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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 →

Investing 101 – Explained in shoes. Because, why not?

There is one important things that bad-arse, grown-up ladies do with their money. And no, it's not buy designer handbags. Ok  maybe some do - but that's not what this post is about. No, what really grown-up ladies do is... Continue Reading →

Don’t panic! Well, actually, panic a little.

I've been at the coalface recently. Not literally digging up coal and stuff, but hearing the stories of everyday Australians and their money challenges. I now work for a large financial planning and mortgage business, so I see lots of... Continue Reading →

Don’t panic and start early: wise words from rich people

One perk of my job is that I get to hang out with some pretty rich people. Ok, when I say 'hang out', I don't mean we are drinking champagne on their yachts. More like, we are in meeting rooms and... Continue Reading →

Is doing nothing worse than doing the wrong thing with money?

I want to confess something. I’m probably wrong. Some view I hold, some article of faith, some strongly held opinion. It’s completely wrong. Because you know what? We’re all wrong, some of the time. I was wrong about Trump being unelectable (me, and a bazillion other political junkies). I was wrong about Beyonce being the […]

Is doing nothing worse than doing the wrong thing with money?

I want to confess something. I'm probably wrong. Some view I hold, some article of faith, some strongly held opinion. It's completely wrong. Because you know what? We're all wrong, some of the time. I was wrong about Trump being... Continue Reading →

4 reasons you can stop panicking about buying a home

Sometimes it feels like all money conversations come back to this issue. Can I buy my own home? Will I be a failure if I don't? Can I ever afford one? And it's not a daydreamy, hypothetical convo, like 'What if I... Continue Reading →

3 money lessons I’d give my 21-year-old self

My first degree was Arts, with Honours in English literature. If you want to know about Latin declensions or 19th century novelists, I'm your girl. I don't tell you this to impress you (although, feel free to be impressed), but to... Continue Reading →

The 4 best friends who will make you rich

A wise man once said “Get rich or die tryin’”. Ah yes, Fifty Cent. You fill us with ambition. But how do you get rich? And what is ‘rich’ anyway? I'm not talking about the richness of family, friends and... Continue Reading →

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