Use Affirmations to Stay on Course

I’ve written other posts about affirmations and keeping on track and following goals. So I have some extra thoughts here. The thoughts you think, the words you say are all affirmations.  All of your inner dialogues or self-talks are streams of affirmations. You are continually affirming unknowingly with your thoughts and words and these flowsContinue reading “Use Affirmations to Stay on Course”

Get Committed To Your Plan

Ok so we have started to think about personal finance, retirement and planning. It might be worth talking to a Professional Financial Advisor; or it might be worth sitting down with some wealthy people and asking for their advice! No one can emphasize enough how essential it really is to be committed to your plans,Continue reading “Get Committed To Your Plan”

Change Your Mindset About Money

I hope you have read ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’. It helped me change the way I look at money, Finance, Assets and Debt. If you haven’t read it – get a copy! Buy it or borrow it but make sure you read it! Most people believe that the most important step to financial freedom orContinue reading “Change Your Mindset About Money”

Make a Budget/ Track Your Spending

This is my personal favourite. I have always tracked my accounts. I have a stack of old notebooks with monthly expenditure going back many years. More recently I have followed Harv Ekers 6 Jars plan. It works. Budgeting and tracking your spending is all about planning your financial present and future. It’s among the mostContinue reading “Make a Budget/ Track Your Spending”

Check into Automatic Savings Plans

We are living through tough times. The global pandemic has affected all businesses; some have thrived, some have crashed and burned. Though remember, the Phoenix always rises from the ashes. Low interest rates make savings in Banks or Building Societies unattractive. Maybe time to seek advice on other types of investment and savings plans. TheContinue reading “Check into Automatic Savings Plans”

Work on a Retirement Account Little by Little

I don’t think I will ever retire. I might stop working in a school in an official sense. I can see part-time work and other online work taking up my time. But not the sit at home and sometimes play golf kind of retirement. I tried that in 2012 and ran out of money veryContinue reading “Work on a Retirement Account Little by Little”

Make Paying Off Debt a Priority

Too many of us have been in this position. I remember going through divorce with legal bills, living off credit cards, finding rent deposits, borrowing from friends and family. It was a tough time and I got through it. When you are in the middle of that storm it seems it will never end. ItContinue reading “Make Paying Off Debt a Priority”

Personal Finance – Hone in on One Specific Goal

Some more thoughts on taking control. By the way I am not a Financial Advisor so this is alll part of my personal opinion and experience. It also means I wont be trying to sell you any Financial Services!!! Every person wants to set goals and dream big, but actually reaching those dreams and goalsContinue reading “Personal Finance – Hone in on One Specific Goal”

Financial Resolutions Basics

I thought I would take a break from SEO for a while as I am carrying out a lot more research. I just spent some time over the weekend reading about optimising WordPress for SEO. Wow it got really techie! So I am saving those posts until I have a better understanding of plugins etc.Continue reading “Financial Resolutions Basics”