The Broke Person’s Guide to Celebrating

This article was first published on Huffington Post October is everyone’s favourite month, there are back-to-back festivals being celebrated all over the country. With those come long weekends, and holidays away from work. This is the time we plan to go home and visit the family, fly our parents down to visit us, or head out …

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Sabbatical? Yes you can Afford it

How often have you read the story of someone who’s taken a sabbatical and quit their job to do something crazy — like backpack across Europe, scale a mountain, or write a book? And as you heard their stories about adventures in new lands, meeting new people, trying wonderful new cuisines, or rediscovering themselves, you have probably …

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Saving vs Investing

Have you heard the story of the old merchant who gave his two sons a gold coin each before he set out on a pilgrimage? “Sons,” he said, “I am giving you this money — you are free to use it as you wish. But when I return, you must show me what you have done.” The …

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