Category: Life

“I’m in serious debt and I’m only 24!”

As a Master’s graduate I can tell you that I am technically already in thousands of dollars of debt at 24 years of age even though I don’t own a credit card and haven’t taken out any personal loans for…

How to kick your impulse spending habits

If Facebook had a financial status button, most Australians in their 20s and early 30s would have it set to “It’s Complicated.” That’s because, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, at this time in your life you are earning…

Adulting 101: Wants vs Needs

We see that sparkly shiny thing everyone else has, and we want it – now! And in our consumer-driven culture, we’re subtly and sometimes not-so-subtly encouraged to gratify our every want and desire as they arise. Even if you’re not…

Talking finances in each stage of your relationship

If you take a look at your Facebook friends list, you’ll see hundreds of people in different stages of relationships. From the happy bachelors, to the new couple, the people head over heels in love and the couples celebrating their…

What’s your tribe?

You shape your tribe as your tribe shapes you. Be someone who lifts people up and brings out the best in those around you. Someone who helps others think better, aim higher and go further than they otherwise would. Someone…

60 minute switches to save $

It’s Daylight Savings time! That’s right. It’s time to turn our clocks back. We get an hours less sleep but we also get an extra hour in the day. So here are some ways to make the most of that…

How to have a big night with little spend

As much as we can budget and plan and save, there is one overwhelmingly large recurring thing that has the ability to deplete our finances like no other… a night out on the town. A night out can vary in…