Hello Friends, Are you like my buddy Chad who often says : “I am very happy with with my house, I love it and it’s such a great investment!”? I am always appalled to hear the latter! Chad is not the only one saying this, I have heard many times around me. Of course buying … More 5 Reasons why your home is not an investment
Howdy friends! When thinking about millionaires you are probably thinking about the movie stars from MTV Cribs (is that show still on?), successful athletes driving fancy sportscars, politicians in Italian tailor-made suits,… And you probably wonder : Who are the rich? What do they do? Where do they shop? What do they drive? How do they … More Who are the real millionaires next door?
Dear friends, Some of you may be at a crossroads in their career paths : Whether you are a high school graduate evaluating which higher education institution to attend or like my friend Franky who had already graduated from Uni and changed his career orientation in his late 20´s by taking an MBA at my Business … More Should you study Business to become rich?
Dear friends, I have just finished reading the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki. As I was telling some acquaintances I was going to start a Personal Finance blog, I was advised to read the book. The title “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” did not sound entirely foreign to my ear and in fact … More Book review : “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”
Friends, Back in 2006, when I was a last year´s student at uni (Msc in Business Engineering) and my classmates and I were getting closer to the diploma ceremony, some fellow student sent us the story of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker. By that time many of us (including myself) had already secured our first jobs … More The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker
Friends, Are you like my friend Isidore in the midst of moving places? Are you looking at apartments online? Did you save up some dinero and are you evaluating the option of purchasing an appartment/house ? That sounds great! Now go for it. – Yeah Jonathan, thanks but I am still looking at renting out as … More Should you buy or rent your home?
Dear friends, Are you struggling with paying your bills? Is it hard to make ends meet at the end of the month? Are you looking forward to your next paycheck already on the 5th of the month? This post is for you! So let’s dive into it! First things first, admit you want to change the … More I need a dollar, dollar, a dollar is what I need
You have heard of interest rates in the news (your national bank is lowering the interest rate), in advertisements for credit services , overheard colleagues speaking about their mortgage interest rates,… But what is an interest rate? Where does it come from and how does it affect your daily finances? An interest rate is the cost of … More Interest Rate 101
My friends, Without even being a fan nor following her, you most probably have heard of the Kim Kardashian Robbery in Paris. To make it short, Kim Kardashian West was attending the Paris Fashion Week with a few relatives and during the night of October 3rd, robbers broke into her apartment, tied her up, stole for … More Selfish
or “Les bons comptes font les bons amis” Good day to you friends! You have probably had some issues, discussions with friends about splitting the bill at the bar/restaurant, lended or borrowed money from your mates, having to choose between a hostel or a more comfy 5 stars hotel when travelling with friends,… From experience … More How to deal with money among friends