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Should I use a mortgage broker to find a home loan?

Is it a good idea to use a mortgage broker for a new home loan or to refinance an existing one? This article looks at the answer.

3 ways to spring clean your finances and feel fresh AF

I just bagged up a bunch of old clothes to give away and damn does it feel good. I love a good Spring Clean, and I'd say the theme for my 2020 cleanout is 'acceptance'. Accepting I am over 40... Continue Reading →

The Fierce Girl’s Guide to Divorce Pt III: Rebuilding

Here's the thing about divorce: you have to rewrite a whole new script for your life. The life you expected to have when you walked down that aisle didn't look like this. Instead of two people aligned in their vision... Continue Reading →

The Fierce Girl’s Guide to Divorce Pt II: The Money Stuff

This is the second in a series on divorce: how to plan it, handle it, survive it, and get the tattoo afterwards. Here is the first one, and stay tuned for more. Everyone thinks they’re an expert on family law.... Continue Reading →

5 rules for having awesome skin without breaking the bank (or ending up on Botched)

One of my favourite podcasts is The Guilty Feminist, which hilariously explores our lofty goals as modern feminists, and “the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that undermine them”. Each episode starts with “I’m a feminist, but...”. So here goes mine. I’m... Continue Reading →

Meet Danielle. Healthcare professional, mum-of-three, super-wife and all-around boss lady. Also a very good cook. Six months ago, she sent me a message asking about getting started with investing in shares. “No one in my family has ever bought shares.... Continue Reading →

Just some money things to tick off your list while you’re in #Iso2020

One of the most polarising memes I've seen all year was this one. The condescension and privilege is pretty offensive to people managing their way through a global trauma. On the upside, it spawned a number of great parodies. I... Continue Reading →

What colour is my natural hair? And other quarantine questions

I'm finding it hard to write about money at the moment. Every attempt seems wrong. If I write about investment, it feels insensitive to the many people who have lost their incomes. If I write about saving money and creating... Continue Reading →

Making sense of the financial help on offer right now

Mortgage holidays, early release super, rental reductions... It's a lot to consider. In this short video I just provide some thoughts on how to think about them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBDjclLrF6s    

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