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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 →

Four steps to save money, cut waste and be hotter

Ok, maybe not hotter, but definitely healthier. Yep, I'm here to talk meal prep. 'Wow, that looks healthy' is a standard refrain from people in the kitchen at work when I get out my food. They say it with a sense... Continue Reading →

Some realtalk about buying property – and how to get it done

I’ve changed my mind about something. Something important. I’ve said on this blog before that if you don’t buy your own home to live in, it’s not the end of the world. As long as you choose some other way... 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 →

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 →

4 tips to help avoid a spending blow-out

Do you ever feel like there's an devil on your shoulder convincing you to spend money? I'm not sure if it's the same devil who says 'yes, you need another shot at 1am', or just a close relative of hers.... 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 →

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