Five Mistakes to Avoid When Looking for Funding For A Start-Up

With more and more people going into business on their own the pot of money available to start-ups is getting increasingly hard to access. And with the odds of a start-up business failing within five years somewhere in the region…

Fighting Over a Blown Budget? Try eBay Therapy

Arguments about the family budget; maybe they happen during the monthly or yearly budget committee meeting (you are having those aren’t you?); or maybe they happen at dinner just before bed. Regardless of when they happen or where they occur, these…

Three Reasons to Join Finances with Your Partner

At a glance, you would think that a couple that keeps its finances separate would have less to fight about when it comes to money issues. Research has indicated that just the opposite is true. Keeping all of a couple’s…

Using Your Savings

I’ve recently read loads of personal finance stories that deal with how to save money, but I haven’t seen many that state what you can actually do when you’ve reached your savings goal. Everyone’s savings goals are different, some people…

The Importance of Savings

Putting some money aside for savings is a really important and smart idea. It’s so easy to get caught up in our everyday lives sometimes it’s everything we can do just to keep on top of our regular finances, such…

Steps to help you make, and keep a budget

Budgeting isn’t fun, and the very idea of it has discouraged most of us from even trying. However, having and following a budget is essential for our future, and easy when you know how to do it. Savings offer both…

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3 Financial Tips for Young Adults

Being a young adult is such an exciting time in life as new found freedoms and responsibilities arise. The pursuit of careers, relationships, first house, and FUN are on the priority list and financial decisions at this point in life…

The Five Most Common Tax Deductibles for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed

In the wake of the credit crunch and many years of erosion of the old job-for life culture, more and more people are coming to the conclusion that there are no longer any advantages to be had working their guts…

Tricks to combat impulse buying

Think before you buy. Easier said than done really. As most people find the urge to splurge quite hard to resist. Impulse buying is a dangerous habit and is the cause of needless debt. So how exactly do we avoid…

Keep Your Finances In Order With Some Money Saving Ideas

FinanceWand has some great financial tips and ideas but I was mulling over some ways of simpler ways that we can all save money in the home. I’ve put together a list of simple money saving ideas. These will help…