The F.I.R.E Movement: Is it for you?

F.I.R.E is an acronym for Financially Independent; Retire Early and although it’s been all the rage on social media recently, it’s not a new idea.

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The F.I.R.E Movement: Is it for you?

F.I.R.E is an acronym for Financially Independent; Retire Early and although it’s been all the rage on social media recently, it’s not a new idea.

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How to use ETFs to grow your wealth ETF Series #1

There are plenty of options available to grow your wealth. For instance, you could buy shares in a company, purchase an investment property, invest in cattle or start your own business. However, none are as accessible, easy, inexpensive and tax effective as Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).    An ETF is a type of passive fund that holds multiple assets which attempt to track the… Read more →

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The Downside of Debt

Today’s guest blog post comes from Stealthy Wealth. Most people are aware that when you buy something using debt you end up with a total bill quite a bit higher than the sticker price of the item thanks to interest. Interest is the price you pay for the privilege of owning something immediately and only… Read more →

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Alternative Investments 💎

When you hear the term investing, you tend to think of traditional investments that most people are familiar with. These are usually cash in your savings account, some of your favourite companies’ stocks or bonds.

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Ditching your car for an Uber

If Transport & Fuel is one of the budget categories in which you record the highest spend each month, you’re not alone. It seems it only takes a few days for a tank of petrol to go from full to empty. Those tanks aren’t getting any cheaper either. The petrol price has increased by nearly… Read more →

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Reducing Your Long-term Loan 🏦

Picture this: you’ve just bought the house of your dreams. A few days pass by and you start thinking about the loan attached to the house, which needs to be repaid – a period that usually lasts anywhere between 20 to 30 years. It’s alright to think of the implications of taking out the loan,… Read more →

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4 ways to eliminate expensive rubbish

The next time you take the rubbish bag out, imagine that it is filled with money. The money spent on the rubbish that’s now in it. A glimpse into someone’s rubbish bag of money would give a good indication of the person’s eating habits. Maybe you’ll see four chocolate wrappers from the shelf just before… Read more →

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Mindful Buying 🛍

Have you ever been caught between two worlds, where your heart says one thing and your mind says the opposite? The concept of mindfulness has recently gained popularity as a way of paying attention in a particular way – on purpose and in-the-moment awareness without any judgment. Mindful eating and mindful moving are popular terms… Read more →

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Money doesn’t talk

Money is right up there with politics and religion being one of the no-go topics. Studies have shown that 51% of people don’t speak at all about money with their friends OR family. However, speaking about money is a factor in being financially healthy and meeting financial goals. With women and minority groups throughout history… Read more →

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Good Debt vs Bad Debt

Have you heard of a friend or family member boasting about the amount of debt that they have? You probably think that they’ve lost it and immediately lecture them on the dangers of debt. After all, it’s the first thing that pops up in most of our minds. Debt has received a lot of negative… Read more →