Financially Mint

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I am very excited to present the first post of the series ‘How I manage money in college’! The series will feature graduates as well as current students, offering tips and strategies to manage money in college. I’m hoping these stories will inspire other students to take action and also show us all that we’re not the only ones struggling with the $$.  Here’s Tom’s story from FIRE’d UP Millennial:   How I Managed Money in College...

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2017 Blogging Review

2017 Blogging Review


Posted By on Jan 2, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] (yes I KNOW today is the 2nd of January but due to a technical problem (WordPress reloading and losing all my work) I wasn’t able to publish on the last day of the year. But no problem: all content still applies)   It’s the 31 of December 2017 and I...

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What The F%@K is Investing?

What The F%@K is Investing?


Posted By on Dec 28, 2017

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure for more info You’ve probably heard a lot about investing. You might be scared of it. You might not know what it means. Well, here we are to sort all that out. Put simply, investing is putting money away into a ‘platform’ in the hopes to receive more in the future. You can put the money away and forget about it, or you can get involved day to day. Investing is the basis of...

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I am happy to present you with this contributor post on finding that ideal job once out of uni. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure for more info. There are no two ways about it; finding a graduate job can be a tough one. There are plenty of people applying for the same roles, so you do need to be the pick of the bunch to get it. It isn’t all doom and gloom, though. Statistics from the UK government have shown...

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Passive income is awesome. It’s one of the keys to being wealthy and reaching financial freedom. And the good news is you can start earning passive income as soon as you’re ready: in university. The college student’s life is honestly the best time to start planting some passive income seeds. What do I mean exactly by passive income? Put simply, passive income is putting in a lot of effort into something to reap the benefits later on....

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Money Experiment 1: Blogging


Posted By on Dec 23, 2017

This website itself is a huge financial and personal experiment. Will I be able to keep it going? Will I learn about money? Will I even earn money? We’ll both be discovering the answer at the same time, amigo. Every month I write out a monthly report on my Experiments and I’ll include a few stats from here. What do I hope to achieve: Learn about money Earn a bit of an income Evaluate whether blogging can be a career for me How:...

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure for more info. Ever splurged on takeaway with still some leftover food in the kitchen? Or suddenly decided to buy drinking rounds for everyone? Or even been surprised with an unexpected bill (it’s-a-me Amazon Prime)? It’s not hard to be have a ‘just another drink’ attitude when it comes to spending money as a student, and although fine in moderation, doing it...

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure for more info. It’s been a month and a bit since I started Money Experiment 5: The Art of giving £1 a day. My goal with this experiment was to give away £1 a day to charity, strangers, the homeless, etc, in an attempt to understand the effects of giving away money and what it would make me feel.    I’m not going to lie it kind of fizzled out at the end (explanation why at...

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