Doctors will often advise their patients after a certain age, usually when they turn 35, to make sure they get a comprehensive check-up every year to ensure that they are healthy and to detect anything unusual. Some health insurance policies have these check-ups as a perk built into their coverage. What I talk about an…… Continue reading Have You Had Your Annual Wealth Check-up Yet?
The ongoing global pandemic has caused a seismic shift in all areas of human life. Millions of people have been rendered jobless, some of the world’s biggest economies have shed billions and things don’t look like turning around anytime soon. However, there are some positives to take from this situation. The pandemic has left a…… Continue reading 6 Things I’ve Learnt from COVID-19 (So Far)
If you are someone that is interested in personal finance then you already know what FIRE is. If you aren’t someone that has heard of the FIRE movement then let me break down what it’s about & why it may interest you to learn a bit about it.
The words mistakes and failure are often used to elicit a sense of shame in people. I think millennials are an optimistic bunch and we love to own our failures. We wear our failures like a badge of honour because we know it takes one step closer to our goals. There’s no teacher like failure…… Continue reading Major Millenial Money Mistakes
As 2020 begins, I’ve outlined some of the strategies I use when setting my goals and I hope that these will help you set your own goals or review the goals you want to achieve in 2020.
Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of what we know call the United States of America once said, “if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. hat is why budgets are such a big part of personal finance. An individual’s budget is the starting point of achieving their financial goals. It is…… Continue reading Budgeting for Success
Investing is scary. It’s complicated and no one really knows what’s going to happen. This must sound familiar, and it’s what I used to feel for a long time before I started my investment journey. Imagine saving for months and then investing it all at once into ONE specific asset class. Then picture this, 2…… Continue reading 7 common investing myths debunked
Risk is a part of anything we do in our lives. Whether it’s taking a quick (probably illegal) turn at a junction or being around people who smoke, risk is everywhere. The riskiness of an event is often a factor in deciding to do (or not do) something. This is especially true when it comes…… Continue reading Risky Business
Personal finance is a topic that I cannot get enough of whether it’s written about in articles or on YouTube videos. I love listening to anything remotely related to personal finance on the platforms I visit on a daily basis. A big part of personal finance is knowing where your money comes from and where…… Continue reading Saving vs. Earning – There can only be ONE winner
January is almost over and there’s still 11 more months to make money (and hopefully save a significant portion of it too). There are a lot of articles out there on the internet that give tips about saving money and I’ll be chiming in with my two cents here. The 52 week saving challenge is…… Continue reading 5 Sure fire ways to keep MORE of your money in 2019
While the number of my posts dropped in 2018, this year brings hope and the added motivation for me to post more of the ideas that I find interesting and would like to see come to fruition. This entry is full of business ideas that I would like to see happen in Kenya in 2019…… Continue reading January Blues
The idea of starting a blog has been on my mind for a long time but there was nothing I felt I would be contributing that would be unique. A few months ago, I came across a video on the web that emphasized the idea of coming up with 10 ideas a day to become an ‘Idea…… Continue reading The Jump – Day 1
We are living in the age of technology. Pretty much everything we need to do is virtual and online and this has only gotten worse since the words “social distancing” have entered our vocabularies. Our shopping, our schools, our relationships, our hobbies and most definitely, our money – everything is online. Cryptocurrencies and NFTs are…… Continue reading Pensions – The Investment You Can Bring Home to Meet Your Parents
The coronavirus is the only thing on people’s mind. I know it’s bringing a lot of people a lot of anxiety including myself. I’m not a health worker and nor do I have any special advice for anyone. The novel coronavirus or COVID-19 has hit our shores and has not severely affected large groups…… Continue reading COVID-19 Money Matters
Most of what I write about has to do with the millenial experience because this group is often criticized in the media for being lazy and careless. I’m 25, and that means that by social psychology standards, I am due for a quarter life crisis anytime soon. I don’t want it to be because of…… Continue reading Money Moves to Make in Your Twenties
January is easily one of the toughest months for many Kenyans irrespective of their tribe, gender, or marital status. It’s even harder for those who don’t have control of their finances. Taking control of your finances is an ongoing process that involves having the intention to improve one’s financial health, planning the steps to take,…… Continue reading 4 Reasons to Sign up for a Savings Challenge
I started blogging as part of an assignment for my Total Quality Management (TQM) class in 2017. It was the second time I was taking the course because I had failed it the first time. It was one of the few times I had to deal with ACTUAL failure in my life. I had dealt… Continue reading Who Am I and Why I blog