My name is Kia and I am a Personal Finance creator, public speaker and presenter. I have a personal finance platform called Pennies To Pounds and a Social Media Talent Agency called Bleuprint Agency. I keep myself very busy!
I took the quiz and I got the artist! I think it’s very much me as I’m someone who isn’t overly fussed with spending money and I’m quite savvy whenever I’m out. Who knew a quiz could know me so well!
I’ve always had a passion for finances and my parents played a huge role in that interest. As I got to university and moved away from home, I realised how little I’d been taught about personal finances throughout education. I started off by educating my peers then moved to socials channels where things took off on Twitter.
I definitely have a strong love for personal finance and I’m always amending my own methods to make sure it fits my lifestyle. I used to be a ‘set and go’ type of person with regards to automating savings but now I’m more hands on. The reason being, one month I can have more money left over so I can save more whereas another month that might have to be decreased. This has really helped me to be adaptive and keep my personal finances personal to my financial situation in that moment.
The next big financial milestone I’m currently working towards is saving up my house deposit for my first house. It’s something I really want to achieve in my life and I’m definitely working hard to reach it.
My biggest guilty pleasure spending has to be food! I am such a foodie that I’ll literally spend any amount on good food!
I’ve used this pandemic period to learn new skills and enforce a lot more ‘me’ time. When you’re in a regular, fast paced life, you can often forget to prioritise yourself. I took that time to remember that looking after myself is important! I’m very happy to see things gradually returning to a new normal.
As often as I check social media. Okay, not that often. But definitely at least once a day.
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Follow Kia on Instagram: @penniestopoundspod
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