In money coaching we talk a lot about taking agency and responsibility for your own money matters. But what happens if someone is controlling you by controlling your access to money? Financial abuse is a lesser known form of abuse which can take place in intimate relationships, in exploitation of older or more vulnerable people – and can happen to people of any gender in any form of relationship.
A cash buffer is your first line of defence against expensive debt, unnecessary stress and being overwhelmed by life’s unexpected events. Yet too many of us fail to build a cash reserve that we can fall back on if we become unwell, need an urgent repair, or face unemployment. This short article helps you work out what you need.
When you have to sit down and explain money issues to a 5 year old, sometimes what they say back to you will change the way you think, completely. This is how listening to Hamilton led to a complete change in view about taxation.
You should know something about crypto. Don’t just dive in an throw your money at it. Understand the basics of how it works and what it’s currently used for – and then make your decisions.