Australians are tightening their belts

Aussies continue to tighten their belts

- August 18, 2023 2 MIN READ

More signs that Australian consumers are locking down in the bunker. While official retail sales have been weak for a couple of months as higher loan repayments take cash out of pockets, a new Commonwealth Bank report shows consumers continued to tighten their belts in July, with spending growth declining nationally to just 1.3 per… Read more »

Become CFO of your household
Your Life

How to be the CFO of your household

- February 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

Like it or not, you’re CFO of your household and you can apply some basic corporate principles to help you improve your financial position. Ever wondered what it would be like to control millions (or even billions) of dollars? For chief financial officers, it’s an everyday reality. The financial controllers of large companies spend their… Read more »

Add some mad money to your budget
Your Money

Build some mad money into your budget next year

- December 10, 2021 3 MIN READ

A budget doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. Factor in some mad money and keep the rewards coming. Sticking to a budget doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of life’s little luxuries, you just have to plan for them and keep impulse buying under control. Hopefully you’ll be inspired to stick to… Read more »

Do these life admin tasks for peace of mind
Your Life

These 7 life admin tasks will bring you peace of mind

- November 25, 2021 4 MIN READ

Have you been thinking about sorting your life admin but don’t know where to start?  You know, all those things you never get around to, but can make your life function so much smoother and less stressful? Like organising your tax, sorting important documents, understanding superannuation and the list goes on… Here’s what you can… Read more »

Keep your spending habits in line with your values
Your Life

5 steps to align your values and your spending habits

- November 18, 2021 3 MIN READ

Good budgeting isn’t about imposing unrealistic restrictions on your lifestyle. Instead, it’s about making sure your spending habits support what you love the most. When it comes to budgeting and financial planning, there is often a misconception that it is about imposing restrictions on your lifestyle. The reality couldn’t be more different; financial planning and… Read more »