I think having had a background in finance and studied finance at university for four years gave us a good foundation when it comes to money. We've always been quite tight on our cash flow.
When starting a company, it's really important to have a close eye on what is coming in and going out so we're quite tight on our relationship with money. We are definitely not big spenders.
On the one hand side, being wealthy is about being able to do what you love and what you want to do. For example, going on holiday, buying clothes or new furniture. But on the other hand, having a good life is a nice evening with friends and being close to your family. My relationship with my twin sister makes me really wealthy! We're each other's best friends and I think it's definitely a cheeky answer but I think that's also an example of being very wealthy.
I don't really splurge on...
Tonight we held our very first She’s on the Money event at Blooms London, with the delightful Miss Lolly (By day Miss Lolly is a financial adviser at a wealth management firm in London. She is also a Chartered Independent Financial Adviser, has an IQ of 148 and is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society which is the highest qualification a financial adviser)… oh yes and she’s stunning – yes we are girl crushing too!
The evening began with Miss Lolly kicking off with the:
TIP 1: ‘you need to give yourself a pay rise’ – music to our ears! Suggesting ideas such as:
– Start a side hustle
– Rent out a room
– Ask for a payrise – noting that the average person goes without a pay-rise for 15 years ( wowzier).
She went on to say how it seems women on the whole tend to have too...
“Working 9-5.. what a way to make a living”. Urmmm….?! We think not. At Ladies Finance Club UK we know that working 9-5 on a 5 day week is not the only way for women to grow their wealth and make a living. We have ladies message us daily about financial worries asking ways to make money – whether that’s making some extra cash on the side of a day job, or your main income. It’s not only about how to save the money you already have, but also how to make your money work as hard as you do. So to help, we have reach out to some of the lady experts in the industry and have put together some fabulous tips for you!
1. Investing for the future you want isn’t just about building your wealth to make your own ambitions possible. It can also be about investing for the world you want to live in. Think about your own values and whether your investments align with them. If you want a world powered by renewable energy, for example,...