7 Financial Lessons My Grandmother Taught Me

7 financial lessons my grandmother taught me

It’s no secret our grandparents view the world differently. If you’re like the majority of people, your grandparents or great grandparents lived through the Great Depression. The financial lessons they learnt during that harsh time are a legacy worth sharing. I only knew one of my grandparents and, as the Great Depression made its way …

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The Ultimate “How To Save” on your Work Outfits

The ultimate way to save money on your work outfits.

It might seem odd… Me, of all people, talking about how to save money on your work outfits. Fashion is definitely not my forte, I’ll admit that up front. I am, how should I put it…? Ambivalent about fashion. I see it as the ultimate disposable commodity, clothing has a function and anything beyond that …

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Apple Pie and Birthday Candles

  Apple pie and birthday candles might seem an odd combination to most people but, apple pie is generally what my daughter asks for when it comes to the sort of birthday cake she’d like. I reckon that’s lucky for me because I’m a functional baker, not an artistic one. I happily marvel at the birthday …

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Time Management and Why You Should Eat Frogs for Breakfast

time management - why you should eat frogs for breakfast

Effective time management is the foundation of a successful life. Saving money, making money, being more self-reliant, building your skills… all these things come together much more easily if you use your time efficiently. Do you struggle with your productivity and time management? I do. I get distracted really easily. I was that kid in school …

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Five Savings Goals that will Change Your Life

5 savings goals that will change your life

Struggling to take that first step to financial freedom? If you are, don’t despair. Read on to see how these five savings goals will change your life. The big question most of us struggle with is this: Which should you do first; save for the future or pay for the past? I think you need to do a …

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