With exams finally over for the year and Christmas right around the corner, I’ve taken the last few days to ponder about the finer things in life. While stressing over what I was going to surprise my friends and family with over the Christmas holidays, a funny little thought occurred to me. You know that… Continue reading The 3 Things I Love That Money Can’t Buy
While browsing various personal finance blogs, I’ve noticed one thing: no one talks about their investment strategy. I mean sure, everyone talks about saving, building that emergency fund and budgeting so that you can invest… but invest in what exactly? And how? Over the next few weeks, I will be answering just that. Lots of… Continue reading My Investment Strategy as A Broke Student (Part 1)
Your twenties are a time of self-discovery, new experiences and figuring out this so confusing yet rewarding this called life. The biggest advantage you have now is time. You have time to make mistakes. You have time to learn from them as well. With little to no responsibilities weighing you down, your twenties are an… Continue reading The 3 Things To Invest In During Your 20s
Despite what avocado toast bashers might say, I truly believe that every single student should take the opportunity to travel if they wish. Why? Because collage is a time of freedom: it is a time of exploration, discovery and growth… and you don’t grow as fast if you stay still. While I believe that a… Continue reading How I Afford To Travel As A Broke College Student
What do every personal finance blogger, acclaimed Wall Street author and millionaire have in common? A fancy car? Maybe. Little or no debt? Perhaps. An emergency fund? You’ve guessed it! Emergency funds are the first real step to financial freedom. They represent a security blanket that many of us cannot do without. Money problems keeping… Continue reading What Is An Emergency Fund and Why You NEED One
Do I? I am a strong believer that you should put your money where your mouth. For all I preach here about saving, investing and educating oneself about money, some of you must wonder if I actually do any of those things myself. If I didn’t, why on earth would you listen to me in… Continue reading Coming Clean: Do I Follow My Own Advice?
It seems like lately, everyone, from your neighbour to your vet, are jumping on the minimalism wagon. People all around you are telling you how they’ve donated half their closet, moved into a tiny house and are no longer buying dish soap (now that’s just gross). What is all the fuss, you wonder? Have people… Continue reading Is less really more? Ask a hoarder!