Investing in the stock market for the first time: a retrospective (Part 1)

Investing in the stock market: the risk-averse saver I have always been a good saver and back in the pre-recession days (of 2007) I enjoyed the benefits of getting a whopping 6% interest.  Not bad for low/no risk investment. But since the crash, rates have never recovered and you are lucky to get a saver … Continue reading Investing in the stock market for the first time: a retrospective (Part 1)

Starting an Emergency Fund

Last year I was struggling financially. It is not that I am a spender, it just seemed that suddenly I had a load of costs that came out of nowhere - I dropped my phone down the toilet and had to buy a cheap replacement, a friend was getting married at an expensive hotel, I … Continue reading Starting an Emergency Fund