“Buy Experiences not things” is a popular meme, and for good reason. The idea of materialism over experiencing what the world has to offer is a terrible waste. Minimalism is trending and no-one wants to be the hoarder on the block.[Read more…] about Why can’t I have both? Buy experiences AND things
There are plenty of traditional methods and advice for paying off debt. Most of these carry plenty of value:
Create a budget, spend less than you earn, cut up the credit card, earn more, make higher repayments, create forced savings, pay the highest interest rate first, automate your repayments, and consolidate your debts…
Nelson Mandela was spot on: “There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living”. You will be more fulfilled if you’re striving, not sleepwalking. I want to make sure you don’t settle for less than you deserve.
One of my favourite pastimes is dreaming about, and then planning, our next adventure. Did you realise you can use these same skills to create your entire life plan?[Read more…] about Planning a holiday, what about your life? – How to create your life plan
Before you make plans; life, money or otherwise, you have to start by having the right focus. What are your core values?[Read more…] about Step zero: Core values. Stop comparing and focus on you
The net worth vs self worth conversation is an interesting one.
Before we get too deep, it’s important to define both.[Read more…] about Net worth vs self worth: what’s more valuable?
We were lucky enough to bring our first child, a baby girl, into the world 6 weeks ago.
One thing that blew our minds was the abundance of advice that is available to help you manage during this crazy time. Although it’s easy to complain or joke about this, the vast majority of it is highly valuable.[Read more…] about Routines are for babies: time to shake things up!
I use a very simple to-do list. A piece of lined paper the size of the palm of my hand, away from the phone and nowhere near the black hole, time-suck of the inbox. It took me years to get this right but now, I couldn’t live without it.[Read more…] about Life plan step 1: the simple to do list
Bigger adventures and experiences are very important to me and helping others achieve this is why I do what I do for a living. I want to give you some insider tips on how to do this with 3 key steps.
I’ve never been criticised for not thinking big enough. I’m a dreamer. I’ve also never had a problem with convincing myself that whatever I want, it is achievable.[Read more…] about The power of positive thinking for financial wellbeing