You shouldn’t listen to me. That probably sounds like a strange thing for a blogger – or anyone really – to say. But, hear me out on this one.
A lot of the time money bloggers seem to have all the answers and get it right all the time. But, that’s simply not true. We’re all human and we all make mistakes. To boost transparency and show we really are all in this together, I’ve decided to share some of the worst financial decisions I’ve made.
It’s been a difficult year for everyone, but some have felt the impact more than others. We’re all facing the same storm, but we’re not all in the same boat. While many are struggling and understandably want to forget all about 2020, to write it off completely would be a waste. Here are 5 lessons to learn from 2020 that I’ll be taking forward with me.
A lot of people ask me how to start investing. It’s great to see so many people engaging more with investing, but it is important to fully understand the risk first. That’s why this post is going to focus on financial risk.
I’ve decided to keep up the festive theme this week. My post on what your favourite Netflix shows can teach you about managing your money proved popular, so I decided to apply the same to your favourite Christmas songs.
A key feature of many of my blog posts is financial education. A lot of people’s interest in personal finance starts from making mistakes. Many want to stop others making the same mistakes they did and pass on the knowledge they have learnt to others. I’m sure lots of you have financial tips for your younger self you wish you’d benefitted from.
When you think of October you may well think of the advent of Autumn or Halloween. You probably won’t think about Free Wills Month. But, perhaps you should. For many people it’s a great opportunity to get a legal Will drafted for free. Here’s how you can take advantage of Free Wills Month.
I turned 25 last week. Nothing major changes legally at 25, but entering your mid-twenties feels like a big step. A lot has changed in the past year, both globally and personally. It’s also been the year I developed my interest in personal finance. So, I decided to come up with 25 financial lessons to learn at 25.
The state of the world bears pretty heavily on my mind. I don’t feel comfortable gaining from something that has a negative impact on other people or the planet. This put me off investing for a long time, as the public image surrounding the stock market presents a negative image of those profiteering from others’ misfortunes. But, this doesn’t have to be the case.
For this post, detailing why the time to invest is now, I have handed over the reigns to Brian from Tent to Penthouse. For The Twenty Percent’s first guest post, he will be explaining some of the basics of investing and why it’s best to get started as soon as possible. As many of you […]