how to get the best deal on tyres

How to get the best deal on car tyres

A few months back, my beloved and I needed to get new tyres for our car. Our car still had its original factory tyres on it, 6 years and almost 50,000 kms after it came out of the factory… So, it was time!   The last time I purchased a new set of tyres for […]

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Are you a comfort spender offender? 81% of Aussies are

This is a guest post by Rhianna Dews for Mozo.   A recent Mozo Comfort Spending Report found that 81% of Aussie’s are comfort spender offenders, spending a whopping $1,430 a year on average to kill stress, anxiety, loneliness and boredom. We’re talking a total of $25.5 billion being chucked away each year on emotionally-driven […]

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2019 New Year Resolution progress

2019 New Year Resolution Progress: Quarter 2

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.   At the end of the first quarter of the year, I posted an update on our progress to date. We’ve now just entered the second quarter of […]

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Life Insurance, Income Protection Insurance and Total and Permanent Disability Insurance

Hidden Insurances: Are you getting the best deal?

I have had Income Protection Insurance (IPI), Life Insurance (LI) and Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance within my superannuation account for the last 7 years. When my superannuation account was set up, these insurances were automatically set up too.   Recently, my superannuation provider, wrote to me advising that not only are my premiums […]

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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 […]

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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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