I’ll admit it, if I were worth a billion dollars, I would definitely not be sparing with my money. Good intentions aside, I would have many pairs of shoes, long self-indulgent holidays and several houses. I don’t think I’d need a life of excess but a life of restrained opulence would definitely be on the […]
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Hiding money from your partner is a complex business. Indeed, aspects of the practice might better be addressed by a relationship counselor, instead of a personal finance blogger whose most intense relationship is with her iPhone. Why you are trying to hide money from your partner is really none of my business. Sometimes it’s to […]
Ah, Smart Daily Money, you have me all figured out. I stumbled on their list of the lies we tell ourselves about why we don’t need to budget and save, and unfortunately have been guilty of every single one. How many have you told youself, as you look at yourself in the mirror and realise […]
The 5 financial mistakes that I would like to take back – if only I could! We look at some common money related mistakes that we wish never happened and give practical take home points on how to solve.
Why do opposites attract? For years, I thought it was a saying generated to excuse normally nice women dating borderline sociopaths for fun, or hardworking decent guys investing several years in women who are just taking them for a ride. Yet, often we are attracted to qualities in other people that we are entirely without. […]
It’s late at night, and you’ve collapsed in front of the television to forget your day at work/ try and get to sleep/ accompany your whisky drinking, and an infomercial comes on. The advertisement seems to go on for about ten million years, but by the end, you’re feeling like a 20 CD collection of […]
We all know friends are important. In fact, they are essential to our happiness. They are one of the things that break up the monotony of the day to day, they are something to look forward to at the end of a working day or a shoulder to lean on at the end of a […]
Cash. So old-fashioned a thought, when most of us use cash these days for only the most minor of purchases- a cup of coffee in the morning and a train fare. The rest of the time, it’s easy to exist in a cyber, moneyless world where a beautiful plastic card can buy you everything you […]
You thought coral would be your colour. It looked great in the shop. You really needed another blender. Funny how all justifications seems to evaporate in the cold hard daylight of a purchase. Suddenly you realise how much you never needed it, how it doesn’t really suit you anyway and you have no money with […]
Every morning, I wake up with a goal in my heart. By mid-morning, I’ve had three coffees, read the paper and gone for a dog-paddle swim. And my goal?
I have problems with keeping journals. I start out with a lot of commitment on January 1st, or on the first day of a trip, or when something really exciting has happened, and end up with five pages written in a 195 page exercise book. Dear diaries just aren’t my thing.