Our joint account is empty

August 20, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Do you remember not so long ago when I was super excited because my boyfriend finally agreed to open a joint account…finally after all these years together.  Well I’m sad to say that after three months our account is still empty.  I never would have given this a second thought except the […]

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Margin Matters: A Lesson on Effective Forex Leveraging

August 19, 2014

You’ve got a few hundred pounds to start trading in forex, but this isn’t enough – or so you’ve been told. You keep hearing about people trading with £10,000 or more. How do they do it? Answer: leverage. Leverage is very common in forex and, while it doesn’t sound like a good idea, it’s one […]

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Buying Auto Insurance for Teens

August 18, 2014

Parents with teenage children have a lot of expenses and may find it hard to balance the household budget. Along with food, clothing and school-related bills, there are also expenses that go with having a teen driver in the family. When it comes to teenage drivers, one of the main expenses is auto insurance. Consider […]

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Why I don’t tell people I’m a financial planner

August 18, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you may remember I am a financial planner.  When I first received my designation I was so proud of my accomplishment.  I would tell anyone and everyone who would listen, I wanted to shout it from the roof tops.  But that was in 2007, now seven years later I keep my […]

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Save with Online Discounts and Coupons – A Guide

August 15, 2014

We are living at a time when prices of consumer goods and services are ever rising. As a result everyone is looking for a way to save money when shopping for different items. One of the best ways of spending less on items is finding coupons. Whether you are buying products from online stores or […]

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Weekly roundup: TMNT, Goals and Faith

August 15, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  As you read this I am at work counting down the hours until I can leave at noon.  My office has this perk during the summer months called Happy Fridays that allows us to leave every second Friday at 12 pm.  So as of noon today I am only working half a […]

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Do your co-workers like you? 

August 14, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Yesterday I witnessed a heated argument between two co-workers in my office.  As I sat at my desk (a cubical with high walls) I could hear these two women having a disagreement about how to pitch a presentation they are supposed to work on together and have ready for our team meeting […]

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Tips for Expats Moving Money Abroad

August 13, 2014

If you’re thinking about moving abroad you may already be in that stage where you are beginning to cost everything up. You’d be forgiven for finding it a rather more expensive proposition than you were originally expecting, especially if you are working across two different currencies. There are often large sums of money involved in […]

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How You Optimise Your Business Start-up for Success

August 13, 2014

There is no doubt that entrepreneurship is continuing to drive economic growth in the UK, with small and medium sized businesses now accounting for more than 60% of all employment. Although this suggests that Great Britain’s business climate is buoyant, this is also creating intensified levels of market competition and forcing individual firms to take […]

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