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Question – Do you need to be rich to start a business?

Question – Do you need to be rich to start a business?

Wondering whether you need to be financially-backed and well connected to get your business ventures going? Our career coach gives some advice to help you get started. Question: Do I need to be rich and connected to start my own business? (Cameron, Phoenix) Absolutely not. Don’t let not being rich or connected put you off if you want to start your own business. There are plenty of stories of successful entrepreneurs who...

By Oxford, UK
How ‘money dysmorphia’ is driving Gen Z into debt

How ‘money dysmorphia’ is driving Gen Z into debt

Recent research has revealed that almost half of young people today are obsessed with the idea of being rich because they’re comparing themselves to wealthy social media influencers. And, in an attempt to keep up, they’re making poor financial decisions and spending far beyond their means. According to recent research from Qualtrics, almost half of young people today are obsessed with the idea of being rich. Findings show...

By London, UK
Question – Is it worth studying for a Masters?

Question – Is it worth studying for a Masters?

Wondering whether you should look into getting a Masters degree? Our career coach offers up some advice to help you make the big decision. Question: How do I decide whether it’s worth studying for a Masters or not? Will it improve my chances of getting a better paid job? (Carmen, London) I think there are broadly three reasons why young people choose to study Masters degrees: employability, personal interest, and putting...

By Oxford, UK
The taxman is coming for your resale side hustle

The taxman is coming for your resale side hustle

Those looking to make a buck through resale platforms including Vinted, eBay, and Depop will now have their earnings taxed by HMRC. Can we have anything at this point? So, you wish to supplement your national insurance contribution, rent, road tax, pension, student loan, and eye-watering living expenses with a simple side hustle? How embarrassing. The UK’s greedy hand will soon extend to resale apps like Vinted, eBay, and Depop as...

By London, UK