Should you be worried about markets right now? Yes and No

It’s that time in the cycle when we start getting a lot of negative headlines about share markets. October certainly has a bad rep for market wobbles – or massive tantrums, as the case may be. The crash that ushered in the Great Depression happened in October 1929. And sure, there was ‘Black Monday’, a… Continue Reading →

Why *not* caring about money is the real goal

OK, so a weird thing has been happening to me lately. I simply cannot think of anything to buy. Like, I got my tax return money and thought about spending 10% on something fun (as per my dad’s rule). Couldn’t think of anything. And then I realised it’s because I just don’t care about ‘stuff’… Continue Reading →

Four ways every woman needs to protect her money and her future

This week marked the first ever National Summit on Women’s Safety, with a keynote delivered by none other than that feminist warrior, Scott Morrison. It’s hard not to be cynical about the reason for holding the summit, but I guess it’s better than nothing. And as the famous Billy Bragg once sang, cynicism’s such a… Continue Reading →

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