Articles by Money in the 20s

  • Giving to Charity: Why Do You Do It?

    Giving to Charity: Why Do You Do It?

    by on December 12th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! I like to … Read More

  • Are You Ever Really Ready for a Baby?

    Are You Ever Really Ready for a Baby?

    by on October 15th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! My husband … Read More

  • How Small Time Bloggers Can Make Money Blogging

    How Small Time Bloggers Can Make Money Blogging

    by on October 11th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! Whenever I … Read More

  • Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Working with a Great Broker

    Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Working with a Great Broker

    by on October 7th, 2014

    Is this a good time to look at refinancing your home loan? It could be, if your reasons for refinancing are right. If you want to use some or all of your home’s equity to pay off high-interest credit card bills, you … Read More

  • A Case Study in Living Beyond Your Means

    A Case Study in Living Beyond Your Means

    by on September 25th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! Living Beyond … Read More

  • Bonuses for Using Credit Cards

    Bonuses for Using Credit Cards

    by on September 17th, 2014

    I was having a discussion with some colleagues, who also work in the personal finance industry, about the merits and non-merits of using credit cards. A couple of members in the discussion pointed out a few positive … Read More

  • What’s the Smarter Money Move?

    What’s the Smarter Money Move?

    by on September 15th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! When you’re … Read More

  • Discover Fraud Protection … They’re Not Kidding!

    Discover Fraud Protection … They’re Not Kidding!

    by on September 14th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! A few weeks … Read More

  • The Ice Bucket Challenge: A Lesson for Haters

    The Ice Bucket Challenge: A Lesson for Haters

    by on August 25th, 2014

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of… well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! I spent the … Read More

  • Short-Term Lenders: Help or Hindrance in the Economic Crisis?

    Short-Term Lenders: Help or Hindrance in the Economic Crisis?

    by on August 5th, 2014

    Arthur Gill is a keen traveller, writer and gardener. When he’s not tending to his geraniums, you can find Arthur tapping away at his laptop writing finance and consumer affairs blogs for some of the UK’s most … Read More

  • Payday Loans: Worse Than Overdrafts?

    Payday Loans: Worse Than Overdrafts?

    by on August 4th, 2014

    Author, Freda Hewitt is a serial mummy blogger. Her blog on living a frugal life receives thousands of views daily. Do you think that taking out a payday loan will cost more than taking out an overdraft? If so you’re … Read More

  • How to Set Your Budget on 3 Basic Time Horizons

    How to Set Your Budget on 3 Basic Time Horizons

    by on July 10th, 2014

    I read an article recently where someone described how they set their budget 3-years out into the future. I can’t remember exactly where it was, so I can’t link to it. What struck me about that, is there are a lot of … Read More

  • Money Talks: No Time Like the Present

    Money Talks: No Time Like the Present

    by on June 25th, 2014

    I came across a quote the other day that I really enjoyed. “The best time to plant an oak tree is 15 years ago. The second best time is today.” It struck me as such a good way to look at life. I know it’s … Read More

  • This Is Why You Plan for Retirement

    This Is Why You Plan for Retirement

    by on June 10th, 2014

    My grandmother is part of the greatest generation. She was born at the tail end of the roaring 20s, was entering kindergarten as the Great Depression struck, and came of age during World War II. Her husband attended … Read More