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The time of the tight-arses has arrived: are you ready?

Well, that escalated quickly. One week I'm all like  'sure buy some cheap shares' and the next I'm like 'yeah, so you should probably start learning to grow your own herbs and bake your own bread'. Things are crazy. Last... Continue Reading →

Want to nail your finances in 2020? Start with these 3 questions

Hey, Happy New Year! How was your New Year's Eve? Did you party like it's 1999 and spend 1 Jan on the lounge, feeling sorry not sorry? Did you buy the kids sparklers, let them run around, and hoped they... Continue Reading →

Should I move to a fixed rate homeloan? And other questions for a 1% world

There was a big to-do this week about fixed rate home loan rates falling below 3%. And sure, it's kind of a big deal. Consider, for example, that our parents were paying up to 20% for their (admittedly, very small)... Continue Reading →

Made to measure? Ready to wear? All about off-the-plan apartments

Last week I witnessed the glorious sight of 120 women drinking wine and listening to a seminar on getting started with investing. Girls Just Wanna Have Funds was a puntastic pleasure. I liked Molly’s description of investment being like the... Continue Reading →

What you need to know about money, explained by Taylor Swift songs

No tricks in that headline. Just legitimately good life advice from T Swift. Ok maybe you don't play TayTay every time you need a pick-me-up. (But I do) Maybe you don't judge your nieces for only liking her new stuff... Continue Reading →

Two insider tips from the finance industry that may just make you rich

Haha sorry about the clickbaity title. But it's kind of true. These two things may just help you get past your fear and lack of confidence about investing. You see, there are a lot of vested interests who like to... Continue Reading →

Ever feel like finance isn’t your thing? It’s not you, it’s them

Sometimes I just can't keep my mouth shut. Working in finance, I'm constantly surrounded by a majority of men. It's not my ideal but it's a fact of life. But last week I couldn't hold myself back. I opened a... Continue Reading →

3 useful things to help you win the war on adulting

I've been adulting hard in 2019. I  finished a bathroom renovation and I got my car registered. Ok, maybe my dad took the car for a service and inspection, but I most definitely did the paperwork. Anyway it got me... Continue Reading →

How much is enough? And other deep questions raised by Netflix

It seems like everyone is talking about Marie Kondo, the Japanese tidying-up queen. Her book even spawned a new verb: to KonMari. Marie Kondo is now on Netflix, where she helps people who have become smothered by their own ‘stuff’,... Continue Reading →

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