Monthly Archives: May 2017
How to Reduce your Grocery Bill
At the moment I’m going to the supermarket every day and spending a fortune. Surely there is a way for me to save money and go less? Yes there is a way for you to cut down your supermarket spending. … Continue reading
Setting Up a Balanced Investment Portfolio
In the recent economic problems, a lot of people have lost a lot of money. This included their life savings, their home, and in some cases their retirement money. Many people were hurt financially. While no one can give an … Continue reading
6 Simple tips to get out of debt
Debt can creep up on you so slowly that before you realize it you have taken on much more than you can handle. If you discover that you don’t have any money left for savings at the end of the … Continue reading
How do you make financial decisions in a relationship?
There are a number of reasons why people struggle making financial decisions. The key one is the difficulty in trying to understand the balance between the financial (or technical) elements and the emotional ones. Most people have a pretty good … Continue reading
“I have been with my partner for more than 5 years – should I have a joint bank account with him?”
Having a joint bank account if your finances are closely linked can be very useful, especially if you live together and share expenses. It is very convenient to be able to pay bills, or write cheques from one account. Many … Continue reading
Setting Up a Family Budget for Better Savings
If you have just been married and getting settled in to your new life, then it will help you immensely to get started right. So many couples have found out the hard way that starting off on the wrong foot … Continue reading
How to Save Money When Traveling for the Holidays
For many people this coming holiday season, the name of the game is still to try and save money where possible. Money is still not flowing as freely as it once was, and this means that corners still need to … Continue reading
#EarthDay: 6 Great Ways to Save Some Green While Going Green!
In recognition of Earth Day, PocketSmith would like to recommend a few great ways to save money while also saving the environment. Many people still think that the green alternative is also the expensive alternative, but the fantastic thing about … Continue reading
What Does Success Mean to You?
If you asked 10 people what success means to them I would expect you would get 10 different answers. Many would think success is very closely correlated to financial success. I look at success more broadly and for me its … Continue reading
Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Car Expenses
Unless you live in an area that is well-served by a public transportation network, a vehicle is an expense that most people would deem necessary. Owning a car gives you the freedom to move from one place to the next without too … Continue reading