Everyone knows that putting a little effort into managing different aspects of their life – whether health or career - can pay off in the long run. The same applies to money matters. The more you know and the greater attention you give your financial situation, the better the pay offs will be in the future.
This section features real-life stories of how people changed their money habits to improve their overall finances. So, tell us how you took charge of spending, investing or any other money management aspect to turn your finances around.
Ever since I retired, I have looked forward to the festive season with added zeal. It is the buzz that I need once in a year in my laidback post-retirement life. I like to celebrate the occasion, get the house painted or renovated, buy gifts for my dear ones or go on a vacation. These things… Read more
A couple of years ago I was over the moon after landing my first job. I celebrated regally during the festive season that ensued, only to land in a financial soup for the next few months. With gargantuan credit card bills and barely any cash left, I had no other option but to default the payment… Read more
It is highly unlikely that all the expenses made during the festive season were worth making in the first place. This is the time of the year when unavoidable expenses are bound to upset your budget plans, and you can do little about it. However, I have made it a point to have a look at the… Read more
I am a single mother of one. I lost my husband just 5 years into my marriage. Life has been a struggle for me, but I have managed it and today I have no complaints.
I was a young widow with a 3 year old son when my husband passed away due to a heart attack. My parents were my rock… Read more