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£30 Christmas giveaway!

  Hi there! Did you realize there were only two weeks left until Christmas? Scary, I know… we talked recently about the ideal gift, and I am sure at the moment some of you are just scratching their heads thinking about what would make their family and loved ones really happy for Christmas. And trying […]

Changing my life into a healthier me

Changing my life into a healthier me

This is a guest post from Clarisse, my VA, about how a medical scare made her form new healthier habits. Enjoy!  It was a Saturday morning, June 7th, my mom’s birthday, my husband and I decided to treat my mom and the whole family to a Filipino restaurant. When we were all dressed up and […]

Planning head for your summer holiday

Planning ahead for your summer holiday

I am not a planner, more kind of a go with the flow person. But I love to travel, and stretch my hard earned cash further when I do. Which is why I always try to plan ahead for a holiday. No kids? Go in low season For summer holidays, there is peak season, which […]

Moneystepper 2015 Saving Challenge

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. The Moneystepper 2015 Savings Challenge is a free community where participants in the challenge are working together to accelerate their climb up the steps to financial freedom. So, how does […]

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Moneystepper 2015 Saving Challenge

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. The Moneystepper 2015 Savings Challenge is a free community where participants in the challenge are working together to accelerate their climb up the steps to financial freedom. So, how does […]

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Funding retirement debate on new pension rules

In case you haven’t heard, the pension reform will roll in from April 2015, and change quite a bit about the way you can fund and use your pension. On April 2015, people over 55 will be able to access their pensions freely as long as they pay income tax, instead of receiving an annuity. […]

My new ride

Thoughts before buying a new car

A few months back, I went to the border to import a new to me car. It is a cute 2006 Hyundai Tucson with over 140,000 miles. When I bought it at an auction site, only one other bidder seemed to have a small interest in it, most people where bidding on two year old cars […]

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Take control of your finances in the new year with uMoneyBook

Can you believe there are only two weeks left in 2014? I know, me neither. And with the new year, comes the perfect time to take care of your finances! That means cleaning up your financial house, and setting goals for the year to come. And there is a perfect tool to help you do […]

Forex trading

Can you make extra money with active trading?

    My favorite trading has always been forex. I travel a lot, have accounts in several countries, so it makes sense to try and trade currencies in order to take advantage of a low exchange rate. For example, the Euro is now 1.24 to the US dollar, when last December, it was as low […]

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Why do people choose secured loans

  Loans secured against assets are a popular choice for people who may find it difficult to obtain other types of products or for those who want access to larger amounts of money or longer repayment periods. They usually offer better rates than unsecured loans but do require people to have assets, such as their […]

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£30 Christmas giveaway!

  Hi there! Did you realize there were only two weeks left until Christmas? Scary, I know… we talked recently about the ideal gift, and I am sure at the moment some of you are just scratching their heads thinking about what would make their family and loved ones really happy for Christmas. And trying […]

Christmas Celebration in the Pinas “Philippines”

Christmas Celebration in the Pinas “Philippines”

Good morning everyone! Today, my VA Clarisse will share how they spend their Christmas Celebration in the Pinas “Philippines”. Hello December! Time flies soooo fast and December is here again. The Philippines is well known for having the world’s longest Christmas celebration. For us, when the ber months start, it means that Christmas is already coming. […]

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10 things to know before you get a Great Dane

Little Napoleon, the cutest Great Dane to ever walk the Earth, has been with us for a few months now, and in an attempt to see how to keep him happy and healthy, I have learned quite a bit that I wanted to share if you are considering a giant breed.   They are huge […]

A word about helping and gratefulness

A word about helping and gratefulness

Lately, I have lent my old car, a beaten up Suzuki Samurai from the end of the last century, to a couple of Airbnb guests. I have always been into sharing what I have, be it on Couchsurfing or Freecycle or just with random strangers. I am in a remote location and public transportation is […]

When spending less is more important than earning more

When spending less is more important than earning more

  I have always said that when it comes to choosing between earning more or spending less, I am on the earn more side for a variety of reasons, which boil down to two points: You can always make more. If you have two arms and a sane mind, there are no excuses. You can […]

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Make your own junk food! Chapter two

Last time, we looked at easy recipes to replace convenience food, making your own burger, fries, soda, mayo and salad dressing. You won’t regret spending a little time in the kitchen to make a much healthier, tastier and cheaper version of junk food. And imagine the time you spent as an investment in your most […]