It’s a mugs game and called by some, a tax on the poor. (more…)
Archive for the ‘Slightly Comical’ Category
Carol Vorderman is to quit after 10 years fronting TV adverts for lender FirstPlus, which is part of the Barclay’s Group. (more…)
Many times on these pages we talk about shopping around for a better deal, but even I was ripped off - twice. (more…)
Examples of the fanciful, and potentially misleading, marketing slogans from the finance and debt solution industry. There can be a big difference as to what they imply and the reality.
The Jones’s may be drowning in more debt than you can imagine.
Trying to keep up appearances is little more than a costly illness. You cannot judge someone by what they have as you don’t know how they got it. Maybe they are financed up to the eyeballs and are in misery worrying about their debts.
Your spending decisions should not compromise either your own or your family’s long term financial security. Do not concern yourself with getting one over on Bob from next door as his television is only 42 inches.
There is no such thing as being materially complete. When you’ve bought everything on your current wish list, you’ll have thought of something else you can’t do without.
Giving into sort term gratification can be the root of long term debt misery.
Maturity is often defined as the ability to delay gratification, so keeping up with the Joneses is very immature.