Acorns AU investment portfolios

Acorns AU: Investing made easy (Part 2)

Editor’s note: Acorns AU is now known as Raiz. Any references to Acorns AU throughout this article refer to Raiz.   In my first post about Acorns AU, I outlined how easy it is to start investing with just $5. Additionally, I touched on Acorns AU portfolio options and its round-ups feature.   Today, I’m […]

Acorns AU investing made easy

Acorns AU: Investing made easy (Part 1)

Editor’s note: Acorns AU is now known as Raiz. Any references to Acorns AU throughout this article refer to Raiz.   Ever thought about investing but haven’t had the know how or spare cash lying around? Looked into the stock market only to find that you need $500-$1000 to open an account? Well, look no further, […]

Interview with Vanessa Stoykov, Host of Secrets of The Money Masters

Today we have an interview with wealth creation expert and TV host, Vanessa Stoykov.   Vanessa’s Background   I am the host of the Channel 9 TV show, Secrets Of The Money Masters. I have also participated in money education for the past 20 years, and also run my own media production service for financial […]

The Joyful Frugalista Book Review: Grow Your Cash, Be Savvy With Your Money and Live With Abundance

This post may contain affiliate links.   Serina Bird is not your average middle-aged woman. She is a single-mother of two young boys, recently remarried. A domestic violence survivor. A career woman, award winning writer, blogger, food reviewer, fluid chinese linguist, and lover of life.   Additionally, she is a self-made millionaire; whom has achieved […]

Self managed super fund

Benefits Of A Self Managed Super Fund

Generally speaking, Australians have an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude towards superannuation and the management of their funds. Currently only 42% of the population are aware of their super fund balance, with young Australians further behind at 37%.There are many different types of super funds and portfolios available. One of the lesser known options that is worth researching is a self managed super fund.

Financial Independence Journey

Two Years On From My Financial Epiphany, What Has Changed?

As you may be aware, my beloved and I’s Financial Independence journey commenced shortly after my 30th Birthday.   We had just returned from an overseas holiday celebration for my birthday, when I started to get anxious about our financial position. Our holiday had been lovely, but expensive (thanks in part to business class flights […]

Financial freedom book review - Financial Independence Australia

Financial Freedom Book Review – A Proven Path To All The Money You Will Ever Need

This post may contain affiliate links.   In 2010, at the age of 24, Grant Sabatier woke up one morning and decided to check his bank account. With all of his accounts combined, he had $2.26 to his name. In that moment, he realised he needed to make some changes… Some big changes!   So, […]

8 ways to save money on heating and cooling

8 Ways To Save Money On Heating And Cooling Your Home

This is a guest post by James Pointon for Open Agent.   Heating and cooling can take up a large chunk of your energy bill, so finding ways to minimise these costs can save you a lot of money. As an added benefit, if you ever decide to sell your property, some of these methods […]

IRE: career is a social construct

Why we seek FIRE: Career Is Merely A Social Construct

Up until I discovered the Financial Independence/Retire Early (FIRE) movement, I had never really thought much about why we spend so much of our lives focused on career. I had just accepted it as an inevitable part of life.   However, over the last 12 months, I’ve thought a lot about what I really want […]

Beer O’Clock Brewing Sessions: Interview No. 2 with Physician on FIRE

Welcome to the Beer O’Clock Brewing Sessions interview series. This series is designed to provide insight into the world of home brewing for beer loving frugal folk who want to save their pennies, but aren’t willing to give up beer to achieve financial freedom!   The second interview in the series is with none other […]