Monthly Archives: November 2014
Beginning to Budget
I have spent quite some time reading over my bank statements for the last three months. Because I rarely carry cash and generally use my EFTPOS or credit cards, this has been quite an instructive exercise. I have been able … Continue reading
When it’s Cool to be Cheap
How many of the things that you buy on a regular basis could you get for a cheaper price? Do you do all your shopping in the same supermarket? Or do you shop around for discounts? Have you considered using … Continue reading
Tips for Saving Money in the Summer and Still Taking a Vacation
The summer is a great time to have fun. Most people look at it as a time for vacations and travel. With money still being tight in many places, it can be hard to find the money needed for a … Continue reading
When Is it Time to Start Thinking about Retirement?
Recent days have seen money grow very tight for many people. Those who had been prospering for a long time suddenly found that the world had changed. Now it was not only not an easy thing to get money, but … Continue reading
What really floats your boat? 22 questions to get a clearer picture about what you want in your life!
In my last article I talked about what is important to you in life. Its not necessarily as obvious as we sometimes think. There are always a few key things like money and family that people come up with, however … Continue reading
Manage Your Cashflow Just As Your Company Does
At your place of business, you probably hear the phrase ‘cash flow.’ That term means a business is as concerned about keeping its money as it is about making it. You should be as well. Here are some ways you … Continue reading
Buying v.s. Renting: Which Is Better For You?
There was a time in the not too distant past when we all thought that owning a home was the key to getting ahead in life and being financially secure. Everyone from young couples to driven singles were saving money … Continue reading
7 Tips to Save Money with a Low Cost Wedding
When it comes time to get married, people are looking forward to having a highly memorable time – one that will last a lifetime. Money is sometimes tight, however, and this means that elegance may have to be limited in … Continue reading
Personal Finance from the Beginning
Right from the start I want to make something clear. I am not an expert in personal finance. I am however, fed up with having more month than money. I intend to change that. I have decided to learn about … Continue reading
“I’ve always had financial goals but have struggled to reach them – do you have any suggestions?”