Many people would like to start a business, but always find it daunting because they are busy managing their current jobs, family and other commitments. It is always a very difficult balance to create however, it is possible. When I started Deep Pockets Finance (DPF), I was on maternity leave so I had additional timeContinue reading “5 Strategies to implement if you want to start a business but have no time”
Tag Archives: Personal Finances
Ways of getting on the property ladder for the first-time buyers
Saving the deposit for a house can be very difficult and can take a long time to achieve. This is why it is very important to be aware of the different type of schemes that are available to help you with this process. The schemes mainly benefit first time buyers and enable them to raiseContinue reading “Ways of getting on the property ladder for the first-time buyers”
Are your pockets getting deeper?
Once you have set your savings goals and are happily saving, the next question you need to answer is are your savings working for you? One of the default ways I like to save money is by using a savings account. There are many options for savings accounts that are available. Most of which areContinue reading “Are your pockets getting deeper?”
Advice to my 18-year-old self
As a young adult, one of the areas I struggled with was financial education. During my last year of high school, general information like career advice was readily available however, I don’t recall receiving any basic financial advice. The knowledge I had at the time was based on observations from people around me. Further educationContinue reading “Advice to my 18-year-old self”
Owning that Property – Credit Scores
In previous blogs we have looked at how to plan for purchasing a property and the costs to consider. In this blog we will be focusing on an important aspect of the process which is credit scores. When purchasing a property, you can either buy with cash, which is ideal. The other option is to take outContinue reading “Owning that Property – Credit Scores”
Owning that Property – Finance Management
In this blog I will be providing tips on the costs you should budget for when planning to buy a newly built house. In the previous blog we looked at how we conducted the initial research. How much is it actually going to cost? Do some research to find out how much it will actuallyContinue reading “Owning that Property – Finance Management”
Owning that property
The journey to owning a property for us was a hard and long process but rewarding in the end. It was one of our main goals because paying rent felt like we were paying someone else’s mortgage. I learnt a lot along the way and will share this in upcoming blogs. The blogs will includeContinue reading “Owning that property”
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