How Women Are Dealing with the Stress in Their Personal Finance

A rise in the number of female entrepreneurs, and women taking more control of their financial circumstances are the two foremost reasons for the increase in the number of women seeking for financial advice from experts. A study by Investec Wealth & Investment found that women accounted for 40% of all the IFA (International Financial […]

5 Situations When You Should Not Consider Saving and Investing

Saving and investing is what makes your future secure and comfortable and you should always save a certain percentage of your income. You should also invest a part of it to build a better future for you and your family. However, there are times when you’re burdened with increasing debt part of your personal finances […]

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

Creating an emergency fund can keep you from having to dip into your retirement savings, or into money that you have budgeted for other essentials. It is one of the keys to healthy finances. When planning your emergency fund, the big question relates to size: how much do you need to save? A rule of […]

How You Can ‘Earn’ Benefits from Time Banking

Time banking is giving service with your skills and talent to known or unknown people by investing time and earning it as your credit. In return, you can ask for the service of your neighbor or some other person of your knowing with their set of skills. It’s a service exchange system capitalizing on human […]

7 Eccentric Ideas to Save You a Lot of Money

If you’re trying to live on a budget, finding ways to save money is important. After all, the more money you avoid spending, the more money you’ll have in your pocketbook at the end of the month. However, most people stop short of the really eccentric ideas that could actually save them money. Use this […]