5 Habits that will help you to save consistently

One important factor of being able to manage your finances is being able to save consistently. This will help with meeting your goals and avoid falling into debt. In this blog, I will be writing about 5 habits that will help you to save consistently.  Set clear measurable savings goals. Setting specific goals will helpContinue reading “5 Habits that will help you to save consistently”

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?”

3. What I learnt about managing my finances and wellbeing during uncertain times

In this Podcast I will be talking about some of the things I learnt as a result of the uncertainty that was created by COVID-19 Follow us on Social Media Instagram: @deep_pockets_finance Facebook Group: Finance Tips for Women by Deep Pockets Finance

What is a recession and how can you prepare your finances?

A recession is when there is a widespread decline in economic activity because of loss of income or concerns about the economy. In early 2020, the world started to react to the effects of COVID-19. Due to the way the virus was spreading, it was important to limit human contact. Many businesses stopped trading, peopleContinue reading “What is a recession and how can you prepare your finances?”

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.”

How to create a simple and effective budget

A budget is a plan for how you intend to use your money. It helps you to monitor your income and expenses. This can be a daunting process, but if done the right way you will definitely reap the rewards.  Benefits of budgeting Preparing a budget of how you intend to use your money helpsContinue reading “How to create a simple and effective budget”