Prime Minister to visit Kazakhstan
We all need to make beneficial business decisions to improve our finances.
11:00 05 July 2013
David Cameron will be the first serving UK Prime Minister to visit Kazakhstan and plans to develop favourable economic relations with the country, as well as discuss some unpleasant human rights issues.
Like David Cameron, we are all faced with the challenge of improving our finances. Sometimes we are able to invest in businesses, but other times it is a little trickier to achieve the improvement you seek. Here are a few ways to work towards better finances.
- Establish savings account—first try to establish a savings account of your choice, either an Independent Savings Account (ISA) or a regular, or one of each. A regular savings account does not have an annual contribution cap, but the ISAs do. The ISAs have better interest rates, and the earned money is tax-free.
- Talk to professionals—there are independent financial advisors who can help you decide the best path to improve your finances. They can help you figure out what types of investments might be best for you, and what types of goals you should be setting to carry you successfully though your life.
- Part-time work—no one really loves to hear that it is a good idea to work more, but if you do not have many responsibilities, it is the perfect time to put in extra hours at your job or get a part time job. The extra money can go a long way toward better finances and can make things much easier years down the road.
- Develop skills—though this may take a while, developing skills and hobbies could result in extra income if you network with other people and conduct a side business. It may even lead to a prosperous full-time business that could vastly improve finances over the current situation.
- Education/training—receiving special education, training, or certificates can improve your changes of a well-paid job or could gain you improved finances with a pay rise.