Five simple actions to take to make filing your tax return stress-free

Five simple actions to take to make filing your tax return stress-free

It’s that time of year again - nope, not Christmas - we’re edging closer to the tax return deadline on 31st January! I know that tax can be a tricky, overwhelming thing to deal with, so today I’m sharing five super simple actions you can take to make filing your tax return simple and stress-free.

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How I create balance in my business and work hard without burning out

How I create balance in my business and work hard without burning out

In the business world, it often seems like if you aren’t hustling 24/7 or kicking back with a cocktail while your business effortlessly brings in the cash, you’re doing something wrong. In reality, neither of these are realistic for new business owners - working every hour of every day isn’t sustainable, but it does take a lot of hard work to create a successful business. Here’s how I create balance in my business and do the hard work I need to without burning out.

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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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