Unlock the keys to financial freedom and embark on a journey towards a retirement that's not just secure but absolutely thrilling. Join us as we reveal the strategies to make your golden years shine brighter than you ever imagined. It's time to rewrite the rules of retirement and live life on your terms.
Buckle Up for a Financial Roller-Coaster! Discover the jaw-dropping twists of Bitcoin's ride, thenail-biting saga of Evergrande, and the daring game of betting on market crashes. Get ready to explore the thrilling world of finance in a language that speaks to everyone without the corporate jargon.
Dive into the future of finance with a journey into the world of AI investments. Discover how artificial intelligence isn't just a trend but a landscape reshaping industries. From decoding the AI phenomenon to navigating ethical complexities, we unveil the strategic nuances that go beyond the hype.
Ready to break free from the ordinary? Uncover the secrets to a life of adventure, freedom, and exploration as a digital nomad! Check out our latest blog post and redefine the way you work. Get ready to live life on your terms – the nomadic way!
As the sun shines brighter and vacation time approaches, so do the rising expenses! Travelling with your family sounds amazing, but the costs can quickly add up. Let's dive into the top money drains and how to avoid them for a budget-friendly and stress-free getaway.
Breaking through the barriers of high rates and the end of Help to Buy, we unravel the complexities of first-time home buying. Rent or buy? Save or borrow? Find out how to navigate this challenging landscape and make the right move.
June paints the world in rainbow hues, and at SmartPurse HQ, we celebrate Pride Month by transforming your financial outlook. Curious about the connection? Wondering about 'Pinkwashing'? We have the answers.
Money can be a significant source of stress and anxiety for many people, which can negatively impact mental health, but you can take action. SmartPurse offers tips to reduce anxiety and improve financial well-being.
Join the celebration of Earth Day 2023 on April 22nd with this year's theme, "Invest in our planet." There are numerous ways, big and small, that we can support our planet. Let's explore these ways together and create a positive impact. Get ready to make a difference! 🌎
As the cost of living continues to skyrocket and wages stay put, many are feeling the squeeze. Debt can feel like an ominous shadow looming over, but Debt Awareness Week is here as a reminder that there's free and confidential support available.
FTX, the no. 4 crypto exchange, has filed for bankruptcy. This after a nail-biting Wild West high-noon showdown with Binance, the no. 1 crypto exchange. Our 5 take-aways from the testosterone-fueled crypto thriller that will keep us busy for a long time to come.
The Metaverse is currently being hyped. Is it a vision of the future, or has it already become a reality? What does it mean for every individual and especially for every woman? We want to take you on our journey into the virtual world - as a user in the first independent financial wellness platform in the metaverse - the SmartPurse Metastudio.
October 11, marks the 10th International World Girls' Day. Why do we need a World Girls' Day? Isn't World Children's Day and World Women's Day enough? The answer is quite simple: No! Because girls' needs are still not adequately acknowledged worldwide.
With the Metaverse, new worlds are just emerging, offering the potential to leave old burdens such as discrimination and exclusion behind and create an equal space for all. Unfortunately, women don't seem to have arrived in the Metaverse yet, which needs to change urgently.
Attended by over 300 women ready to take their financial future into their own hands through various interactive and educational workshops and inspiring talks, the Money Rally was an event that no one involved will soon forget.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone - but you still have plenty of time to get quality gifts for the holiday season. We’ve found a couple of sustainable-focused companies all boasting some pretty amazing ideas, and today, we’re sharing them all with you!
The festive season is just around the corner. This season is all about spending time with family and friends, and we’re probably all taking advantage of some time off. But don’t forget, you still need to be considering how you manage your finances, especially at this time of year.
A recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that ‘human influence has warmed the climate at a rate that is unprecedented in the last 2000 years’, which means that global attempts to reduce climate change need to become even more of a priority over the next few years...
