making your money work harder
Welcome to Capital Matters. If you are stumbling on this page for the first time, you might be wondering what it's about. Firstly, my name is Andrew and I want to share my financial journey, the ups and the downs. I'm particularly proud of my passive investor reports which I publish monthly. I don't hold back.
Secondly, personal finance is always on my mind. Whether it's ways to earn money, invest, save money, maximise your spend, my aim is to share anything and everything personal finance.
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Your mentality can change your whole outlook on money, saving and investing. What is money really worth? And how can realising it’s potential value change your behaviour.
Passive investing is about growing your capital with little requirement for time and skill. You will be looking for a system you can repeat and possibly automate, with no/low setup fees and low ongoing costs.
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.
A short term look on long term investing. Here is my report for August 2018.
With so many funds available, it’s hard to keep track. Thankfully, this ETF comparison site is one of the best free comparison tools on the market.
A short term look on long term investing. Here is my report for July 2018.
With past account combos, I have highlighted the top accounts you can own. Now I will be going into more detail on the accounts I own myself.
The base rate is 0.75%. The highest rate since March 2009. A breakdown of my thoughts and my three account combo for August 2018.
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 £30 on £50 orders.
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.
In this interview series, we talk to UK-based passive income builders. Today we’re talking to Lisa Eldridge, founder of a Girl about the Globe.
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.