Ordinarily we entrepreneurs don’t like to be confined to any sort of pigeon holes which supposedly dictate to us how we should run our operations, but sometimes you just can’t help it. Sometimes while following the money you find yourself having to at the very least acknowledge societal trends like what comes of New Year’s resolutions and the likes. The so-called silly season is upon us and people are just ready to spend their money man, so we perhaps wouldn’t be able to call ourselves any sort of self-respecting entrepreneurs if we didn’t take advantage of these trends.
Category: Finance and Investing
If you are in the business of selling homes, you know it’s simply not an easy process. You may sell two houses in a month. Then, go another 3 months without any luck. The housing market is finicky and when you take into account the individual person and their financial history, the waters can get pretty muddy.
If you have a particular project or goal in mind, you may be wondering how you’ll raise the finance you need. Have you considered the Enterprise Investment Scheme or crowdfunding? Continue reading
Yes, being young and healthy means that you’re less likely to require health insurance. Unfortunately, it doesn’t mean that you should forget about health insurance entirely, and here are just a few reasons why. Continue reading
To what extent does anyone of us really control his life? Nothing is preordained and especially at a time such as this, the unexpected is always on the cards. We all yearn, well most of us anyway, for certainty; for knowing what will be today, and the day after and so on…but how often does this happen. Think about domestic life and how often those “best laid plans” come metaphorically crashing down. You book a holiday and the kids are ill. You plan a journey and someone somewhere goes on strike and holds you up or prevents you from travelling. As the old joke goes, nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.
If you are looking to raise finance for a project within your business, you shouldn’t underestimate the value that both the Enterprise Investment Scheme and crowdfunding can have as you work towards your goals. Current Capital, which guides individuals through their investment journeys, explains the benefit of each initiative: Continue reading
Money is a complicated thing. Often, people spend all of their time trying to ensure that they have as much of it as possible, but they forget to check what happens to their money after it lands in their bank accounts.