As we reach the mid-point of December, most of us have our sights set on one goal… Surviving Christmas! Regardless of faith, Christmas can be the best time of the year. A time of togetherness, friends, family, good food, fine wine, love and celebration… Unfortunately the most wonderful time of the year can also be pretty terrible for some of us. It can be a time of financial ruin, debt,
If you have a feeling that you were meant to live a life of luxury and the life you’re living right now just doesn’t match up to that expectation, you should do something about it. Putting all of your hopes on winning the lottery or praying that real Nigerian prince will email you with an offer that you can’t refuse is rarely the most proactive way to go about it.
Bored of being broke? It’s frustrating living payday to payday, constantly running out, catching up and robbing Peter to pay Paul. Does it feels like you’re chasing your tail with money- and are you looking to turn a new financial leaf in 2019? Here are some worthwhile resolutions to make, that will make life easier and your budget healthier. Get out of debt Being in debt is expensive. You never
If you’re a day trader, or you’re thinking about learning how to day trade, then you may be wondering what you need to do to become more successful in the day-to-day management of currencies, stocks, and futures throughout the trading season. Within the day trading environment, investors typically close all of their positions before the market they choose to invest in closes. However, some people may debate holding onto a
Every working day at the stroke of nine o’clock in the morning, the bells rings in the stock exchanges of the world and trading commences. Millions of people around the world watch the stocks of various companies go up and down, and they make moves based on that. Investors and businesses that are involved in different projects will be taking notice of what the reasons are for these changes. If
When it comes to investments, there are some that are wise, and there are some that are not so wise. Not everyone will be able to tell the difference, it takes years of practice to know when something is probably going to play out in your favour, and even then, it is a game of chance. When it comes to stocks and shares. There are some fantastic automated robots that
Can the attitude you steward translate into your personal income potential? Well, if you frame this question in a certain way, it certainly can. For example, without a great attitude, you’re never going to develop the important skills necessary to get to the top. But would we say that cut-throat executives have the best attitudes and the most integrity when trying to preserve their positions? There are some who might
Autonomy is perhaps one of the main reasons as to why you were interested in opening a business. It might not be the sole reason, but it will certainly crop up if you were asked to write a list of motivators that set you on this path. You need to feel free to begin the work you most want to do, and give yourself the space to push forward and
There seems to be a struggle for most people to prioritise savings over borrowing. Excess credit card use can cause you to spiral into a black hole of debt, while investments have the potential to make real returns and can (depending on the investment product – e.g. a retirement annuity) safeguard your money. It seems like a no-brainer that the latter is the favourable choice. So, why is approximately half
Gas and electricity prices in the UK fluctuate quite often. If you own a business, this is sometimes frustrating when you only have a fixed budget to spend on monthly utility payments. It is critical to understand that there are factors which inevitably impact fuel prices. But contrary to common assumption, much of what gets added to your bill does not come from a supplier’s desire to increase profit margins.