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Monevation

Our writer on (and nearly in) retirement goes back to school without leaving his home office…

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Can I live like a millionaire?

How long does it take to save a million pounds and will I be making my roll-ups with £50 pound notes when I get there?

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Simple strategies for spending more time on holiday for less money while enjoying it more.

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The vote to Brexit has sent the UK into a state of upheaval. At times it’s felt like a mashup of The Thick of It meets Big Brother. Indeed if we are living in a computer simulation – as Tesla’s Elon Musk recently reminded us is probably the case – then ours seems to be [...]

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Finding it tough to reach financial independence? A fellow, weary traveller reaches out.

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There’s plenty of nice things money can buy, but there are also lots of things where more money makes no difference.

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How to score an own goal

If you want to achieve a big goal (financial or otherwise) making it something you can get your head around first.

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They don’t tax free time

Taxes are going up on those of us who work out of limited companies. Time to take Friday’s off?

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Become your money hero

Don’t put off your rainy day fund for a rainy day. Start being the person you want to be right now.

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The bohemian investor

Understanding investing and the stock market can be the key to unchaining yourself from conformity.

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Yet another story about a venerable old millionaire who people presumed was poor while he was still alive. In The remarkable life and lessons of the $8 million janitor, the Washington Post tells us: Despite his relatively modest wages, Read left an estate with “stock holdings and property” valued at nearly $8 million One of [...]

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Hearing a few differences of opinion might be confusing in the short-term, but I believe it’s the way to long-term wisdom.

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A very unwelcome wake-up call reinforces The Greybeard’s determination to generate a retirement income from investment trusts.

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Don’t waste money buying expensive gifts

You can give your credit card a break by giving less expensive presents, but there’s a catch – they need to *mean* more…

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Work is deadly. So is living, but for most of us it’s a lot more fun, so get the balance right.

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How to be a capitalist

Capitalism isn’t in crisis — it’s still in the ascendency. Learn how to make money work for you to thrive in this modern reality.

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