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Waiting for your business to really kick off

When you have a start up businesses, you have to be patient to wait for the money and regular clientele to come in. This period can make or break a company before it even gets started, and if you don’t have enough savings to put into marketing your business, you could find yourself having to go back to fulltime work, leaving your dreams to fade and die. That doesn’t have to happen if you’re careful though, and it’s important to make sure you invest small amounts to start with. Do the marketing on the cheap,  use your own time to reach out to prospetive customers, rather than paying for expensive advertisers and web marketers. If you start off slowly you’ll stand a better chance of surviving and being a success...

Saving for a big adventure

After years of office work, I recently decided that I needed a bit of adventure in my life. After spending some time researching countries, visas and travel costs, I quickly realised that I had some serious saving to do. For my flights, visa and first week of accommodation in Australia I needed to save £1200. Okay so I probably could have found cheaper accommodation but I want to start with a bang before I rough it in the hostels of Australasia. Saving the money for this trip isn’t easy, and I’m basically spending my weekends watching TV and going on walks. I’ve stopped drinking out, eating out and I’m working as much as I possibly can, sometimes even at weekends. It takes a lot of willpower to save for a...