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Lower than Britney’s jeans: what interest rate cuts mean for you

If the sharemarket was a 20-something girl, it would be pre-drinking Breezers and doing its makeup right now. It's just getting warmed up, I reckon.

A small request not to freak the hell out about the world right now

Sure things aren't perfect. Sure we are facing an outbreak of Coronavirus, but maybe it's best to just sit yourself down like Elle Woods watching hot guys play sport. (On TV though, to be safe). Of course, some people will... Continue Reading →

If you can shop for clothes, you can shop for shares

"Nobody in my family has ever bought shares. It's all new to me. I'd like to be able to do it myself. Is there an 'easy way'? Probably not." This is part of a message I got from an old... Continue Reading →

Why investing is just like wearing false eyelashes: the pep talk you’ve been waiting for

A long time ago I bought a variety box from Sephora that came with a set of Huda Beauty false eyelashes.  I often looked wistfully at this wonderful creation. If only I were that kind of woman. You know, the... 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 →

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 →

An Insider’s Guide to Finance: the risk-reward relationship

I've taken plenty of risks in my life. Some were productive, like packing up and moving to London. Leaving my marriage was a big risk that was hard to take, but the right thing to do. Wearing neon patterned tights... Continue Reading →

I saved some money. How do I invest it? (And WTF is an ETF?)

Let's assume you've been following the Fierce Girl principles, and now you have squirreled away a nice lump sum. Maybe it's $1000, maybe $5000 (you go girl!). Now you want to put it to work, as it's part of a long-term... Continue Reading →

An insider’s guide to finance: Managed Funds

Ever wonder what goes on in those shiny city skyscrapers, where billions of dollars change hands each day? Nah, me either. But that's because I have seen it first-hand. Don't believe what you saw in The Wolf of Wall St. Most of... Continue Reading →

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