Relationships Australia has found that the majority of arguments … and break ups, are linked to money. How unromantic. But there are seven basics you can build together to avoid financial heartbreak. Whether you’re a newly minted (or age-old) couple, here they are, plus a tip for weddings 👰.
Happy 2018! New year, new you … right? We hear you. Jan is a great time to set yourself up for the rest of the year. To hit reset. With money, it’s the perfect opp to start afresh: you could be kicking goals by March, and livin’ it up like Ja Rule by December. (The […]
The idea of going to work events fills many of us with dread. But the work holiday party is the perfect opportunity to practise some skills to pay the bills.
There’s this growing expectation for a quick fix, an easy path. To wealth, to fitness, to life. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but there genuinely isn’t one. Our counsel is to view money and fitness similarly. They take hard work, consideration and patience. And the reward is in the journey, not just the goal.
All the cool kids are doin’ it! By now you might have heard of side hustles, a.k.a side gigs. There are clear benefits from side hustling, and strong economic reasons too. We pull apart six reasons why anyone should consider it, regardless of your current job or skill set.
Pay isn’t the only problem. It’s actually just the start. That’s why it’s so important for us to be on top of our money lives. Read about the other money gaps and how they’re hurting us big time.
We know that buying property is unaffordable for most of us, unless we get a massive windfall. Meanwhile, we’re stuck wondering what the hell we’re supposed to do.¯\_(ツ)_/¯ First step. The way many of us think about housing is upside down. Do you view it as an investment? It’s not.
The next time someone says ‘money doesn’t buy you happiness’, you can retort, ‘well actually, yes it kinda can’. Here’s how to turn your money into a powerful unhappiness-fighter and a powerful happiness-bringer.
Ever heard that you’re the average of your five closest friends? Well, there’s truth in it. Research shows your friends’ spending habits and happiness affects yours. Like the grown-up expensive version of peer pressure. Friends who save together, stay together: read why it’s important to get your BFFs on the same page as you and how to do it.
We love new year’s resolutions. But it’s damn hard to stick to them. We’re likely to give up once we break them a couple of times. So how do we make smarter goals + stick to them?