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Money-Side Up
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Financial Independence, FIRE, Millennial, Investing, Frugality
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Being resilient and determined over the long-term is uncharacteristically human behavior. It requires a lot of willpower... The post How To Increase Your Willpower To Save Money, Invest And Pay Off Debt appeared first on Money-Side Up. ...
Posted: Jul 14 2019 @ 8:00 AM
In the personal finance community, we often dismiss that spending money can make one happy. However positive psychology research shows that it can.  The post The Positive Psychology Of How You Can Buy Happiness appeared first on Money-Side Up. ...
Posted: Jul 07 2019 @ 2:09 PM
This may sound an odd title for a blog based around frugality and financial independence. However, spending money is unavoidable and leading a balanced life is important. However many people feel guilty about spending.  Therefore I wanted to look into this issue in terms of the psychological causes of guilt? Where does guilt originate from in the brain? Why do you feel guilty about spending? Lastly, how can this be mitigated? The ...
Posted: Jul 01 2019 @ 12:00 PM
I'm forever writing about ways to cut back and to save. In this post, I'm going to tell you the opposite. That you have every right to spend your hard-earned money. By this point, you might have skeptically raised your eyebrows or leaned in and thought "tell me more". I'm being honest with you, it's okay to splurge and this is why. The post This Gadget Is Proof That It’s Okay ...
Posted: Jun 23 2019 @ 7:26 AM
Saving for retirement is an uphill marathon that many people struggle to start, never mind complete. In fact, many people do not face the reality of having to save until it is too late. There are some staggering statistics on the current state of pension savings in the UK. This has prompted me to write this article on how to retire in the UK. The post How To Retire In UK: Hint You ...
Posted: Jun 16 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Credit cards are often demonised by the personal finance community. Quite rightly in many circumstances as they are synonymous with debt and poverty. However,... The post How To Use Credit Cards & Not Get Into Debt appeared first on Money-Side Up. ...
Posted: Jun 09 2019 @ 10:17 AM
A friend of mine recently asked me what I thought about Acorns. This is a form of micro investing. Acorns offer you can use in conjuction with your bank account. After each purchase it rounds up the value to the nearest £1 and invests the spare change. If you spend £0.80 for example then £0.20 will be invested. This was my answer to if they should use Acorns to invest: The ...
Posted: Jun 02 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Investing is a volatile process. People often lose money investing because they try to time the market, or see the market as a way... The post 10 Golden Rules For Survival In The Stock Market appeared first on Money-Side Up. ...
Posted: May 27 2019 @ 12:04 PM
Seville is a charming, laid back city, with great attractions and even better cuisine. I would go back in a heart beat and I’m... The post How To Spend 4 Days In Seville, Spain appeared first on Money-Side Up. ...
Posted: May 19 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Even a year ago if you would have told me I would almost be vegetarian I would have laughed it off. I often have... The post One Simple Way To Save The Planet & Your Money appeared first on Money-Side Up. ...
Posted: May 12 2019 @ 4:31 PM


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