How Instant Vs Delayed Gratification Affects Your Money

The other day my mate and I were singing along very loudly (and very badly) to Halsey as we drove back from picking up our favourite baked ricotta cheesecake from our favourite patisserie. We didn’t even have an excuse for picking up a cheesecake. We just wanted to celebrate the fact that we both hadContinue reading “How Instant Vs Delayed Gratification Affects Your Money”

Why I’ll Never Stop Spending Money On Food (and Why You Shouldn’t Either)

You know what I am sick and tired of hearing? Older generations telling us that, if we want to be successful at saving money, we have to stop going out to eat so much. Seriously, do they know how hard it is to STOP going out to eat when a new vegetarian ramen restaurant popsContinue reading “Why I’ll Never Stop Spending Money On Food (and Why You Shouldn’t Either)”

3 Money Lessons I’ve Learnt In The First Six Months of My Relationship

The honeymoon period of a relationship. It’s all sunshine and rainbows, right? Everything is fun, fresh and exciting. You want to spend every minute of your time with your person and you just can’t ever see anything ever going wrong between the two of you. Ok, as corny and unrealistic as that might sound, I’mContinue reading “3 Money Lessons I’ve Learnt In The First Six Months of My Relationship”

5 Money Rules To Follow In A Share House

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, here’s some news for you. I recently moved into a share house with some of my best mates! Wait, hold up, are you saying that the world doesn’t actually revolve around me and you’ve got better things to think about then who theContinue reading “5 Money Rules To Follow In A Share House”

Should You Invest Your Money?

The other day my mate received a very decent redundancy payout from her workplace thanks to COVID-19. After realising that this was the largest number she had ever seen sitting in her very own bank account, she turned to me and asked me what the hell she should do with all of it. Should sheContinue reading “Should You Invest Your Money?”

5 Ways To Stop Letting FOMO Rule Your Money

Correct me if I’m wrong, but a standard (pre – rona) Friday night for a twenty-something looks a little like this: SPACE How many times have you said yes to going on a night out like this even though all you wanted to do was stay in and nurse your bottle of red? How manyContinue reading “5 Ways To Stop Letting FOMO Rule Your Money”

Are Meal Delivery Services Worth Your Money?

There are a lot of really pressing issues facing twenty-somethings right now. Climate change. Job security. Washing your hands. Knowing what the hell to make yourself for dinner every night. Yeah, you read that correctly. It might not be AS important as the other challenges we face, but knowing what to make for dinner everyContinue reading “Are Meal Delivery Services Worth Your Money?”

Is It Time To Give Up AfterPay?

When I first started thinking about how I was going to write this post, I started reading a lot of articles with a bunch of facts and figures about buy now, pay later (BNPL) companies like AfterPay. I got myself overwhelmed by crunching too many numbers to figure out why it is that I thinkContinue reading “Is It Time To Give Up AfterPay?”

Why You Need to Act Your Wage

(Not-So) Fun Fact: I DO NOT make much money. Fun Fact: I never let that stop me from splurging on a ridiculously over-priced, cheeky cocktail. I’m not worried about my small income, and that’s because I know how to budget my money according to how much I earn. Some weeks I make more because I’mContinue reading “Why You Need to Act Your Wage”