Insuring yourself for medical issues

Many people forget to look at taking out insurance on themselves, instead assuming that they may be covered by state benefits. However, as I mentioned previously, an increasingly aged population mean that benefits are likely to reduce over time. Even at present levels, are the amounts paid and service levels sufficient for your needs? It is most likely… Read More »

Your passions and your profession

These can be interlinked, and you should indeed make sure that what you are spending most of your time doing is what you want to. However, you do need to be sensible and make good financial choices – perhaps coming to a solution that indulges your passion while also providing financial security and growth. Two of my passions… Read More »

Issues with debt ‘consolidation’

Sadly debt ‘consolidation’ is an area where people can stumble if they are not careful. The key point to remember with consolidation is that nothing has changed – you still have a pile of debt, but now instead of several different lenders it is all with one. There should only be one reason for doing a consolidation –… Read More »

Make your own sushi, have fun and save money

I have a fondness for vegetarian sushi, something that is easily obtained through various supermarkets and high street shops. It is somewhat expensive to buy ready-made though, at £2.70 per portion that works out to be around £21 per kilo – similar to steak. I had noticed a guidebook to make your own sushi on the cakeswithfaces website,… Read More »

Don’t fall victim to the sirens of easy finance

In Greek mythology the Sirens lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. It’s the same with credit and finance – if you are not careful you could find that your financial ship is heading towards disaster on the rocks. This is something I have talked about several… Read More »