Money Mages' Personal Finance Grimoire

Money Mage’s Complete Personal Finance Grimoire. Life giving spells for making more money, saving and investing, and retiring early.

  • January 2020 Savings Report

    I can’t believe it’s well into February already, where is 2020 going? We had a great start to the year, and I hope yous all had a great start to 2020 too!

    January is one of those get-things-in-order months for many. Tax returns due. Planning for the year. Shedding Christmas bloat. Getting back into good habits.

    Given my OCD &... [[continue reading]]

  • 5 Steps to get out of Debt

    We all suffer with debts. Many debts are a form of control, and the sooner you are clear of your debts, the sooner you will be free.

    Debts can turn into an endless negative cycle.

    You struggle one month, so you take out debt to get by. That debt costs next month, so you struggle even more.

    The Money Mage... [[continue reading]]

  • Money Mage plans for 2020

    This time of year is Burns night in Scotland, where we celebrate the bard with a sacrificial haggis and a wee dram.

    ‘To a Mouse’ always reminds me to plan. Without fail. It’s become a bit of a habit.

    I am a software engineering leader. A manager of technical and creative people. In software we plan. We plan a lot.... [[continue reading]]

  • December 2019 Savings Report

    Happy New Year lovely readers! I hope you had a awesome break over the festive period.

    We had a complete shutdown in the Money Mage household. We did nothing, and it was bliss.

    This post marks the 1 year Birthday of Money Mage. I can’t believe this Savings Report marks 12 months ago since I wrote How to be... [[continue reading]]