How To Save Money in 2022 (5 Handy Tips!)

How do you save money in 2022? Read on for my 5 key tips. Happy New Year to my readers! I hope you had a great holiday and feel recharged and motivated – I certainly do. Let’s get ready to make 2022 a great year for our finances. With than in mind, here’s how toContinue reading “How To Save Money in 2022 (5 Handy Tips!)”

8 Finance Tips Everyone In Their 20s Should Know in 2022

Your 20s financial habits can be incredibly powerful. Not only can you build life-long positive financial habits, but also take advantage of compounding through investing. Here are 8 tips that everyone in their 20s should know! 1. Develop a valuable skill (that makes you money!) This is one of the most important things to setContinue reading “8 Finance Tips Everyone In Their 20s Should Know in 2022”

What Is The Minimum Amount To Start Investing?

The minimum amount to start investing Interested in investing but not sure what the minimum amount is? Technically, the minimum amount to start investing is $500. That is the lowest amount that you can choose for a first trade on the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange). However, there are a few things to consider before youContinue reading “What Is The Minimum Amount To Start Investing?”

Why Working From Home Is Making Me Reconsider Early Retirement

Since I’ve started working from home, I have also started to reconsider retiring early. I am fiercely passionate about the FIRE movement and have been actively working towards this for years. FIRE stands for financial independence, retire early and is all about setting yourself up financially so you have the choice to retire earlier thanContinue reading “Why Working From Home Is Making Me Reconsider Early Retirement”

Can Investing Make You Rich?

Short answer, yes – it can! “Can investing make you rich?” This was one of the first questions I had when I started my financial journey. When I first started getting into investing, it was so confusing. There seemed to be people becoming millionaires from the stock market and making a full-time income out ofContinue reading “Can Investing Make You Rich?”

5 Frugal Habits That Transformed My Life

Building wealth requires a focus on frugal living, frugal habits and prioritising what is really important to you. This is not the same as being cheap or stingy! Being frugal means spending money on what you place value on.  We all know to bring lunch from home, make coffee at work and have pre-drinks beforeContinue reading “5 Frugal Habits That Transformed My Life”

I Tried Fixing My Time-Poor Situation – Here’s What I Found Out

Anyone else always feel like they never have enough time? From consistently having to turn family and friends down for hangouts to not touching projects for months, I knew I had a time problem. While I’m all about saving money and building wealth, I never really focused on my time. Lately, I’ve been feeling likeContinue reading “I Tried Fixing My Time-Poor Situation – Here’s What I Found Out”

3 Online Shopping Hacks To Save You Money

Australian eCommerce grew more than 80% in the 8 weeks after the COVID-19 pandemic was declared by the WHO*. Whoa. We’re online shopping more than ever before so here are my 3 secrets to help you save some cash. We all know to search for coupon codes and sort from lowest to highest cost soContinue reading “3 Online Shopping Hacks To Save You Money”

Why Saving Money Won’t Make You Rich

When I was a kid, I thought that in order to become wealthy, you had to save a lot of money. If you kept saving and saving, soon you would have a lot of money, right? It seems to be the safest and most reliable method to generate wealth, does it not? Unfortunately, this isn’tContinue reading “Why Saving Money Won’t Make You Rich”

Why I Don’t Reinvest My Dividends

We all love receiving dividends and the common advice in regards to dividends is to reinvest them. Why? Reinvesting these dividends allows an investor to super-charge future returns, using the power of compound interest. It’s a pretty great strategy. It is cheap, easy, flexible and increase stock market returns substantially. That being said, I actuallyContinue reading “Why I Don’t Reinvest My Dividends”