Tag Archives: Personal Finance

Money advice parents can pass on to their kids!

Parents can set a good example for their kids by passing on these pearls of wisdom, but remember that kids can tell if you are only paying lip service to any principle, so if you are going to talk the … Continue reading

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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

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Life Hacks by Alex: Paralysis by Analysis

Tis the season to be bombarded with lots of advice. This can lead us to a situation of “Paralysis by Analysis”. I love this phrase because it so accurately describes my natural state. I spend far too much time reading, … Continue reading

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Why our Children must be Money Smart!

We live in a world that seems to be taking our hard earned money out of our pockets as fast as we can earn it. The costs of providing even the basic necessities that we need to survive – food, … Continue reading

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Resetting the Budget…

Damn and blast! My new credit card bill is here. Time to face up to how much we overspent last month. I had the budget and I really tried to keep inside it. But once again, I blew it. Not as … Continue reading

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6 Comforting Money Lies

We are all guilty of indulging in the occasional money lie. Whether you tell yourself that you work hard during the week so you definitely deserve to splurge on the weekend or you dupe yourself into thinking that you’ll start … Continue reading

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Life Hacks: Lend it, Spend it, Give it away..

“And it’ll come right back to you.” Late last year, the “World Giving Index” ranked New Zealand and Australia as the most charitable countries in the world. The survey included a breakdown showing the percentages of people who had given … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing Money

Investing money is much different than investing wisely. It is easy to put your money into various investment opportunities and say you have some investments. The truth is that if you are not very sure of what you are doing … Continue reading

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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

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