For many in the UK, retirement is an anxious time. On the one hand, you can’t wait until you can stop working. On the other, you’re worried about living on a fixed income. You worry about your pension, your personal savings, your insurance, and what you’ll do about rising healthcare costs. Here’s what you need […]

When most people retire, they often think about living on less. In fact, this is the telltale sign that you’re about to leave and retire from work: you transition to a fixed income. But, how do you do this, exactly? If you’re like most people, you’re scared. You don’t want to live on less, have […]

Net Worth: August 2010

by Ninja on August 2, 2010 · 12 comments

I don’t know if I’ve ever loved Girl Ninja more than I do right now! On last months, Net Worth Update, I predicted my NW would go down by three thousand dollars after some wedding/honeymoon/moving expenses. Fortunately, Girl Ninja, coupled with some Stock Market positivity, actually helped my NW increase! Totally not expected, but I’m […]

Humility. It’s definitely a quality I lack. In fact, I’m quasi-arrogant. No, I don’t go around telling people how great I think I am. But honestly, sometimes I think that to myself. This rings especially true in my financial life. I’m always comparing myself to my peers. I don’t like being average. Wait, let me […]

Net Worth: May 2010

by Ninja on May 3, 2010 · 12 comments

Can I get a booya for a HUGE leap in my net worth? If the month of April were a person, I would probably want to make babies with it…unless it was a guy, then that would just be weird. Seriously though, I had a great month. I paid down a ton of money on […]