Short Term Pain for Long Term Gain

What are your thoughts on having some short term pain for long term gain when it comes to lifestyle vs income and employment opportunities? What i’m talking about is when people choose jobs where they have to work super hard all the time, but they are compensated with very handsome pay packets for their efforts.

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Don’t Become A Statistic of Generation Rent

Property is currently a hot topic in the UK. One of the main catalysing factors behind the fiery discussion is the now ubiquitous phrase: generation rent. Referring to young adults up to the age of 35 who are unable to get on the property ladder, generation rent is a regrettable reality of modern life. For

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My Health Is A Priority – Is Yours?

I haven’t spoken about this before, but last year I started having stomach pains with semi regular bouts of gastro – I know, thanks for the over share Glen. I wanted to tell you guys this because those symptoms aren’t normal, and by going to the doctor when I did, I may have kept myself

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The Money Spot

If you remember recently I had a post asking for people who were interested in working together on a project. Well, the day has come where the project has started and I can reveal what we are all working on. The website is called The Money Spot and I am working with Michelle from Shop

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New House Update

I realise that I have been mentioning our new house for quite a while now, but I haven’t really posted any updates on progress, so after providing the builder some feedback last week, it reminded me that I should also update things here as well

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Why You Should Start Collecting Leftover Change

If you’re anything like me, your wallet is always being bogged down by lots of coins. It’s not like I have too much money – I wish! It’s more that every time you go out and buy something, there is normally change given, and that change always seems to balloon your wallet

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Saving Money On Non-perishables Online

I’m no stranger to shopping online, in fact, my wife and I have been big advocates for doing your entire grocery shopping online for a while now. However, until recently the only shops offering this service were the big grocery chains, and their prices were essentially the same as what you would find in store

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Moving for Work – Is It Something You Would Do?

Have you ever been in a position where you need to move location in order to remain employed by a company? I’ve never faced the situation before, but it’s something that looks like it might be in my future

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Is That Fancy Degree Worth the Cost? Here’s How to Tell

While the cost of an undergraduate degree has risen by nearly five times the inflation rate since 1983, it’s still pretty easy to get financial aid to go to undergraduate school. Almost no one pays full sticker price for an undergraduate education. But graduate school is a different story. A graduate degree can cost hundreds

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Can a Financial Social Worker Help You Sort Out Your Finances?

A financial social worker is a social worker with additional training in debt, credit, and financial counseling. Some social workers with this additional certification work with people in poverty to help them tackle basic financial issues and, ideally, to improve their situations. Financial social workers may also work in private practice, helping individuals or couples

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Want to Retire Early? Become a Police Officer

Not many professions these days allow you to retire after just 20 years with a comfortable pension and benefits. But if you want to retire early with a pension that will allow you to live comfortably, continue supporting your family, and maybe even travel, you should consider becoming a police officer. Police officers in most

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Is It Worth Getting an MBA?

Something I have been considering for the last few months has been whether or not I should take the time to earn a master’s degree in business administration. It would be a pretty big undertaking, but it is the type of thing that can make you significantly more marketable whenever you are going for a

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