Interested in Earning More Money? 5 Ways to Diversify your Income

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    Diversifying your income is paramount to achieving financial independence. If you are interested in diversifying your income and earning more, here are 5 super tips to help you get there:   Multi-Asset ETFs The best way to diversify your income is to look for investments that promise a blend of high yield and […]

Book Review: Duh… Money

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    Duh… Money is an informative and entertaining book which aims to teaching teens about financial matters. Written by Jeannette Lichner, it explains everything from how to avoid getting into debt, to getting out of it, managing your money, and staying on top of your finances. Jeannette is an active campaigner for financial literacy and coaches young […]

Win a Copy of Duh… Money

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    We have two copies of Duh… Money to give away to two lucky readers. For your chance to win leave a comment containing one piece of financial advice you wish someone had told you. Extra entries can be gained by:   Following Pinching Pennies on Twitter with the handle @Pinch_Pennies and tweeting the […]

Think You’re Too Young to Worry About a Pension? Think Again

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    It’s common for most youngsters to feel shocked when asked to think about retirement. Once they complete their graduation and find a good job, they usually feel that life’s responsibilities are over. While it may seem strange to think of your retirement during your twenties or even thirties, you can enjoy the prospect […]

5 Great Reasons to Overpay Your Mortgage

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    Mortgage payments are monthly instalments that you pay the mortgage lender towards repayment of your property loan. Very few of us can afford to buy a home without a loan (unless you happen to be fabulously wealthy) and mortgage loans help you buy a home. ‘Overpaying’ your mortgage means that you pay in […]

Why You Can’t Put a Price on Financial Independence

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    ‘If you want to reap financial blessings, you have to sow financially’ – Joel Osteen The biggest reason that you can never put a price on financial independence is that it means different things to each one of us. What does financial independence really mean? Financial independence could mean one of several things. […]