One year of running a business: what I've learned so far

One year of running a business: what I've learned so far

I can't believe that EAV has been around for a year (well, it was a year last week). It started as a resource for business owners to learn how to deal with tax, accounting and anything else numbers-related and has grown into a fully-fledged business.

I really feel like I've found my place in the business world and I can't thank you all enough for being kind enough to read the blog, share my work and work with me. This time last year I wasn't in the best place and being able to pour my passion into EAV and the support I've been given have honestly changed my life.

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Six things I did to improve my money mindset

Six things I did to improve my money mindset

You guys are no strangers to my background with money - I was, to put it bluntly, awful with it until a couple of years ago. Any money I earned would quickly be spent on…I don’t even know what…and I’d be broke until I got paid again. It was a vicious cycle which left me feeling like I wanted to throw up every time I even thought about money.

I can honestly say that now, I have a great relationship with money, I’m a lot more relaxed around it and don’t get sweaty palmed when an unexpected expense arises.

To get to this point, I had to do a lot of work to improve my mindset. While some think it’s a bit airy-fairy, anyone with half a brain can tell you that having the right mindset is crucial to being successful and happy. Here’s what I did.

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How to ask for money (and actually get it!)

How to ask for money (and actually get it!)

Asking for money is terrifying, there’s no doubt about that. But there are some occasions in life when it’s a must. Thankfully, there are ways to ask for money without sounding like a greedy brat, so here are three situations where you need to ask for money and how to do it in a way that doesn’t ruffle any feathers.

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Four simple tips to help you reach your savings goals

Four simple tips to help you reach your savings goals

Ah, saving. Easy for some, difficult for others, but always beneficial. And it has less to do with your income and more to do with your mindset than you might think - although obviously the amount of money you have plays a big part!

I’ve always found it difficult to save my money for a rainy day instead of spending it right now, so here are four things that worked for me.

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8 of the best apps and websites to help you manage your money

8 of the best apps and websites to help you manage your money

Being sensible with your money, adding to your savings and keeping track of where it’s going can seem like a minefield at times. So many things to keep track of and so much temptation to buy all the things!

Luckily, there are also tons of amazing free resources to help keep us on track - here are eight of the best.

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