Money doesn't buy happiness they say. But when it comes to basics like making rent, eating and having a warm home, money makes your life much easier. Don’t get me wrong, most of my life I’ve lived pretty comfortably. I can’t speak from experience of fiscal struggles being a daily reality throughout my life, but … Continue reading Does Money Buy Happiness?
As a father we have an essential role to play in supporting the development and growth of our children, until they reach a point of becoming a functioning adult responsible for making their own decisions. There are 3 ways we can invest in their development: Your health Wealth Time Your health Children follow by example, … Continue reading Three ways to invest in your child
6 luxuries keeping men poor I was brought up with the philosophy "if you can't afford it, you don't get it." My assumption, this was the same rule everyone played by. As I experienced adulthood seeing sensible people getting crippled by debt on luxuries, I realised this was not the case. Today - I focus on … Continue reading 6 luxuries keeping men poor
This is the second part of my experience of my first year investing in the stock market. Please read Part One first. Being a foreign investor I had no clue how things worked being a foreign investor, could it be done? The answer is yes. The great thing about the Internet is that it has … Continue reading Investing in the stock market for the first time: a retrospective (Part 2)
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)
In my last post I discussed about keeping goals simple. A major part of this is how important it is to apply a metric to any goals that you set so that there is room for measurement as you progress. This got me thinking about a goal that is very easy to apply a metric to … Continue reading Why do you want more money?
The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime, is a book that inspires but also makes you feel terrible that you are not a multi-millionaire. MJ DeMarco, highlights the way to becoming wealthy through the concept of the slowlane and the fastlane. The slowlane is explained as getting a good job, saving, … Continue reading Review: The Millionaire Fastlane