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How often do you have a no spend day?

How often do you have a no spend day?

I was answering questions to an interview recently (not published yet!) and one of the questions was “what was the last thing you bought?”. Pretty straightforward, but mind you, I had to think long and hard. I hadn’t spent money in the past week or so, and the last time was for food and gas, […]

Top 7 bodyweight exercises

Top 7 bodyweight exercises

  Воdуwеіght ехеrсіsеs саn bе іnсrеdіblу еffесtіvе fоr buіldіng musсlе. Іn fасt sоmе оf thеm аrе аt lеаst аs еffесtіvе аs usіng wеіghts. Мауbе mоrе sо. Fоr ехаmрlе, whо wоuld аrguе thаt сhіn-uрs аrе mоrе еffесtіvе thаn рulldоwns fоr buіldіng а wіdе bасk? Аnd раrаllеl bаr dірs аrе аt lеаst аs gооd аs thе bеnсh […]

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 […]

Would you have roommates as a family

Would you have roommates as a family?

I read an article on The Atlantic about two married couples getting a  house together in D.C. so they could split the mortgage and other household duties “for the next few decades hopefully”. While I have lived with roommates for most of my college years and the first few years as a professional, I always […]

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OMG, we have rats! How to fight a rat invasion

Or mice. What is the difference anyway? They are disgusting, they have long tails, they eat my food. It happened while we were away for a few weeks, and the maid discovered the kitchen like a battlefield, complete with faeces and eaten dry food. Yuk. Thankfully there were no guests around! It can happen pretty […]

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Staying in shape for winter

  When the days get colder and the evenings become darker you know that winter is on its way. While several people enjoy getting cosy under some blankets in front of the fire, the fitness fanatics among us do not relish this time of year at all.    However, it doesn’t have to be all […]

How often do you have a no spend day?

How often do you have a no spend day?

I was answering questions to an interview recently (not published yet!) and one of the questions was “what was the last thing you bought?”. Pretty straightforward, but mind you, I had to think long and hard. I hadn’t spent money in the past week or so, and the last time was for food and gas, […]

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How to Ensure Your Business Start up Is One of the 20% that Don’t Fail

    It might be a sad fact about today’s world and the economic pressures many businesses face on a daily basis, but Forbes has reported that a shocking 80% of all new business start ups fail in their first year. Obviously, if you’re starting out in the world of businesses and you have the […]

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Xero, Quickbooks and the mobile businessman

Image credit   Long-gone are the days of shutting down the computer equaling shutting down your business for the day. So, why should accounting teams be restricted by their software? Cloud-based accounting software is here and it’s growing. Two solutions — Quickbooks and Xero — understand the importance of the cloud and its ability to […]

Have you thought about Christmas?

Have you thought about Christmas?

Seriously, this world is getting crazy. I was in the supermarket on August 20th and Christmas decorations were being sold. No, not last year’s decorations going on sales, this 4-months-from-now Christmas. Way to prepare for an event! While I think that is insane, in order not to have to put the cost of Christmas on […]

6 Ways You Can Make Money Fast When You’re In A Pinch

6 Ways You Can Make Money Fast When You’re In A Pinch

Please enjoy this guest post and giveaway by Brent from VOSA. Brent’s a world record holder, inventor, engineer, entrepreneur, world traveler & eternal optimist. You can read more of his writing about personal finance, entrepreneurship and travel at VOSA.com. There it is again. The pit that start to form in your stomach, the lump in […]

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Feeding a Great Dane with home cooked meals

As you may know, little Great Dane Napoleon came to live with us three month ago now, and in that short time, he has more than doubled in size. Look at the picture: my arm used to cover his length from nose to tail, now I don’t even reach from nose to forearm. Meaning he […]

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How accurate are grey markets?

By Patrick Foot, financial markets writer for IG As 2014 – which many are dubbing the ‘year of the IPO’ – rolls on, more and more technical terminology surrounding major market floats is appearing in news articles, blogs and reports. One such term is ‘grey market’, which many outlets tend to use to produce a […]

Blog income report, August 2014

Want to know how much my blogs made in August? Head over to Make Money Your Way to find out!

Making a first budget as a college graduate

Making a first budget as a college graduate

Congratulations, you made it into the world with a fresh degree and a first job! Now the bank of Mum and Dad stops paying for your expenses and you are wondering how much you should budget for things? let’s break it down.   Housing and bills With a new job, you are probably considering moving […]