Can you make freelancing work?

Can You Make Freelancing Work?

This is a guest post written by Jon Dela Cruz for iCompareFX.com.   A study carried out by Upwork showed that more than 55% of freelancers in Australia got on this path out of choice, mainly because of the freedom and flexibility it offers.   Around 70% of those surveyed said they earned more within […]

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How To Treat Your Partner Without Breaking The Bank

When we first embarked on our financial freedom journey, one of the things I wondered about was how it would affect our relationship. This is because, almost everything we did together as a date involved spending money. Whether it be going out for a nice dinner, buying freshly cut flowers, or other presents; treating each […]

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Gender pay gap in Australia

Money May Not Have A Gender; But If You’re A Woman, You can Still Expect A Lot Less Of It

In 1893, New Zealand was the first Country to give women the right to vote. The suffrage movement finally had a win; and women’s voting rights, in developed countries, proceeded from that point.   From the Second World War onward, women started to enter the work force in large numbers. However, it was in the […]

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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.

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2019 New Year Resolution progress

2019 New Year Resolution Progress: Quarter 1

In January, I set 5 goals for the year as New Year Resolutions. I set goals for each of my four overarching principles: finance, knowledge, kindness and health.   We’ve now just entered the second quarter of the year, so here’s my progress so far with this year’s resolutions.   Finance goals This year I […]

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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 […]

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How much can you earn from Airbnb in Australia?

How much can you earn from Airbnb in Australia?

This is a guest post by James Pointon for Open Agent.   There are many reasons why you might be interested in becoming an Airbnb host. Whether you’re looking for more financial freedom or you want to meet new people from around the world, Airbnb is a great option for many Australians. You have the […]

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Net Wealth Is The Only Kind Of Financial Wealth That Matters

You may have noticed that in addition to terms such as Financial Independence and Financial Freedom, something I refer to a lot is Net Wealth.   In this article, I’ll give you the run-down on what Net Wealth is and why it is the only type of financial wealth that matters.   What is Net […]

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I Guest Posted: Beginner to Blogger – Personal Finance For Beginners

Every so often, I have the privilege of guest posting or undertaking an interview on another Personal Finance site.   A while back, I did an interview for Personal Finance For Beginners’ Beginner To Blogger Interview Series.    Below are a few snippets from this interview. Read on for the link to the full interview […]

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Over Saturation Results In Apathy

On my daily commute a few weeks ago, I walked my usual 400 metres from the station to my workplace. Within the first 50 metres there was a man collecting money for the Salvation Army. About 80 metres further up the road there was a man collecting money for Motor Neurones Disease research. A further […]

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