Hello dearest reader, Today I wanted to write a little note on something I’ve been struggling with lately: lifestyle creep. From Investopedia: Lifestyle creep occurs when an individual’s standard of living improves as their discretionary income rises and former luxuries become new necessities. I would consider myself a low-maintenance person. (Not in the sense of… Continue reading lifestyle creep
guest post: 5 ways to make your small business thrive
My little blog has been so blessed to have had several guest blog post requests over the past few months. Sharon reached out to me back in September to see if she could write a post about small businesses, and I’m so happy to be able to publish it here today. Small establishments dominate the… Continue reading guest post: 5 ways to make your small business thrive
does money buy happiness?
Hello friends, I hope you all have been having a great summer. You might notice a slight change to this website… … there are ads! I’ve officially been monetized! While this is a milestone for the blog, I did wonder for a moment if I should keep things ad-free and more minimalist, so any pop-ups… Continue reading does money buy happiness?
Warren Buffet’s one million dollar bet: how I stopped throwing my money away
It’s storytime today on the blog. I want to share one of my favourite anecdotes from the financial world, one that’s inspired my investing strategy for the past four years. Let’s call this story: The Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare – of the ETF and the Hedge Fund. Having studied business in university,… Continue reading Warren Buffet’s one million dollar bet: how I stopped throwing my money away
How to quickly read financial statements
Unless you’re looking at a small private company with a simple business structure and few assets, their financial statements will look long and complicated to someone not used to reading them. But the great thing about financial statements is that they’re standardized; they all follow a specific set of standards (International Financial Reporting Standards for… Continue reading How to quickly read financial statements
4 reasons women are losing the financial race to men
I’m someone people can go to for financial advice. I went to business school, have a master’s degree in accounting, and work in a Big 4 Public Accounting firm auditing multinational banks. But when I wanted to start my own self-directed investment account, I asked a male friend who had dropped out of my undergraduate… Continue reading 4 reasons women are losing the financial race to men