Lifestyle Archive

3 Things To Know About Day Trading Lifestyle

A lot of people these days are tempted by the idea of going into business for themselves. We wrote recently about how to become an entrepreneur in the modern economic climate, and this is something more and more people seem to be interested in. But even if you’re not looking to start your own business,

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Standing out and getting ahead as a modern freelancer

After the 2014 recession, self employed individuals reached their highest numbers in the UK, leading to a marketplace flooded with contractors and freelancers. But while many became freelancers out of necessity, during those difficult years, digital and social changes to the modern working life have reshaped the outlook for those who are self-employed

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Investing In Your Child’s Abilities

My wife and I made the most of a deal that was offered through work recently where we could all go to a local swimming park for only $12 for the entire family. We had a great day out, with my son really loving the water more than I expected him to

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The Lifestyle Changes you can make to help Save Money

At some point in our lives, many of us feel a little worried or anxious about money. It might be that you’re struggling to save up for something, or you just don’t feel like you’re earning enough to live comfortably each month. Whatever the scenario, what you’ll be pleased to hear is there are simple

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Enjoying The Drive-In

My wife and I recently celebrated our wedding anniversary, and as part of the celebration my wife had the idea that we could head to the drive in (something we hadn’t done since before we had our son)

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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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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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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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It took 7 years, but we now have air conditioning

I’m writing this post on Saturday, and at the moment we have workmen throughout the house installing air conditioning. When I first built this house I always assumed that one day I would install air conditioning, but at the time of building I just didn’t have the money to warrant the cost of installation, or

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Do You Use a Financial Planner?

Lately I have been wondering just how many people use financial planners. For me personally, I have never engaged the services of one as I feel like I know more than enough about planning for my own financial future as well as about general money management

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Enjoying the Little Things and Doing it Cheaply

A couple of weekends ago my wife and I agreed that we needed to have a family outing where we got to leave the house and not talk shop for a couple of hours. It just seems like lately all we seem to be doing is either running around after our little boy, or working

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Changing your views on money and becoming financially literate

I’m sure that everyone knows someone that is struggling financially. It isn’t fun, and for some reason money is often considered one of those taboo topics where no one really likes to admit there might be a problem, or as for help if they need it. Quite often people don’t even realise they have an

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