Opportunities are all around

If you want to get ahead, there are many opportunities. Indeed, for example, 40% of executives at a large burger chain started out ‘flipping burgers.’ However, in order to get ahead it does require an investment of your time – in the short-term perhaps by working overtime for more money or taking a second job(for a reasonable number… Read More »

Everyone is a millionaire! (sort of)

The average UK earnings figure is £28,000 and the average working life 40 years… so the average person will see £1,120,000 of earnings in a ‘normal’ working life. With over a million pounds passing through your hands, before tax, it’s important to decide where it will go(rather than wonder where it went.) One great person to follow is… Read More »

The first rule of Financial Independence(F.I.) club isn’t this

Financial Independence, or F.I. , is very much like self-employment: short-term sacrifice in return for long-term gain. Those sacrifices can take many forms: perhaps working 80 hours a week, driving an £800 car, or even delaying starting a family. In return for those sacrifices you rightly receive the rewards. Sadly, there are those who would criticise or even… Read More »

Learn more to earn more

If you are looking to increase your earnings, then training is to be recommended. When I started my career I was learning in my spare time – this meant evenings and weekends on top of the normal working day. It’s something that should always continue, even if you are not in a professional area that requires annual CPD(Continuing… Read More »

A day trip to Portsmouth

Portsmouth, on the south coast of the UK, is a favourite destination of mine. With a bit of imagination, it is somewhat similar to Hong Kong. Take Portsmouth as Hong Kong Island and Gosport as Kowloon, and the ferry between them could be the Star Ferry in Hong Kong. Could be. Getting there Portsmouth is easily reached –… Read More »