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I like things that get us thinking differently, and I want to talk about something called the Law of Subtraction, not the Law of Attraction, which many of you will be familiar with.

The Law of Subtraction: How to Reduce Overwhelm

I want to share something with you today that’s going to get you thinking a little bit differently. I like things that get us thinking differently, and I want to talk about something called the Law of Subtraction, not the Law of Attraction, which many of you will be familiar with. The Law of Attraction…

How we move from surviving to thriving: Judy Van Niekerk has the most incredible personal story about moving from surviving to thriving.

How to Move from Surviving to Thriving with Judy Van Niekerk

It’s a little bit serendipitous, really, that the guest I have today is a lady who has survived captivity for over 7300 days. That’s over 20 years of captivity. Our particular guest, Judy van Niekerk, knows exactly what it takes to cope, survive and ultimately thrive through an unimaginable challenge that she found herself in.…

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How to Stop Self Sabotaging Yourself Financially with Caroline Strawson

I’m going to be focusing very much on the concepts of financial behaviours and one of the topics is about self sabotage and how to stop self sabotaging yourself financially. Now there’s a big link between financial well being and our inner child, our inner worth, and how sometimes we can self sabotage our financial…

If you’ve followed me for any length of time you will probably know that I am a huge fan of Starling vs Monzo. Starling Bank are what’s known as a ‘challenger’ bank, and challenger banks are changing what banking looks and feels like.

Starling vs Monzo: The Best Bank Account Ever?

Starling vs Monzo: which is better? If you’ve followed me for any length of time you will probably know that I am a huge fan of Starling vs Monzo. Starling Bank are what’s known as a ‘challenger’ bank, and challenger banks are changing what banking looks and feels like. What I love about challenger banks…

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How to feel financially secure during financial crisis and beyond?

I want to share with you the six most common behaviours around money that you may be operating from, what impact that has on our relationship with money, and how that actually impacts on the decisions that we make towards money. When it comes to making financial decisions the important thing to think about is…

8 Ways to cope with anxiety and financial stress during coronavirus

8 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Financial Stress During Times of Uncertainty

Today I wanted to talk to you about some top tips as to how we can manage anxiety and financial stress during the current Coronavirus outbreak. I think this is one of the most important topics right now bearing in mind everything that’s going on in the economy. Not knowing what is going to happen…

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When Should I go VAT Registered as a Small Business?

I’m really excited to bring this episode to you because we’re going to bust through a couple of myths about VAT, why it’s beneficial for you to consider going VAT registered even if perhaps you’re nowhere near that £85,000 threshold, and the importance of planning ahead. I’m interviewing Wendy Tetley, who is actually my own…

During the Coronavirus crisis you can take a three month mortgage payment holiday. This article covers whether you should take it and what your options are.

Taking a Mortgage Payment Holiday: What are Your Options?

One of the decisions that the government has done to try and assist people who are in financial difficulties during the current Covid-19 virus crisis is to be able to have the ability to take a three month mortgage payment holiday. One of the questions that has come in this week from my Money Circle…

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Are Premium Bonds Worth Investing In: the Pros & Cons

During one of my recent Ask Me Anything sessions in my Money Circle membership, one of my members was asking about premium bonds. I decided having conducted some up to date research that my findings around are premium bonds worth investing in would be well worth sharing with all of you. What are premium bonds?…

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Conquer Loss Aversion: The Reason You’re not Reaching Your Goals

One of the biggest issues that I see within my audience is setting goals and not implementing them, setting goals and not reaching them, or setting goals and being so overwhelmed by them that nothing happens and nothing takes place, and this is something called loss aversion. In general, I am an action taker. When…