9 Ways To Financially Prepare For The Holidays

The holiday season. Love it or hate it, we all know the festive season is a bitch for your bank account. So, to hopefully make it a lil less bitchy for you, I’ve compiled a list of some of the easiest things I do to make sure I am financially prepared for the holiday season.Continue reading “9 Ways To Financially Prepare For The Holidays”

Where To Find The Best Budget Meal Prep Recipes

Ask any twenty-something what their biggest money-saving weakness is and I can guarantee that most of them will say that it’s spending too much damn money on food. And I am no different. I love to brunch, I love going out for dinner with my friends and I love ordering a cheeky pizza on UberContinue reading “Where To Find The Best Budget Meal Prep Recipes”

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying Expensive Items

I’m sure it’s pretty obvious by now that I’m not really the type of person that makes spontaneous decisions about expensive purchases. Seriously, it took me FOUR months to buy a bed base when I moved in to my current house… four goddamn months! No matter what expensive item I’m buying, I always ask myselfContinue reading “5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying Expensive Items”

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”

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?”

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”

I Ate Hello Fresh For A Week To See If It’s Worth My Money. Here’s What I Learnt.

Quick PSA: I am NOT affiliated with Hello Fresh at all. I was just lucky enough to have a mate with a free Hello Fresh box voucher. Look, I enjoy a freebie just as much as the next person. In fact, I probably enjoy it even more being The Stingy Bitch and all. So, whenContinue reading “I Ate Hello Fresh For A Week To See If It’s Worth My Money. Here’s What I Learnt.”

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?”