It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

Yogi Berra, who died recently, was as much famous for his ‘Yogi-isms’ as he was for his distinguished professional baseball career. Indeed, it could be argued, it was these Yogi-isms that globalised his fame. By leaving his indelible mark on the English language, his influence went far beyond any one sport or country and extended throughout the English-speaking world. His legacy of wit and wisdom includes, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it”, “You can observe a lot by just watching”, and the celebrated, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” This last truism (‘a claim that […]

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Taming the Plastic

Used correctly, 0%- or low-interest credit card balance transfers can be an extremely effective tool in paying off credit card debt as part of a planned personal budget. High interest debt is a bit like sugar in our diet, with credit cards being the financial equivalent of high-calorie desserts. Of course, just like a sweet treat, credit cards do have their place. Once card repayments start to dominate our finances, though, it’s like sitting down to an entrée of cherry pie, a main course of sticky date, and a desert of chocolate gateau. That once mouth-watering credit card quickly becomes […]

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