Welcome To Capital Matters! I’m Andrew Young
If you are stumbling on this site for the first time, you might be wondering what it's about. Firstly, a bit about me. I am a neuroscience graduate, entrepreneur and index investor, in the process of building passive income.
I currently own and write regularly on two separate blogs. This one, Capital Matters, in the personal finance niche and another, Our Departure Board, written by me and my boyfriend Damon.
Personal finance is always on my mind. Whether it's ways to earn, invest, save, or spend. I'm particularly proud of my monthly passive investor reports, where I go over my own passive investments. I don't hold back. Scroll down to look through the categories below.
The younger you are, the more you can benefit from long term investing. If you save and invest, what could this really be worth to you in the future?
You’ve probably heard it before from the mouths of numerous financial aficionados. “Invest for the long term”. Invest yes, but in what exactly?
A short term look on long term investing. Here is a detailed look at my own passive investments for January 2019.
I saw a way that I could grow my Lego business. To start out, selling used lego as well as purchasing some new sets to part-out (more on that later) would allow me to build some initial capital. I would then use that capital to invest in more stock, to re-sell for a profit.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Or Goren, owner of Savvy Londoner and Cord Busters.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today I’m talking to Michelle Bailey. Blogger, digital product creator, affiliate marketer and more.
Direct debits are sometimes required for switching bonuses or top interest rates. This is a complete guide to the direct debit.
My portfolio of accounts. This includes current accounts, savings accounts, ISAs, LISAs and investment accounts. This post is updated regularly with any changes.
Meerkat Meals is the Compare The Market cousin of Meerkat Movies. Here’s a guide on how it works and how to get it.
Here’s a trick to maximise the value of your Amex points. So far, I have saved £55 on £96 orders (Updated December 2018)
If you are buying something, you should save as much as you can. An easy way to save a bit of money is to use a cashback website like TopCashback.
The “buy now, pay later” mentality drives spending. You must be conscious of this and use an active strategy to mitigate it. Here is one strategy.
With thousands of finance books available, it’s tough to know where to start. These books will be the best investment you can make.
I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Charlotte from ‘Looking After Your Pennies’. Here are my answers to Charlotte’s questions.
In my second interview, I am talking to Sara Williams, CAB debt advisor and owner of Debt Camel, on the topic of learning about money.