26 Financial Lessons I Learned Before My 26th Birthday

1. A little bit of hard work goes a long way A lot of people put off managing their finances because it seems like “too much work.” Sure, there are some elements of finance that might be hard work, but there’s also a hell of a lot of things that aren’t – writing down yourContinue reading “26 Financial Lessons I Learned Before My 26th Birthday”

| Holly | Striving To Make Twenty-Somethings Woke, Not Broke

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘financial literacy?’ “Goddamn that sounds boring?!” “Finance is confusing af!?” “This shit is way too hard for me to understand?!” Yeah, those are pretty normal thoughts to have… Learning about finance, although super important, is usually boring af. Most young people don’t want to hearContinue reading “| Holly | Striving To Make Twenty-Somethings Woke, Not Broke”

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”

The Most Important Investment For All Twenty-Somethings

The other day I was watching my friend prepare pastry from scratch for a lemon meringue pie she was about to bake, when she turned to me and told me that she’d taken all of the money out of her superannuation account. I was fully aware that this girl was currently rolling out pastry forContinue reading “The Most Important Investment For All Twenty-Somethings”

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.”

How To Stop Comparing Your Financial Position To Others

Comparing yourself to others. It f*in sucks, doesn’t it? How many times have you been scrolling through social media only to think to yourself “damn that girl is so much prettier than I am” or “bloody hell that guy has way bigger muscles than me?!” I know I’m guilty of it (especially the guys havingContinue reading “How To Stop Comparing Your Financial Position To Others”

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”