How To Avoid The Lifestyle Inflation Trap

Let’s talk about lifestyle inflation. Firstly, what the hell is it? Well, lifestyle inflation is when you start spending more money simply because you start earning more money. When I first started working full-time, I remember someone telling me that “the more you earn, the more you spend” and that was the first time IContinue reading “How To Avoid The Lifestyle Inflation Trap”

| Rochelle | Paid Off $14k Worth Of Debt In 6 Months

The first time I came across Rochelle’s very aesthetically-pleasing Instagram feed (@thezerodebtmillennial), I remember thinking to myself just how damn impressive her financial journey was. Seriously, this girl managed to pay off $14k worth of debt in six months. I also remember thinking to myself ‘who is this girl and what the hell is herContinue reading “| Rochelle | Paid Off $14k Worth Of Debt In 6 Months”

Is Apple Pay Making You Broke?

Fun Facts: As of September 2019, there were 441 million Apple Pay users worldwide. In March 2020, 5.9% of the Australian population stated that they used Apple Pay, 3.9% stated they used Google Pay and 1% said they used Samsung Pay. AND by 2025, it is expected that Apple Pay will account for 1-in-10 globalContinue reading “Is Apple Pay Making You Broke?”

How To Buy Shares In 5 Easy Steps

When I started working my first full-time 9-5 job, I remember thinking to myself “goddamn there must be an easier way to make money than dragging my sorry ass to work every single morning.” Don’t get me wrong, not alllll work is bad. I just personally don’t want to do it for the rest ofContinue reading “How To Buy Shares In 5 Easy Steps”

Why You Should Be Making Extra Super Contributions And How To Start

Ahhh, superannuation. I’m sick and tired of talking about it to be honest BUT I feel like if I didn’t finish my super series off by telling you guys why and how to make extra super contributions, then I really wouldn’t be doing my job as a self-appointed personal finance blogger properly. If you’re readingContinue reading “Why You Should Be Making Extra Super Contributions And How To Start”

5 Ways To Talk About Money With Your Friends

Can we just take a second to talk about the ridiculous taboo that surrounds money conversations?! When we grow up our parents tell us that it’s rude to ask people how much money they earn, and how much money they have, and so it becomes an inherent belief in us that all money talk isContinue reading “5 Ways To Talk About Money With Your Friends”

How To Invest Your Super Ethically

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve dived head first into the incredibly daunting topic that is superannuation. The only reason that I haven’t already drowned in the deep waters of super information yet is that I’ve been breaking super topics down into smaller posts so that we can actually wrap our heads around it.Continue reading “How To Invest Your Super Ethically”

5 Hacks That Will Save You Money On Holiday: The Bathurst Edition

Listen up, I’m not here to preach to you that you gotta be saving money even when you’re on holiday. That’s a waste of time and anyone that tells you not to spend money on a holiday is full of shit. End of. The thing about holidays is that most people absolutely love them, andContinue reading “5 Hacks That Will Save You Money On Holiday: The Bathurst Edition”

Which Super Fund Should You Choose?

Welcome back to my SUPER SERIES; a series of blog posts in which I fill you in on everything super related that I’ve learnt over the past week. If you missed my previous post “What is Super and Why Should You Care?” let me explain why I’m writing these posts dedicated to the boring topicContinue reading “Which Super Fund Should You Choose?”