Personal Finance

Stop Keeping Up With The Joneses

We are all influenced by those around us and it is hard not to compare ourselves to them.  Seeing all the pictures on social media of friends and family having an amazing time on holiday, going on nights out, showing off a new car makes us want the same things.  As we spend more and more time… Continue reading Stop Keeping Up With The Joneses

Personal Finance

Good Debt vs Bad Debt

For many people, debt has become the norm.  Debt can be used to make small every day purchases such as milk to large one in a lifetime purchases such as a family home.  There are those that consider all debt to be bad and should be paid off as soon as possible.  However not all… Continue reading Good Debt vs Bad Debt

Book reviews

Book Review: The Money Tree: Money, how to make it, save it and grow it

The Money Tree is a great addition to the bookshelf for those who want a basic understanding of personal finance.  Written by Martin Bamford, an experienced chartered financial planner, the book provides an overview of: Debt Savings Mortgages Protection Investments Tax and retirement planning The purpose of The Money Tree is to help you: Take… Continue reading Book Review: The Money Tree: Money, how to make it, save it and grow it