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Financial Lessons from Covid-19

As things are starting to “normalise” (using that term loosely) after nearly 3 months of safer at home, I thought we should take a minute a look at some financial lessons we can all learn from Covid-19. While the Covid-19 pandemic is nowhere nearly over, we can look back on the past few months and …

How To Stock Up On Groceries In A Responsible Way

Let me say upfront that I do not support stock-piling food in a way that takes away from others ability to get access to food or essential supplies. In an emergency, when resources are scarce, you should only take what you need. I am talking about slowly building up a reverse over time in a …

What To Do When A Financial Emergency Hits!

The best time to prepare for a financial emergency is before it happens, the second best time to prepare for a financial emergency is RIGHT NOW! If you like many people have found yourself in an unplanned state of financial emergency, as a result of the Corona virus outbreak, do not despair. We are all …

How To Be Financially Prepared for an Emergency

A financial emergency (or an emergency of any kind) is one of those situations that we pray doesn’t happen but we would be remiss not to prepare for it. In all of our lifetimes we are likely to encounter a number of economic downturns, recessions and emergencies. It is essential that we are financially prepared …

What is an Emergency Fund and how do I get one?

What is an Emergency Fund? According to Investopedia an Emergency Fund is “a readily available source of assets to help one navigate financial dilemmas such as the loss of a job, a debilitating illness, or a major repair to your home or car. The purpose of the fund is to improve financial security by creating a …