The Great Balancing Act: Self Knowledge and Self Budgeting

What is the key to a healthy bank balance? The answer is contained within the question itself, balance. Balance is needed to enjoy a healthy relationship with money (and when I say a ‘healthy’ that’s exactly what I mean, as…

Money Management Tips

Saving money now days seems almost impossible. Not only have gas prices and home expenses risen over the past 6 months but jobs have become harder and harder to find. In order to save money in this type of economy…

How Networking Marketing Can Be Used to Fast Track Your Way to Wealth

If you follow the careers of most people about 80 % are either dead broke, depend on the state, or their parents, 19 % are financially independent and can stand on their own, while only 1% are rich enough to…

5 personal finance tips for the self employed

In the past job security was taken for granted, but as many businesses, large and small, feel the pinch on their finances, working for some-one else is no longer the safe haven that it used to be. Looking for a…

10 Easy Money Saving Tips on Groceries!

Times are tough and many of us are doing all we can to tighten our belts and keep a close eye on our budgets; everything from spending less on entertainment to not traveling very far due to fuel prices Another…

Teaching Your Kids Financial Literacy

Even though money is such a huge part of the adult world, it’s often up to parents to teach kids what (little) they know about money, how it works and how to make it. But don’t panic! Giving your kid…

Four Scenarios for Pension Buyouts

When companies are looking to downsize but would rather not lay off workers, they often offer a corporate pension buy out (for companies in the private sector) or civil pension buyouts (for those in the governmental sector). Buyouts typically do…

The Economy and Personal Debt

The UK economy appears to have finally escaped the spectra of recession, but growth remains low.  The latest snapshot from the National Institute for GDP indicate a slowdown in month on month growth, which it said showed a “picture of…

How to pay for DIY

Some people will have been saving hard to finance a DIY project with the intention of paying it all up front. Depending on the amount available to invest and how accessible funds need to be on a short term basis…

Teaching your Children the Importance of Money and Budgeting

Did you know that the ability to have financial independence lies in your budgeting skills? One of the wisest investments that you will ever make is to not just practicing having a budget but also teaching your children the importance…