Ever heard the old, don’t buy a coffee each day and by 65 you could be a millionaire* and caffeine free! Which is either good news or bad news. Yeah, I hate that advice. I know the point is to show that small amounts add […]
Saving money doesn’t have to be all about making sacrifices. Of course you could spend the night in, eating baked beans on toast, while watching a borrowed DVD that skips, because you’ve given up eating out, meat and cable to save costs. These are totally […]
Disclosure: Links to merchants within this post may be affiliate links. It was a perfectly regular day at the beach, until I found a pair of lungs near the high tide line. “What’s that?” I asked my husband, as I made a beeline for the […]
It’s easy to assume that everyone thinks the same way you do. Obviously there are those that have radically different viewpoints, but during your day to day existence you rarely come across people that completely challenge your thinking. Your environment, your family and friends generally support your view of The Way Things Are.
If you even given them a moment’s thought, your beliefs about money are one of the things that are rarely questioned. They were picked up somewhere along the way, then strengthened and shaped by your life experience. If you happen to bring them up in conversation, few will challenge them, even if their view is different to yours. In fact, you might be shocked to know that not everyone thinks the same way as you. About anything really, but let’s talk about money.
Back in my early 20’s, faced with a ‘giant’ mortgage and a job that left me feeling trapped, 30 years seemed like an eternity. It felt like a ball and chain that would drag me into retirement. Faced with spending my whole adult life (and […]