5+ Budgeting Strategies That Work!

Table of Contents Trial and Error1. Good old fashioned pen and paper2. Envelopes3. Spreadsheets and multiple accounts4. Apps5. Alternative Methods     If you’re anything like me – you’ll find budgeting hard. Its like fighting over a duvet that’s a little bit too small – there just never seems to be enough to cover your …

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Are You Investing Yet? Come And Join The Revolution!

Table of Contents Join The Revolution!Do you invest?What Is An Index Fund?What are the Advantages of Index Funds?How Can I Invest?Is There a Downside?Final Thoughts Join The Revolution! Today’s contributed post talks about how investing in stocks and shares is becoming more and more accessible. Gone are the days where you have to have huge …

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Your 3 Biggest Expenses To Trim And Improve Your Finances

Welcome to another awesome contributed post! I have been asking all week about how your “inner chimp” might be running the show when it comes to spending on stuff you LOVE to spend on. By identifying our weaknesses and our triggers, we can stop the impulse in its tracks (most of the time). The problem …

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Why You’re In Debt, and Why It Might Not Be Your Fault!

Table of Contents Mixed Easter FeelingsNo Way Out?Old Brains and New BrainsDebt PsychologySo why now? What was I triggered by?So What Next? Mixed Easter Feelings I hope you had a lovely Easter weekend whatever it looked like for you – I had quite a mixed one. On the one hand, I had time to spend …

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How to talk to your partner about money

Table of Contents Fears and DoubtsWhat to talk aboutExtra TipsWhat if my partner won’t talk about moneyTalk To Me Instead! Fears and Doubts Talking to your man or lady about money can be reaaaaaaaaaalllllllly hard. I know because I’ve had to go through this myself. I remember having an honest conversation with Tom about my …

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“Doing money” with your Hunny

Table of Contents Questions to ask each otherHow can you manage your finances?Keep It All SeparateShare EverythingSeparate and TogetherShare Certain ThingsTrust Each other         I wrote a while ago now about my personal story of a previous relationship where I had given up all control of my own finances. It wasn’t a …

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6-Signs You’re Ready To Buy A House

Table of Contents 6-Signs You’re Ready To Buy A House1. It fits in with your long-term vision2. You have a solid emergency and savings fund3. You have a steady job4. You don’t have any debt5. You have a high credit score6. You have an Agreement In Principle     I have a post today for …

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Women and Money – Carers and Consumers

Table of Contents 1. ConsumerismChangeConformityChildrenConscious Spending2. This brings me onto the final C – CarersPlaying “Nice”Premature DropoutFinal Thoughts     This piece comes from a speech I gave alongside Catherine Morgan of The Money Panel for international women’s day. We were tasked to talk about women and money, and came up with the “4Cs” – 4 …

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Great Women Need Great Support – International Women’s Day 2018

Table of Contents International Women’s Day 2018How Else Am I Being Supported?Where Else Are Women in General Supported?Where We Still Have Work To DoWhat We Can Do Now     International Women’s Day 2018 I was thinking about what to write about this week, and I wanted it to reflect on that fact that 8th …

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The Money-Lessons I learnt from Cape Town’s Water Crisis

Table of Contents Water CrisisHow Is the Government Trying to Avert The Crisis?Day Zero – The Division of Rich and PoorHow Can We Learn From This?Water (+Money) Saving TipsFinal Thoughts So some of you may be aware that I went to South Africa this year. The reason for the trip so soon after our recent …

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