May 2020 - Redefining Progress

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Track Your Spending: The First Battle in the War on Debt

According to The Money Charity, the average UK household is in £60,363 of debt. With millions of job losses expected due to the fall out from the coronavirus pandemic, that figure is set to rise. It could spell disaster for those who are already struggling to manage their finances.  For anyone who has experienced debt, it can be truly crippling. Trying to make repayments while keeping up with your other expenses is tough. If you’re still not in control of your spending or on a low income, it can feel impossible to make progress. But, no matter how bad things…

5 Easy Ways to Get Started with Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing doesn’t necessarily mean becoming a landlord. Whether you are looking to diversify your existing investment portfolio, or you want an additional income stream, there’s a way to invest that can work for you. You’re probably going to have some questions on the way, if this is the case be sure to look for expert advice. If you’re located in Perth look for a financial advisor Perth that can give you the best advice catered to your situation. Here are some easy ways that you can invest in real estate. REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) These are a…

9 Reasons Why So Many People Are In Debt

Getting into debt is such a common occurrence in Western nations that it could be considered an epidemic. It can tear couples apart, be a constant source of stress to an individual or even worse. If you are one of those people who don’t see a way out, please read this thoughtful piece by Jackie Beck. We don’t want you wallowing or feeling bad about yourself for getting into debt. It happens. But to get over a problem we must admit that we have one and a good way to do that is look at the reasons why the problem…