Welcome to Investment Conversations

Welcome to Investment Conversations

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A year ago I decided to become the “CFO of my personal economy” after being a self-confessed spendthrift. Here’s some background: We all have that friend that always looks good but never has any money to do anything. And we also have that friend that secretly has a lot of money but always says no to your invites for dinner or clubbing because they “can’t afford it”. I wish I could say I was the latter – that friend who always made practical purchases and stuck to their budget- but unfortunately I was the former. I was that friend, that spent all her money on “stuff”. Budget? *pfft* I didn’t even know what that was!  Two years ago I spent majority of the first paycheck I earned during my summer internship on a pair of Alexander Wang Aminata shoes I saw Rihanna wearing. *yikes* The next paycheck was spent on a…