Am I too old to become financially independent?

Am I too old to become financially independent?

Short answer: You may be. But have a crack at it anyway. Long answer: It’s a challenge to capture the attention of twenty-somethings when it comes to financial independence (FI). Retirement seems a loooooong way off at that age. It doesn’t matter how much I bang on...
How do I save money?

How do I save money?

How to save money is a popular question, and it’s sad that most answers leave people rolling their eyes and changing nothing. The problem with most saving strategies is they’re hard work. You have to think a lot. You have to change habits. Far better to have a...
What is financial independence and why is it so important?

What is financial independence and why is it so important?

We bang on about financial independence a lot at Money School. It features heavily in our blogs, and it appears in our education for kids. But what does it actually mean, and why should you care? What does financial independence mean? We define financial independence...
Money won’t fix your problems

Money won’t fix your problems

It’s a common misconception that money will fix all problems. If only it were that simple. If you’re comfortable (i.e. earning around $50k a year or more) and you’ve been waiting for a windfall thinking it will be the answer to your worries, it might...