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”

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”

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 Money Mistakes To Avoid In Your Twenties

1. Not Having a Savings Goal I’m not sure I could be preaching the importance of having a savings goal any bloody harder. If you don’t have a goal, it is going to be downright impossible for you to have any motivation to save. Your goal can be as crazy as buying your own privateContinue reading “5 Money Mistakes To Avoid In Your Twenties”

How Investing In A New Bank Account Can Make You More Money

Warren Buffet (one of the wealthiest old white men in the world) once said: “If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.” There are tons of different ways for you to be making money while you sleep. For now, though, let’s start by talking aboutContinue reading “How Investing In A New Bank Account Can Make You More Money”

3 Ways You Need to Separate Your Money to Save

Hopefully by now you have decided what you are saving your money for, and so it’s time for you to actually get your ass into gear and start working to save that money. Right now, you’re probably wondering how the hell it is ever going to be possible to hit your savings goal when you’veContinue reading “3 Ways You Need to Separate Your Money to Save”

| Fran | Saved $10k in 12 Months

Over my first few blog posts, I have talked a lot about who I am and how my money saving plan is going to help you get in control of your financial situation. What you haven’t heard though is someone else actually backing up my bold claims. So, I lured my best mate, Fran, inContinue reading “| Fran | Saved $10k in 12 Months”

Why You Should Do A Dollar Free Day Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@thestingybitchblog), you might have seen on my story last week that I asked a bunch of my mates to join me for a hilariously good time by forcing them to participate in what I like to call a #dollarfreeday challenge. Ok, calling it a ‘good’ time is definitely aContinue reading “Why You Should Do A Dollar Free Day Challenge”

Your Money; Your Rules

When I first started telling people that I wanted to start writing a blog about saving money I was met with a lot of judgement. People were really quick to bombard me with questions about my intentions which kind of took me aback. It honestly took me aback so much that, for a good fewContinue reading “Your Money; Your Rules”