I am lucky. I was born to a white middle-class family in a wealthy country. Education was readily available to me without excessive cost. I have been supported to live my dreams. These and many more privileges have allowed me to become rich and a dollar millionaire by 37. But not everyone has been so fortunate.
Lately, I have been pondering free banking, after my post on the cost of free and the recent Facebook data scandal. I enjoy free core banking services, but who is ultimately paying for these? How it works In the UK, free personal current accounts are very common. Every high street and online bank offers a free […]
In honour of Valentines Day, I’ve gone for a post on love and relationships today. I’ve really enjoyed reading other’s posts, but I’ve realised they fall into a small number of categories: Valentine’s presents and tips on frugal and heartfelt gifts Sharing heartwarming personal relationship stories (I love to hear these) Hints and suggestions for managing […]
It’s 2018; a year where feminism, #Vote100 and #metoo dominate news headlines. They are seen all over twitter, the broadsheets and even the tabloids. Before we dive headfirst into the topics, now seems a good time to acknowledge my privilege, as a middle-class white woman born in a first world country. I have managed to succeed in the […]