Happy Monday (29th June 2020)

The last few days have been scorching hot. Did I ever mention that I moved to the UK for it’s mediocre weather? I really did not sign up for these temperatures! Luckily with the rain and thunder we are now getting back to the normal low 20s (that’s Celsius for my US friends, not Fahrenheit). Anyway…to the point! What I’ve been reading – in English, … Continue reading Happy Monday (29th June 2020)

All the little things I don’t miss from before the Lockdown

The lockdown has been a mixed experience for me – some of it has been great and some of it I could’ve done without. However, given that it’s Monday, let’s have a pleasant start of the week and have an article about everything small that MissionMoney is happy without. Enjoy! Work kitchen small talk You know that feeling when you’re telling the same thing to … Continue reading All the little things I don’t miss from before the Lockdown

Frugal habits that won’t make you seem ‘cheap’

While I personally don’t care all that much about what people think about my habits, I appreciate that this might be different for other people. And for these people frugality comes with a challenge – while it’s valid and important in everyday life, nobody really wants to come across as ‘cheap’ or ‘stingy’. In this article I’ll walk you through specific frugal habits which are … Continue reading Frugal habits that won’t make you seem ‘cheap’

How to know that you’re doing ok (financially and otherwise)

You have enough clothes to not have to do laundry daily It might surprise you, especially if you also enjoyed Marie Kondo’s Netflix series BUT if you have more than enough clothes to not have to launder daily, you doing ok. Despite what people across the western world might think, it is not a gold standard to have 300-piece wardrobe per person. And while I … Continue reading How to know that you’re doing ok (financially and otherwise)

The books I’ve read during Lockdown and what I really thought about them

I’ve been reading just a tad more than usual and I’ve had some fun while at it. I’ve also had some terrible books cross my kindle screen. In this article, I’ll tell you what I’ve read and if it’s worth your time. I am however going to draw a line on just 5 books available in English and one in Polish to avoid boring you … Continue reading The books I’ve read during Lockdown and what I really thought about them

The funds & shares I actually invest in

Let’s start with an important disclaimer, shall we. I am not a financial advisor or a professional within the financial field. The article below does not constitute financial, investment or any other kind of advice. If you invest in the stock market, your capital is at risk and you should always bear that in mind. Disclaimer over, today I am going to tell you where … Continue reading The funds & shares I actually invest in

The unexpected things I’ve learnt while staying at home for 2 months

You can put 10 lbs on without eating any junk food. Did you know that you can get fat eating healthy food? You don’t need burgers, pizza or fries to get chunky. One spoon too many of quinoa or almond butter will do it. And let’s face it, for those of us who have the luxury of working from home or just not having to … Continue reading The unexpected things I’ve learnt while staying at home for 2 months

Mortgage payment holiday – yay or nay?

A number of mortgage lenders are taking about doing ‘their bit’ to help the individuals affected by the economic outcomes of the pandemic, by offering a mortgage holiday. Let’s talk about it. Firstly, at least in the UK where I live, mortgage holiday is written into standard terms of mortgage from any bigger and most smaller lenders. So my sceptical self will say that majority … Continue reading Mortgage payment holiday – yay or nay?