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Emergency Professional Relationships that Every Grown-up Needs
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Emergency Professional Relationships that Every Grown-up Needs

By |June 1st, 2015|

I write a lot about ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck, and how to gradually increase your wealth. I spend a lot of time writing about ways to dig yourself out of a financial ditch, but I don’t spend as much time talking to people who have already gotten their finances on the […]

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Dave Ramsey Shouldn’t Be Teaching Finance Volume 2!

By |May 5th, 2014|

To be honest I’m not the type of person that really likes to rag on people and their ideas. So, when I was presented the opportunity to write this series, I was naturally a bit concerned if it was a good idea or not. However, I agreed and wrote the first post based on […]

Dealing With An Emergency Without An Emergency Fund
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Dealing With An Emergency Without An Emergency Fund

By |October 2nd, 2013|

As you may recall I wrote a post about emergency funds a while back and why I choose to not have one. Instead of having a chunk of cash for emergencies I instead have an emergency plan. It may not work for everyone, but it works for me.

Recently I had the misfortune to put […]

Using Your Bank Overdraft as an Emergency Buffer: Top Tips
  • Using Your Bank Overdraft as an Emergency Buffer: Top Tips

Using Your Bank Overdraft as an Emergency Buffer: Top Tips

By |June 22nd, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

If you’re always keeping a close eye on your bank account for fear of not having the cash to cover direct debits or standing orders, a bank overdraft might help. An overdraft […]

Accepting The Value Of An Emergency Fund
  • Accepting The Value Of An Emergency Fund

Accepting The Value Of An Emergency Fund

By |November 1st, 2012|

People who know me personally know that I can be damn stubborn. Tell me something needs to be done a certain way and I’ll question it and often end up doing it my own way.

When it came to emergency funds, I wasn’t much different. Sure I keep a modest sized buffer in my bank […]

Does Everyone Need An Emergency Fund?
  • Does Everyone Need An Emergency Fund?

Does Everyone Need An Emergency Fund?

By |July 23rd, 2012|

The great thing about personal finance blogs is that you can find all kinds of personalized advice for a wide variety of scenarios.

Unfortunately the line between personal advice and general advice often gets blurred.

Some advice gets repeated over and over so much that people just start to assume that it is one size fits […]