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 […]
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.
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.
Remember when you were a kid and your elders kept hammering you with, ‘to give is better than to receive’? Well, it’s another thing they were right about.