It's International Women's Day next Wednesday, and this year's theme is 'Embrace Equity – which is far more than a slogan: it's a call to arms to challenge gender stereotypes, pinpoint bias, tackle discrimination and take steps to achieve real inclusion.
Tech lending giants crumble as US banks face their biggest crisis since 2008. Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank seized by authorities, sending shockwaves across global markets. HSBC steps in to salvage the UK branch of SVB, but can they weather the storm?
Some people may be concerned that their current savings may not be enough to afford the holiday season and are considering how best to spread the costs. Do you turn to loans or Buy Now, Pay Later schemes?
We’ve really got into the spirit of more intentional gifting here at SmartPurse HQ. For our last festive challenge, let’s think about the things we can make that will save a few pounds as well as bringing people together to enjoy some Christmas crafting.
Giving your children the best start in life has never been so important as during a time of economic uncertainty. When we see the cost of living increasing at a fast pace, it’s high time to look at saving for the future. Read pratical tips how to get on about it
We’re in unprecedented times with energy prices soaring to new highs. There’s not much we can do about increasing costs, but we can take matters into our own hands when it comes to how much energy we consume.
How to have a Financially Happy Christmas. With all the financial ups and downs we’ve had so far this year, it’s even more important to think about how we can afford a Christmas that will make everyone happy.
February is a great month to flex those frugal muscles and give your budget an overhaul. After the big spending commitments of December and January, February can be a time to reflect on your spending and saving habits.
When we tell you to 'never stop learning', we mean it. Today's article is all about good money habits to instil in your kids (no matter their age). But don't worry - if you don't have kids, these tips can act as a reminder of what's important when it comes to your mindset.
The pandemic has left no stone unturned - and that includes the world of family finances. Today, we’re covering some of the key facts about how Covid-19 has impacted household money management, and we hope it helps you to better understand your current financial situation.
Ever wondered what an annuity is? Or when you should start considering one? Or what people mean when they talk about an ‘annuitization phase’? Then keep reading for all this, plus a special SmartPurse announcement...
Your will is an extremely important part of your money management, as it allows you to determine where your assets will go after your death. No matter your age or your current situation, if you are able to make a will, it's an easy way to gain some control over your finances.
Deciding what you want to do after you retire is an extremely important step in your money management. It’s also extremely personal, meaning no one but you can make the final decision. That doesn’t mean you can’t learn from others’ mistakes though...
Start early, understand the process, invest as much as you can. These are some typical tips you’ll find online when looking for help with your pension planning. But at what point in your life should you be doing them?
We believe that providing access to financial education should be one of the top priorities and responsibilities of employers when it comes to employee wellbeing. And the last year has shown just how important this education is.
You’ve probably thought to yourself on a number of occasions, ‘I really should have started that sooner…’ Having the ability to take your time with things can feel like a luxury sometimes, but it shouldn’t, because time management is actually a huge part of self-care, and when it comes to money management, it’s just good practice.
Whether it’s already happened, or you’re still counting down the days, non-essential shops are beginning to open up around the world. In all the excitement of finally having a little more freedom, it can be easy to take a few days off from your budget and ‘treat yourself’ for the first time in a very (very) long time.
Valentina invested at a high just before the crisis, Raffaella became an entrepreneur in January. Because we learn a lot about money primarily from experience: here are two stories about women and what they do with their money.
What do you want for tomorrow? In five years? Ten years? A financial plan helps you to create order. It provides you with security, increases your ability to react to the unexpected, and helps you to achieve your goals.
It all started when my dad suddenly died, leaving us in a whirlpool of receipts and bills, along with shock and grief. It took my mum and I, two well-educated women, almost 2 years to get out of this tornado and start to understand everything.
Modern medicine is an incredible thing. We’re living longer, healthier lives, and celebrating a 100th birthday doesn’t seem as far-fetched as it once was. But while our doctors have allowed us to live longer, our bank accounts don’t know how to keep up.