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How much is enough? And other deep questions raised by Netflix

It seems like everyone is talking about Marie Kondo, the Japanese tidying-up queen. Her book even spawned a new verb: to KonMari. Marie Kondo is now on Netflix, where she helps people who have become smothered by their own ‘stuff’,... Continue Reading →

3 things I learnt in the Christian Louboutin store

It was the outcome of a conversation at work. Long story, but I decided I needed a pair of designer heels to signal to the world that I was serious. I wanted to prove (to myself, mostly) that I'm a... Continue Reading →

Do you need a financial planner – or just a bit of planning?

I got a message from a friend recently, asking me if I could recommend a financial planner.  This friend, let's call her Gemma, is 27 years old, a few years out of uni and in PR - all of which... Continue Reading →

What’s your legacy – and how will money shape it?

One of the things we all struggle with is finding the right motivation to do things better. Making good decisions with your money is hard. There are so many fun things to spend it on. The Wittner sale! A Shellac... Continue Reading →

Are these 4 spending traps blowing your budget?

There's a curious thing about modern, middle-class life. We can afford things. We have money to spend. But we're not very good at it. Sure, we have to cover the boring bills and housing costs. But someone with a decent income... 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 →

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 →

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