Category: Personal finance

Navigating the minefield of ethical investing

I mentioned earlier in the year that one of my financial goals this year was to look deeper into ethical investment options. There’s definitely been some underlying tension between my love of the concept of financial independence, and my social and environmental justice values. Although that little niggling feeling of guilt has been persistent, I’ve…

By Mindy February 18, 2019 8

2018 Annual Review

As I write this, I’m listening to BBC Radio 2 with a nice hot mug of tea in hand. That’s right – I finally made it back to Blighty! It’s a good time to review a rather memorable year. On 1st January, I started off the year terribly hungover and not really knowing where 2018…

By Mindy December 21, 2018 5

Turning the clock back

If you could go back in time and make different decisions to those you made, would you? That’s the basic premise of Saving Ninja’s latest thought experiment: The year is 2030, you’ve just spent your life savings on purchasing a ticket to ‘reset’ your life. You’ve gone back in time to your first-day of school.…

By Mindy December 15, 2018 5