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This is legit the only thing you need to read about the Royal Commission

And it's not even that long! I want to say a few things about the shit that went down with the Hayne Royal Commission into banking and financial services. The final report was released on Monday, I know, it's the... Continue Reading →

Four things rich people do … that you can too

There’s a section in my favourite gossip mag, ‘Celebs – they’re just like us’, where photos like Reese Witherspoon hauling groceries to her car make us feel good - as though there’s not much separating our humble lives from theirs.... Continue Reading →

When are you gonna get serious about your money?

How about now? Let me tell you a story. Maybe it will inspire you/get you off your arse. Sonia and Todd are everyday people with everyday jobs and a house in the suburbs. Sonia works in a finance company, so... Continue Reading →

Maybe your grandma was right (about money, as well as that boy you were dating)

My late step-grandma* had a saying about choosing a partner: 'Never stoop to pick up nothing'. This post is not about that - I just wanted to share it because it's great, and to prove that Grandmas know their shit.... Continue Reading →

How to feel wealthier, happier and more in control of money

What do you get when you cross a yoga teacher with a financial adviser? No, that’s not the opening line to a joke. Lea Schodel is both of those things, and as a result, is the driving force behind a... Continue Reading →

What’s holding you back from being Fierce?

It was always going to be tight. I found it hard to negotiate the notice period at my old job and the start date of my new job. Well, when I say 'negotiate', I mean I didn't do that at all;... Continue Reading →

What marriage – and divorce – taught me about money

My house was sold on Saturday. It sounds exciting but is in fact painful. It's one of the last steps on the road to settling my divorce. Regardless of the price my property commanded, selling it was one more loss in... Continue Reading →

Why the baby boomers have all the money, and what we can do about it

I love my parents, and my parents' friends and all the wonderful baby boomers in my life. But geez they annoy me as a generation. Swanning around in million dollar properties they paid 25,000 bucks for. Earning a tax-free income... Continue Reading →

Daddy Lessons: 3 tips from a Fierce Girl father

While support for this blog from the sisterhood has been fantastic, I've also been delighted by the number of men who have got behind it.  My dad is one of these honorary Fierce Guys, and because I am studying for... Continue Reading →

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