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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 →

When should I pay other people to do stuff?

Sometimes, it pays to pay a professional. Anyone who has ever walked out of a salon with a kick-arse blowdry knows this. Never in my life have I got my hair as good as Millie can. I always book an... Continue Reading →

The lazy girl’s guide to making money

One of the burdens of modern life is choice. Choosing how to spend your time (Facebook, or read a damn book?). How to spend your working years (I've spoken to three friends this week about their career dilemmas). How to spend... Continue Reading →

Aldi tips, tricks and hacks from a legit expert

In the world of tight-arses, shopping at Aldi is an article of faith. It's not just advertising fluff - their prices are genuinely and significantly cheaper. So, imagine my delight when I moved into my current apartment and found myself... Continue Reading →

You have 300 paydays left. Seriously. So, what’s your plan?

Last week, I ruined everyone's Friday by dropping this truthbomb. Seriously, if you're in your 30s and plan to retire in your 60s, you don't actually have many paydays left. It's easy to work out (if you get paid monthly).... Continue Reading →

Bad at saving money? Here’s why – and what to do about it

I got asked today 'how do you have the discipline to diet?'. Since I was eating a Bounty at that moment, I'm not sure why. (To be fair, it was a piece of someone else's Bounty, so there are obviously... Continue Reading →

Top 3 tight-arse meals for the week before payday

As a tight-arse from way back, I hate spending money on work lunches. And as a weightlifter, meal prep and Tupperware containers are 80% of my life. So I can teach you a thing or two about high-protein, low-cost meals. First... Continue Reading →

I know you’re bored AF of the Budget, but just read this one thing

Because I am going to give you a useful view on it, probably with some swearing, and then you can go back to drinking that glass of sav blanc. First question: Is the Super Saver Scheme the BEST THING EVER... Continue Reading →

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