You may well have heard about inflation. Many economists and financial experts have been discussing the potential for increasing inflation rates in the wake of recovery from the pandemic. Here’a a short guide how to cope with inflation. High levels of inflation is something very few of us have dealt with in our adult lives. […]
This week I’m handing over the reigns to Thando from Skilled Finances. By now, I’m sure you all know that I’m a big fan of talking money, so I’m really excited about this post.
Thando will explain why you should talk money with your partner and how this has benefited him and his wife.
Many people are looking to live more sustainably, while others want to save more money. But why should you have to choose between the two? Here are 5 sustainability tricks to save you money.
It’s International Podcast Day, so I thought I’d share some of the podcasts I swear by. I’ve complied a list of 6 personal finance podcasts you must listen to as they offer great insights, which can help you manage your finances better.
Pets can bring so much joy to everyone’s lives and can make a home feel complete. However, they do come at a cost. Therefore, like all financial decisions, they need to be carefully considered and planned for before they arrive. This post will tell you how to provide for your pets. From food to vet […]
For those who like to venture out to pubs and restaurants, the temptation to consume and spend in excess can be strong, particularly after months of restraint. If left unchecked, this could see your saving goals go out the window. But how much does a pint cost? And can you ever have ‘just one’? There […]
About a month ago I took the leap and made my first investment. Investing during a recession is difficult at the best of times. It’s even harder now because the recession has been caused by a global pandemic, which is unprecedented, and no one knows how it is going to play out in the long […]
A lot of personal finance bloggers, particularly those pursuing financial independence, are strongly against credit cards or having any form of debt at all. While there are good arguments for this, personally I don’t think it’s quite as simple as that. The question of should you get a credit card is personal but this post […]
Is getting back to the ‘normal’ financial systems we’ve been part of for so long really a good thing for our own personal finances and for society as a whole? Should we accept a financial crisis and income inequality? This is a slightly different post to usual. But, given the unprecedented events this past season […]
I know, it’s pretty shocking that as a personal finance blogger and financial journalist I haven’t invested before this week. But truth be told, a lot of the common misconceptions weighed pretty heavily on my mind. The stock market seemed like a scary place. However, I wanted to try investing, so set about learning how […]