Update On 2017’s Financial Goals

It has been a few months since I spoke about my financial goals for 2017. There were a number of things I wanted to accomplish, including a double digit increase in net worth. Tracking progress is key to accomplishment of these goals and I wanted to do a post on how I’ve been getting along … [Continue Reading]

3 Great Videos To Watch This May Day Weekend

The May Day weekend is upon us, and here are some fantastic videos to watch over the long weekend. I hope you use this time to relax, refresh yourselves and spend some quality time doing things that matter to you. #1 You’re Spending Too Much by Jordan Cox Your savings are key to your financial … [Continue Reading]

My Financial Goals For 2017 (And Why Most Resolutions Fail)

At the outset I must confess that I have had limited success with goals and goal-setting so far. At the start of every year, I enthusiastically set many goals for myself. The goal setting process is great fun, but it is generally all southward there on. It is miraculous how many excuses I have managed to … [Continue Reading]

10 Random Hacks To Save You Money (And Make Your Life Easier)

For this post, I thought I’d share a partial list of general (and pretty random) hacks which help make life easier and also help to save a fair bit of cash. I try and keep a list of these little thoughts and tricks which come in handy when on a tight budget. Most of these … [Continue Reading]

The Enduring Lure Of The Lottery (And Why You Shouldn’t Play)

You could do the laundry, I’ll come by on Monday You give me the money, I will buy a ticket On the local lottery We could win the lottery, we could go to Vegas And be very happy – Harry Nilsson, “The Lottery Song”, 1972 So, it’s that time of the year again. The Chinese … [Continue Reading]