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Lessons we learnt in the lockdown

Let's agree there are some expressions we'll never want to hear again after 2020. The new normal. Unprecedented times. Difficult times. Lockdown lessons. As Australia unfurls itself from a long and troubled sleep, we can see life returning to normal.... Continue Reading →

Thinking about property investment? Read this first

There are always people who enjoy predicting doom and gloom for the property sector. This time, though, they may have some valid points. This pandemic shutdown has created a drop in demand for rentals,  reduced some renters' ability to pay,... 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 →

What’s legal, fun and perfect for a recession? Entertaining at home!

Entertaining at home is the new going out. Depending on which state you live in, you can host at least two adults in a socially-distant way. This is business-as-usual for some of us, but for others, the idea of cooking... Continue Reading →

The most important rules for investing (and maybe dating)

I've had a few questions from people lately that all come back to one thing: the basics of investing. And you know what, they never change. The markets rise and fall, the economy goes up and down, but two things... Continue Reading →

4 Things I’ll Teach My Kids About Money

Look, I know that I don't technically have any kids. But that hasn't stopped me from adopting a bunch of other people's kids. I don't want to boast, but I am a pretty cool aunty. From lounge-room nightclubs, to makeovers,... 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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