The many similarities between becoming wealthy and healthy After recently reading Becoming Rich: One step at a time, a friend of mine, Jenni, noted that when she read the advice regarding saving money and building wealth, she was constantly making the link to dieting. And, the more I think about it, the stronger the link… Read more
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Amazon is a huge company. However, unlike most huge companies, Amazon has been able to grow whilst actually maintaining a great reputation for customer service and it has an excellent refund policy. The image below shows a recent conversation between an Amazon user and the Amazon refund service department, which discusses the Amazon… Read more
How the other half live… For any regular readers, you will know that I usually favour a picnic in the park over a Michelin starred restaurant any day of the week. However, as a result of the very kind generosity of our friends, Justin & Sara, we indulged last night in some of the finest… Read more
Attitude to money – mastering your journey to financial freedom Your attitude to money is your number one tool in building your long term wealth. In fact, I think it’s the ONLY tool you need. Once you have that right, everything else will follow. You need the right attitude to money in order to get… Read more
Podcasts are a great way to learn new ideas and improve your finances. Here’s my list of the best personal finance podcasts and business podcasts UK. Enjoy!
Car loans – should I finance my vehicle with a car loan? I have read many articles recently, and a bazillion questions on reddit, regarding the financing of new vehicles and whether it is a good idea to buy a new vehicle with a car loan. Short answer – no, it really isn’t. Please don’t… Read more
Emergency fund I have read a lot recently regarding the role of the “emergency fund” in the management of our personal finances. It seems that I have some slightly different views from the majority on this matter and so I decided to investigate further. Emergency fund – what is it? Firstly, let’s agree upon… Read more
In getting out of debt, understanding the avalanche and snowball method of debt reduction, and choosing the right one, is a key step.