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Attending conferences for investors: Events where you can learn from the best!

For 13 years, the Master Investor conference has brought together some of the world’s smartest investors, hundreds of interesting companies, and thousands of private investors who are earger to learn and to explore new investment ideas as well as network among each other. From speculative oil explorers to junior miners, exciting technology firms to British […]

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 […]

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How to keep a long term travel budget

I have been in Madrid for about two weeks now, and will spend another 2 1/2 weeks in Europe before going back to Guatemala. Traveling long term is what I like to do, because you don’t have to rush from one hotel to the next, I hate packing, I always forget something in the hotel, […]

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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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Thrifty grocery shopping tips

Make simple changes to your grocery shop and save pounds each time you shop. This infographic from Guarantor my Loan shows you how to change habits, plan better and shop around to save money on your groceries. The average family of 4 wastes 24 meals worth of food per month, equivalent to £600 a year. You could […]

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How to Get on the Property Ladder without Saving Up for a Huge Deposit

Saving up a deposit for a house can seem like an impossible task and the thought of ever owning your own property may seem like just a distant dream. However, there are several solutions that can see you get your foot up onto that property ladder without the need to save up for such a […]

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Attending conferences for investors: Events where you can learn from the best!

For 13 years, the Master Investor conference has brought together some of the world’s smartest investors, hundreds of interesting companies, and thousands of private investors who are earger to learn and to explore new investment ideas as well as network among each other. From speculative oil explorers to junior miners, exciting technology firms to British […]

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Why You Should Prioritise Saving, Even When It Seems Impossible

It’s difficult enough trying to juggle your household budget, pay the rent on time and afford both the new shoes you absolutely need and a drink after work, without worrying about saving as well. After all, later in your career you’ll be paid better and can consider financial planning then. Actually, it’s always wise to […]

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Top five most confusing financial topics revealed

While most of you readers are pretty well aware of all things money here at The Savvy Scot, I have to say I was sadly not that surprised to read the findings of Legal & General’s recent research, reporting that 53% of adults in Britain say they have received poor financial education, or none at […]

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How to Save Money When Hiring a Car

  Cars are expensive pieces of machinery so it should come as no surprise that actually hiring a car can also be a pricey experience. You’ll not only have to stump up for the daily rental costs of the car, as well as providing fuel, but in many cases you’ll also need to pay for […]

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Getting Back to Zero: Be Money Conscious

Good morning everyone! Please help me welcome John and  David A.K.A. the Debt Free Guys, who want to help you live a debt free life. Let me know if you would like to guest post on Savvy Scot! It’s the time of year when you wonder what happened to the excitement and motivation you had for your […]

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Do you know Britain’s oldest companies?

  The Telegraph had an interesting story a couple of weeks ago about Britain’s oldest companies. The main piece of news was the impending disappearance of the oldest registered company still in existence, Marine & General Mutual, as Scottish Friendly takes over the business. The takeover will double Scottish Friendly’s funds under management. Two fascinating facts […]

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How Good Organisational Skills Can Help You Financially

Arrange your finances correctly and you never need worry about money again. The people that worry about money are the people that risk their money or the people that are not organised when it comes to finances. Planning and organisation go hand-in-hand The people that invest without planning and organisation are merely gambling. The people […]

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How to be an energy shopper

If there is something we really want to avoid here at Savvy Scot, it is paying more thank you should for the same service. And utilities fall into that category. Did you know that you are probably paying £250+ too much, for the same electricity and gas service you would get from a cheaper provider? […]

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Why my one piece of advice on getting started with investing is meetinvest

A couple of weeks back, I stumbled upon an article on The Telegraph that featured a fintech start-up that helps ordinary people ‘invest like Warren Buffett’ called meetinvest. Being the curious cat that I am (and how it could potentially benefit all of you, my dear readers), I’ve signed up on the platform and would […]

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The First 24 Hours After Someone Steals Your Debit Card

The first 24 hours after someone steals your debit card can determine how much money you keep and how much you lose. Follow this guide during the first day after the crime to protect yourself and your bank account. Call the Bank First Sometimes, you discover debit card theft because the bank calls you about […]