How to set effective and achievable goals

How to set effective goals and achieve them For many years I felt that it was a must to have a new year’s goals list. I would think about everything I wanted to accomplish, write it down and feel better about my life in general at that time. The only problem was that I probablyContinue reading “How to set effective and achievable goals”

5 indicators that show you need to review your personal finances

Reviewing your finances is an important part of effective financial management. This means checking your income, expenses, savings, debt repayments and ensuring you can afford your current lifestyle. In this blog I will be writing about 5 indicators that show you nee to review your personal finances. There has been a change to your lifestyleContinue reading “5 indicators that show you need to review your personal finances”

Lessons I learnt from my money mistakes

Having moved to the United Kingdom when I was in my early teens, one of the first things my mother did was to open a bank account for me. She wanted me to use it to save my money and eventually to receive my salary. Fast forward a few years later, I had a jobContinue reading “Lessons I learnt from my money mistakes”

5 Habits that could stop you from reaching your financial goals

“If your habits don’t line up with your dream, you need to either change your habits or change your dream” John Maxwell There are certain things that we may do unconsciously due to routine or because it has been engrained into our day to day processes. Over time, these processes become a habit and areContinue reading “5 Habits that could stop you from reaching your financial goals”

How to invest in your Personal Development

Personal Development means different things to different people. However, I like to think of it as continuously improving yourself. This can be through learning subject areas, perfecting your skills and most importantly looking after yourself. In this blog I will be exploring ways in which you can invest in your personal development.    One thing aboutContinue reading “How to invest in your Personal Development”

Why is it important to invest in yourself and understand your Mindset?

Investing in yourself means taking time to look after yourself, learn something new and continue to develop yourself. Many people sometimes overlook this due to busy schedules, but it is very important to take time to know, understand and develop yourself. In this blog I will be looking at the importance of understanding your mindsetContinue reading “Why is it important to invest in yourself and understand your Mindset?”

COVID- 19: How to prepare your finances for an uncertain future.

In December 2019 a lot of people were probably preparing their goals for 2020, be it travel more, spend more time with family or save more. The events that started to unfold in the beginning of 2020 at first seemed unreal and as the dust settled, one thing was certain life was not going toContinue reading “COVID- 19: How to prepare your finances for an uncertain future.”

Life lessons learnt from planning a wedding

When I became engaged to my now husband it was an exciting time. We decided to have our wedding back in Africa. Planning our wedding was the first major project we worked on together and here are a few things we learnt that have stuck to this day.  It is Important to know your strengthsContinue reading “Life lessons learnt from planning a wedding”

5 tips to beat the January blues

I once saw a meme that said “Aahh finally! The 6 months of January has ended!” This pretty much expressed how many people feel about January… its cold, dark and looong! Most employers pay their staff in mid-December so they may have spent their income even before the beginning of January.  In this blog I willContinue reading “5 tips to beat the January blues”

The convenience of technology

I remember the excitement I felt when I had started my first year at high school in Zimbabwe and the school I went to made an announcement that we could use calculators in our mathematics classes. Gone were the days where we would spend time trying to solve mathematical problems on paper. Fast forward aContinue reading “The convenience of technology”