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10 "Bad" Money Habits and How to Get Rid of Them

10 “Bad” Money Habits and How to Get Rid of Them

One of the things that make bad money habits hard to break is that we don’t even recognize we have them in the first place.  Just as with any other issue we may have in life, the first step to start improving it is to spot it and then turn it around. These 10 bad […]

The relationship between health and wealth is a great one. What will blog post will do is examine the relationship in detail. Why is this so? How can a person gain both attributes if they currently have neither.

Is Health the Key to Wealth?

It’s probably not a surprise to you that rich people get sick less often than poor people. Now, is it because they are wealthy which is why they are healthy? Or are they wealthy because they are healthy?   The relationship between health and wealth is a great one. What will blog post will do […]

Yes, opportunity cost is the cost of doing something with your time. Since the trip was over summer break, this trip would cost me greatly in opportunity cost. Let’s break this down.

When Does Travel Fit into a Financial Plan?

This is a question I’ve been contemplating since I was 14. When I was 14, I had my first job. The job didn’t pay much but since I was in high school, I was able to save nearly everything.   One day, there was an early morning meeting about a group tour. A tour company […]

10 "Bad" Money Habits and How to Get Rid of Them

10 “Bad” Money Habits and How to Get Rid of Them

One of the things that make bad money habits hard to break is that we don’t even recognize we have them in the first place.  Just as with any other issue we may have in life, the first step to start improving it is to spot it and then turn it around. These 10 bad […]

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How to Get Your Car to 500,000 Kilometers

The last car I owned had nearly 500k KM when I stopped driving it. The only reason I’m not still driving it is because I was side swiped while passing through an intersection. And actually, the car still ran fine. But the insurance paid a lot more than the car was worth so I let […]

Are you Saving Enough for your Child’s Future?

  What kind of future do you visualise for your child?  Do you hope they will learn to drive and buy a car, go to university, get married, and buy their own home? How often do you think about how much these things cost? As a parent, you might put money aside every month in […]

10 “Bad” Money Habits and How to Get Rid of Them

One of the things that make bad money habits hard to break is that we don’t even recognize we have them in the first place.  Just as with any other issue we may have in life, the first step to start improving it is to spot it and then turn it around. These 10 bad […]

5 Ways Home Ownership Can Help You in Retirement

  Among Millennials, home ownership has declined to historic lows, and with good reason: crippling debt, a high cost of living, and skepticism about the American dream all conspire to reduce young people’s commitment to home ownership. Their parents might even begin to wonder if Millennials are onto something, but home ownership remains a savvy […]

When Is Enough (Spending) Enough?

I recently read an article about someone who became a decamillionaire overnight. Now, of course he worked for years to get to that point. But he didn’t make much money at all. Then, another company bought his project – for over $10,000,000 (£6,957,804.40). He went from being near the poverty line to being very rich. […]

Ways in Which You Can Pay Off a Payday Loan

Payday loans are usually temporary, short-term loans (advances to be technically correct) to help you deal with a short-term financial crisis. They are usually expected to be paid off within a fortnight, or on your next payday or as per the agreement. But, they are usually unsecured and so that rate of interest tends to […]

Do You Really Need a Cloud-Based Video Conference Platform for Your Company?

Video conferencing has gotten big – much bigger than it was only about a decade ago. It wasn’t that long ago when getting people together for a project meant physically getting them together – not starting a chat room and working away with the help of sophisticated collaboration software and more. But times have changed, […]

How to be Successful in Whatever you Do

  Maybe you’ve heard the success stories of Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, and Oprah Winfrey.  You listen as they describe some unimaginable challenges and become inspired by journey.  However not inspired enough to think that you are capable of ever reaching or exceeding their level of success. In fact, although you’ve listened to their challenges […]

Why looking for the best savings deal simply isn’t enough

  You’ve worked hard and you’ve saved some money, and now you’re looking for the best way to make that money work hard for you. Unfortunately it’s not a saver’s market right now. Interest rates are at a record low of 0.25% and there’s little sign of them rising anytime soon. This means you’ve got […]

7 Immediate Steps to Take Out of a Bankruptcy

If you’re faced with huge amounts of debt, you have some tough financial decisions ahead of you. Although filing for bankruptcy may be your last ditch effort to help get yourself out of debt, the following 7 steps can help simplify the process and make it easy for you to follow. Do Your Homework Many […]

How to Construct a Frugal Meal

Groceries are a major expensive, no matter who you are. It’s something we must constantly be dealing with. I remember when I was in uni. On most days, I would earn $0. I remember thinking that I was going into the red on each one of those days. That’s true because no matter what, I […]

3 Must-Know Funding Tips for Your Business Venture

A business venture is never an easy thing to do. There are a lot of things that you need to consider prior to successfully reaching your goal. You will experience tons of obstacles along the way. Nevertheless, you will be able to surpass these if you work hard to achieve your main objective. Once you […]