Yearly Archives: 2012

How Families are Dealing with the Recession

Post by Sophie a UK Writer Many in the United States do not have to worry about austerity (yet) but I feel like that the average family in the UK is changing and adapting to survive with the austerity measures that seem to be taking hold around Europe? The first unofficial change that seems toContinue Reading

$1000 Challenge and August Goals

Anyone interested in a little $1000 challenge?  Because after my bumpy spending habits last month I need a challenge to get me serious about saving again and I don’t want to do it alone.  I’ll say more about the challenge in a minute but first I’ll confess why I need this challenge.  I put nothingContinue Reading

I Can’t Believe I have Been Blogging for 4 Years

On August 5th of 2008 I put up my first post.  I had no idea if anyone would read about my journey, nevertheless care about what was going on in my life, but I wanted to share my thoughts with whoever wanted to read them.  Since putting that first post up I have seen somewhereContinue Reading

The Lowdown: Public Liability Insurance & Employee Liability Insurance

Ensuring that you, your staff and your business are adequately insured should be one of the initial steps you take when launching your own business. Over the past five years the UK has developed a ‘claim culture’, meaning that should the slightest incident occur, your company is always at risk of facing a legal dispute.Continue Reading

August 2012 Net Worth Update

I started calculating, recording and sharing some information about my net worth in January of 2011.  Since I am not comfortable sharing whole numbers I provide growth information. I am well aware of the shortcomings of the calculation method, but have promised that if I grow to 400% from that Jan 2011 number I wouldContinue Reading

Em’s Journey to Millions: Hello World & 2012 Goals

One day before my 26th birthday, Evan approached me with a chance to be a cowriter on this blog. Could I share the progress I make on my personal and financial goals, and give insight on my strategies for achieving these goals? I was immediately ecstatic at the thought of having a place that holdsContinue Reading