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What Financial Advice Would I Give My 20-Year-Old Self?

It is so easy to pass judgment or have regrets about the past. We are all well-trained at dissecting our past mistakes and decisions, and I used to excel at that type of self-criticism. But I don’t want this post to sound like I’m bashing myself for my past mistakes and unconscious, uneducated choices because I’m not. The time when I felt guilty about my …

What Does Financial Freedom Mean in 2023? 

The bleak economic situation that stems from the housing crisis, soaring food prices, shortages of supplies of everything, stagnated wages, and interest rates going through the roof (at least in the UK) got me wondering how one could start on the path to financial freedom in 2023. Taking into consideration the political, economic, social and environmental upheavals we have been going through since the pandemic …

Unlearning the Bad Habits

Picking up bad habits is soooo easy, as is falling back to default, often dangerously destructive ways. Eating sweets or junk food is a bad habit. I’ve never been a fan of junk food but sweets, ooooh that I can eat. Especially when I feel tired or restless (maybe that’s why I work so much, hmmm… something to think about). The only way that I …

How Much Does Your Time Cost?

Recently I’ve been wondering about the ever-increasing speed with which time passes. That wondering led me straight into a trap of re-visiting and re-thinking how much of my precious time I managed to waste on pointless activities. In reality, I chose to keep busy (lots of tasks to tick off on my to-do lists) for the sake of keeping busy, while creatively I was stuck. …

What To Do With The Money You Earn?

For years I nurtured a belief that whatever I earn, it needs to be spent. In my naivety,I never thought that I should have invested the surplus, instead of consuming themoment it arrived in my bank account. I often wondered what I was going to buywith the extra money that was coming my way. For years I also thought I wasinvesting by dumping unlimited amounts …