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We know, finance can be quite confusing at times. But guess what - it doesn't have to be! Getting your finances sorted out and making sure you no longer have to worry (well, not worry so much anyway) about money is possible.
Join me here and I'd love to show you how. We'll be demystifying finance and savings and we hope to learn more about you as we go along. You'll learn how to take charge of your life. You'll learn about SPRON's story - how went from a broke-ass joke teetering on collapse to the joys of today. And it all started on a trip back to Reykjavik...
This is the second part of my guide on how to understand and interpret the key financial ratios that will guide how you invest profitably in companies. If you missed the first part, go to this link. If you have already read that, then let’s get you started on Part 2 of Understanding Financial Ratios.Read More
Before I began my journey into personal finance, I was working as a high level marketing executive in a major bank. I understand the inner workings of banks, insurance companies and many other financial institutions. I loved being part of the financial institution, but I did not enjoy being just a cog in a machine and left after a while. But I do still keep in touch with colleagues in the financial industry, and am always interested in the coming trends. Here are some of the more important marketing trends that I expect to see in the coming year.Read More
One of the most common ways to grow your wealth is through the buying and selling of stocks and shares. Of course, you shouldn’t buy blindly. This article will examine one of the ways you can evaluate the strength of the company. I skipped some of my ratios lectures in college and over the years I learned to regret it somewhat. Ratio analysis is an approach that some investors and analysts use to compare the strengths and weaknesses of various companies. It is one of the most widely-used fundamental analysis techniques. Ratio Analysis Just with any technique, you do need to understand how to properly use ratio analysis and not treat it as if it is a magic bullet. For example, you should not be comparing different types of companies from different sectors and industries. There are many types of financial ratios. To make things less confusing, we have created…Read More
Ever since I started on my journey to achieve financial freedom, I have been so surprised by the support and encouragement of so many of my friends and family. By going public with my struggles, I seemed to have managed to unite normally stoic family members and encouraged dialogue about something which is not critically discussed. That response has made me decided to bring my journey online. That said, it did take me some time to go from ‘I should write about financial stuff’ to actually writing about it. The progress is sometimes… slow. And that can take the wind out of the most optimistic fellow. So what I have done is to take a step back and reevaluate some of my main priorities. Grow my rainy day fund We all have some money set aside just in case of emergencies. I’m not sure about you, but in the past this…Read More
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