Disputing Debt: Stop Paying What You Don’t Owe

August 22, 2014

We hand the credit card to the waiter and give it nary a thought while the faceless service worker takes our card away for, what on reflection, seems like an unnecessarily long time, and charges us an unreasonable amount (was that Pepsi really $5?) that we just pay without questioning. On top of that, we […]

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Couples Date Night Ideas for your 20s, 30s and 40s

August 21, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Last night my boyfriend Nick and I met up after work to hang out and have a date night.  Do you want to know what we did?  We went to look at apartments.  Yes that is our new romantic thing to do, walk the streets of our city and visit potential apartments […]

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Tips to protect your property investment

August 20, 2014

Whether you’re becoming a landlord for the first time or just looking to maximise the income from properties you already own, precautions can be taken that ensure your investment is safeguarded. There is a lot to consider when you own property and a lot more to consider if you have a database of tenants to […]

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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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