“Here’s the truth you have to wrestle with: the reason that art (writing, engaging, leading, all of it) is valuable is precisely why I can’t tell you how to do it. If there were a map, there’d be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map. Don’t you hate that? I […]


“I hate my job. I can’t believe I have to do this every single day.” I hear this all of the time from friends. Most people seem to hate their jobs. You notice that? Rarely do you meet someone that’s excited about work or going to work. Most folks just want to complain about how […]


I guarantee you that after reading this article you’re going to finally launch that business that has been on your mind for the longest time. When’s the last time you told yourself that tomorrow is going to be the day? You know what I’m talking about. Tomorrow is going to be the day where you […]


The banks have certainly not enjoyed a quiet 2014; in fact, some might argue the last decade has been one long crusade to undermine the health of the UK economy. You don’t need to have too prodigious a memory to reel off any number of calamities to befall the UK banks in recent times. Firstly […]


Today’s article is brought to us by Trudy Oldman, a regular financial whiz, sharing her insights, opinions and very best ideas with SMEs and individuals in regular blogs, interviews and articles across the web and media. There’s plenty for UK SMEs (Small & Medium Enterprises) to whinge about in the current economy. From red tape to […]


Carnival of Personal Finance #464 : It’s Warm Outside!

June 2, 2014

Welcome to another edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. I’m going to call this #464 since there was no carnival the past month. This also meant that I had to delete many submissions. I had to filter through to find the top ten articles from the past month. Let’s see what we have. Did you […]

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Carnival of Personal Finance #462 : Jumping on Opportunities Edition

April 22, 2014

“I want to be remembered as a person who wasn’t afraid to start things.” — Tina Roth Eisenberg Welcome to another edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. With yesterday being Easter Monday, we decided to host this on a Tuesday. We haven’t had a carnival up in a few weeks so this will be the […]

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Carnival of Personal Finance #450: Favorite Quotes Edition

February 11, 2014

Welcome to the 450th edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. Today I’m going to share some of my favorite quotes with you! The best of… “Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: you have no one to blame.” – Erica Jong You’re responsible for everything. Holding yourself accountable […]

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4 Rare Types of Personal Insurance You Should Know About

February 10, 2014

No one ever thinks they need insurance – until they do. While you might grumble as you pay your premiums, you’ll be grateful for the payout if you suffer a personal accident, house disaster or other unexpected incident. When times are at their hardest, you don’t want to be worrying about money as well – […]

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Have You Ever Used a Pawnbroker?

February 5, 2014

Have you ever pawned anything for instant access to money? We all know there are thousands of shows out there on Pawnbrokers with every single town and niche getting its own show. We all know the TV personalities out there and how they interact with each other and so no. We know that these shows […]

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