Category: Money

The first step to becoming a millionaire

How much did you used to get for pocket money? From that glorious moment you receive your first lump sum in the form of a few dollars, you begin to make financial decisions.  At that point, these decisions may involve choosing…

“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…

No money? You can still invest in property

Have you ever wanted to invest in a property but don’t earn enough money at the moment? Well, it is possible for low income earners! In addition to the traditional ways of getting into property investing on a limited income, crowd funding…

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…

Ready to reset your approach to money?

 How are those new year’s resolutions tracking? If you resolved to improve your financial health, but aren’t finding your pockets overflowing with much else aside from empty kale chip packets, you may need to take a different approach. Here are…

Should you consider a loan for a better lifestyle?

It’s hard to say you’re ‘living the dream’ when keeping tabs on your every financial move impinges on daily life. This constant battle means that when unforeseen circumstances arise – an expensive car service, hospital visit or vet bill, lifestyle…

What do you do when a mate hits you up for a loan?

We’ve all experienced tricky money situations. Now discover how to handle some uncomfortable money moments with your friendships – and finances – intact. Research commissioned by ME shows sex and money are up there as the two topics we’re least…

How to $ transform $ from a Homer Simpson to a Mr Burns

Is it possible to break a negative relationship with money and boost your finances into the future? Why, yes funny you should ask. It is as easy as opening up a Duff beer and changing your Facebook status from ‘single’…