Late last year, as part of my end of year financial bucket list, I checked all of my bank accounts. My Fortress Fund Managers account was included in the round up and I realised that I have been slacking. Seeing that the Barbados banks got out of the business of applying interest to savings accounts,… Read More »Lessons Learned From My Fortress Fund Managers Account
Saving and Investing
If you want to take charge of your financial future, but you are not quite sure where to start, our saving and investing guide can show you the way. Find out all about mutual funds, personal finance, retirement and stock exchanges.
Are you looking for ways to save money this Christmas? Read on to see how you can cut back on your spending for the holidays. For many of us, it’s been a year of firsts. We have never experienced a pandemic. And we have never experienced a pandemic of this magnitude. It resulted in everything… Read More »Ways to Save Money This Christmas
How to Financially Prepare for the Next Tropical Storm is a feature by Storm Preppers. Storm Preppers is a disaster management, tropical weather and climate change site that prepares readers for tropical storms and hurricanes. It’s the height of the Atlantic Tropical Season and the Atlantic Ocean is hot and active. Tropical weather systems are… Read More »Storm Preppers Explains How to Financially Prepare for the Next Tropical Storm
Is it true that dollar-cost averaging can change your life? Did you know that it could positively change the outlook of your investment portfolio? In early stages of COVID-19, the stock markets took a big hit. There was a lot of confusion in the midst of massive losses and encouraging gains, and nobody knew exactly… Read More »Can Dollar-Cost Averaging Change Your Life?
Interested in contributing to your emergency fund? Here is a true story about how I boosted my emergency fund in three months. In a previous post, I mentioned that I was starting over my emergency fund and that I had less than $1,000 saved. In that post, I talked about my fears, especially the fact… Read More »How I Boosted My Emergency Fund in Three Months
Compounding interest is a simple, yet powerful concept that can have a positive effect on your savings and investments but a negative effect on your loans. The Balance defines compound interest as “interest earned on money that was previously earned as interest.” It all starts with the concept of simple interest and involves some key… Read More »What is Compounding Interest?
It’s a fact that emergency funds save lives. Mine has saved me too many times to count and I know that I will lean on it again at some time in the future. In the past I’ve outlined steps on how you can create an emergency fund and I’ve made it a habit to post… Read More »Top Reasons Why Emergency Funds Save Lives
Are you ready for a 52 week savings challenge that will boost your savings in 2019? Each year, I tell myself that I’m going to enter a strict savings challenge for this exact reason. I want to increase my savings. But the problem that I often deal with is that I always forget and I… Read More »Boost Your Savings with a 52 Week Savings Challenge
Beginner investors, this article is just for you! If you’re new to managing your personal finances and looking for ways to grow your savings, then you may be happy to hear that investing can be your next best friend. Investing is a step up from saving that involves taking risks with your money. Many retirement… Read More »5 Must Read Articles for Beginner Investors
Personal financial independence can mean different things to different people. But at the end of the day, the goal is to achieve some level of independence where you can manage and/ or achieve some things on your own. One of my goals that is directly related to personal and financial independence, is to own my… Read More »9 Links that Teach About Personal Financial Independence