Take Action Now to Beat the Gender Money Gap

Take Action Now to Beat the Gender Money Gap

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A few months ago I achieved one of my long-term dreams, and became self-employed.

Self-employment has so many benefits! I love setting my own work hours. I love being my own boss. I love how much less stressed I am without a commute or office politics.

But it also has its downsides.

It can be difficult to switch off when you work from home. I don’t get sick pay or holiday pay any more, so I have to be conscientious about putting money aside. And I no longer have a pension plan through my employer.

I especially miss the employer contributions to my pension, which was …

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free budget printables - take control of your cash

11 Free Budget Printables: Take Control of Your Cash!

Budgeting changed my life.

It helped me learn how to save money, understand money, and stop wasting so much of the precious money that I work so hard for!

I know budget can seem like a scary word if you don’t know much about finance. But really, it doesn’t have to be. Think of ‘budgeting‘ as another way to say ‘being in control of your money‘. Who doesn’t want that, right?

Luckily, there are loads of free resources out there on the web to help you manage your money better, in an easy and fun way.

I’ve put together this list of free budget printables that …

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productivity hacks

3 Super Simple Productivity Hacks to Make Time For Your Side Hustle

I am a strong believer that everyone should have a side hustle. Making extra money on top of my day job has been life changing for me!

Whether you want to contribute more to your family budget, pay off debt, make extra cash to invest or even build up to leaving your job altogether, everyone is capable of earning extra money .

When I tell people about my side hustles, the main reaction I get is that people think they don’t have time.

I get it, it is challenging. I’ve had to make lots of sacrifices to build up my own online businesses.

But you can make time for …

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How to Make Dealing with Your Finances Easier

This is a contributed post. 

Once upon a time, there were classes dedicated to teaching young people how to manage their finances. Students would learn things like how to balance a checkbook, how to manage a savings account, and how to create a spending budget.

Knowing how to deal with your finances will make a huge difference in your life—since very few schools actually teach this now, you shouldn’t feel ashamed if you don’t know some of these important life skills.

Thankfully, we are here to help! Here are some fairly simple ways that you can begin utilizing to help you deal with your finances.

Spend Less Cash Than

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10 wealth destroyers! Are you making these major personal finance mistakes? Well don't worry , they're easy to fix! Great quick and actionable personal finance tips to improve your money situation!

10 Wealth Destroyers No One Talks About

This week I have an awesome guest post from Sam Jefferies, a UK personal finance blogger who writes over at Money Nest. I love this take on hidden wealth destroyers. How many of these major money mistakes are you making?

Personal finance is the greatest topic that school never taught you. Most of us grow up simply without knowing how money really works which is why, despite our best efforts and hard work, many of just can’t seem to get financially ahead.

This inability to improve our financial situation often comes down to ten simple issues most completely disregard.

Here’s a list of ten major wealth destroyers people are making

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