale of two broadband providers: the very best and the very worst
I said last week that I would take advantage of my amazing Alexa rank of 400 in Guatemala to write a big rant about my internet provider, Tigo, and will do that in Spanish this week, not only to spare my dear readers but also so that everyone here knows what a bunch… Read more