Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments: the fun and games Alternative investments can be classified as pretty much anything purchased with the intention of holding it for capital appreciation.  This could be as varied as cars, wine, figurines, playing cards, computers, currency, stamps, etc.  Should I Invest in Alternative Investments? I’ll assume we’re talking about the more mainstream alternative […]

11 Things You Need to be a Successful Trader

Successful Trading Tips  A lot of people like the idea of day trading. They have the vision of sitting on a laptop on a beach, or in front of a rank of monitors showing pretty graphs – and somehow deciphering all that to make thousands per day.  The reality is the vast majority of retail […]

A 10 Year Retirement Plan

Want to retire in 10-years? Here’s the plan There’s a big thing going on at the moment called F.I.R.E. Financial Independence Retire Early. For a lot of people that translates as wanting to retire in 10 years.  But it has different connotations for different people, so I thought I’d explain what it means to me […]

How To Get Started Investing In Property

Want to get started investing in property? A lot of people want to invest in property. You know it’s a sensible thing to do over the long term, the returns are good, it will keep you fed when you retire, and it’s relatively passive – you can do this alongside a full time job… but […]

Accepting Crypto Payments

Should you accept payment in Bitcoin, and if so, how can you do it? Should you, and if you should, how can you accept Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies as a form of payment on your site? It’s not something that was even contemplated by most people even 12 months ago, but nowadays it’s a thing. […]

Why you should not be in the stock market

Should I Buy Shares in X Company? People often want to get my view on whether or not X, Y or Z company is a good one to buy into, and whether or not they should buy shares in them.  We’ve all heard the story from someone who bought shares in Apple or Facebook, etc. […]

Helpful Finance Apps

Helpful Finance Apps I got a new phone the other day. It’s not an iPhone. I’m still sulking about when they changed the charging port and every compatible device I had became useless overnight. It’s a Samsung Galaxy S10+ if you wanted to know. I’m a fan so far. Anyway, I took the opportunity to do […]

What I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger

What I’d teach my 18-year-old self if I could time travel I want to cover exactly what I’d do if I was starting out all over again, having learnt what I have over the years. How I’d improve my financial position and how I’d get myself into the position of being able to invest and […]