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What I wish I knew earlier | Money bloggers takeover

One thing that’s amazed me since starting this blog was the breadth of knowledge of the money blogging community, so, rather than keep all these new insights to myself,  I thought I’d share it with you all. A key feature of many posts is about financial education and what people wish they knew earlier. Many […]

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5 ways to make your finances more sustainable

There’s no denying that the world is currently in the middle of a climate crisis. In fact, one leading energy expert recently said we only have six months to change the course of the climate crisis and prevent a post-lockdown rebound in greenhouse gas emissions that would overwhelm efforts to stave off climate catastrophe. Fatih […]

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Covid-19 income

5 reasons why we shouldn’t rush to ‘get back to normal’

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? This is a slightly different post to usual but given the unprecedented events this past season has bought, I wanted to address some issues I’ve […]

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What Tiger King can teach you about personal finance

I’m sure most of us by now have binge watched Tiger King on Netflix – something about becoming an armchair detective, particularly when there’s not much else going on in lockdown, really appeals. Judging by all the memes and online discussions I’ve seen, I’m not alone in thinking this. But what does debating whether Carole […]

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Your top four summer saving tips

The advent of summer is usually met with sunny holidays, long evenings in beer gardens and a whole new wardrobe to make sure the inevitable Instagram pictures are all on point. This summer is likely to be a bit different, given the unprecedented and challenging circumstances the world is currently facing. It’s unlikely we’ll be […]

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Five things I learnt in my first week as an investor

I know, it’s pretty shocking that as a personal finance blogger and financial journalist I haven’t actually invested before this week. But truth be told, a lot of the misconceptions I outlined in my previous post weighed pretty heavily on my mind and the world stock market seemed like a scary place. However, following the […]

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Debunking the most common investing misconceptions

Before I delve deeper into the best ways to start investing, I thought I should tackle some of the most common misconceptions about investing and hopefully try and convince you it’s a great idea to try it out. It’s important to note that this does not constitute personal advice and if you’re not sure whether […]