Three Money Lessons That COVID-19 Has Taught Me

We can all agree that the last year has been crazy. The pandemic has affected every area of our lives, including our finances. I have learned so much about myself and my money habits and decided to reflect on this. Here are three money lessons that COVID-19 has taught me! 1. The importance of cashContinue reading “Three Money Lessons That COVID-19 Has Taught Me”

How Much Should I Invest?

If you’re a new investor, one of the first questions you will ask yourself is “how much should I invest?” It’s $5,000! Just kidding, there is no one right answer. However, I can help you figure this out how much you should invest. The amount invested depends on: Financial goals The reason I’m not givingContinue reading “How Much Should I Invest?”

6 Skincare Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent

Did you know that you can buy a skin moisturiser that costs $1,355 for 100ml? For that price, I’d expect a new face… Skincare can be really expensive and I’ll admit – I do fork out a bit of money on it too. I’ve always had difficult skin and had to visit dermatologists to getContinue reading “6 Skincare Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent”

Why I’ll Never Buy a New Car – Even If I’m a Millionaire

I would never buy a brand-new car, even when I become a millionaire. Why? Most new cars purchases are horrible financial decisions – especially when you’re young with a lower income. You may be thinking “I can easily afford the repayments” or maybe even “I can afford to buy it in cash, what’s the bigContinue reading “Why I’ll Never Buy a New Car – Even If I’m a Millionaire”

How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?

You want to be a millionaire? You’ve come to the right article. I have good news and bad news. The good news is that investing will help you become a millionaire. The bad news is that it is not a get-rich-quick scheme. To become a millionaire through investing, you need to allow for a lotContinue reading “How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire?”

5 Things To Know Before Investing

Don’t we all wish we could back in time? Here are 5 things I wish I could tell myself before I started investing! 1. Investing is easy – saving money is hard. You don’t need to be good at maths, a charting expert or some kind of finance genius. It’s pretty simple – don’t beContinue reading “5 Things To Know Before Investing”

My Top Tips For Thrifting Clothes

Tips on picking second-hand clothes When I buy second hand clothes, I always look at the fit, condition and material. With so many different brands and designers it is difficult to use that as a measure of a “good” item when thrift shopping. Fit I can understand why you wouldn’t want to try on itemsContinue reading “My Top Tips For Thrifting Clothes”

My Best Thrift/Op Purchases – Clothing Edition

Instead of a $200 coat, I’d rather buy one for $20 and invest $180 in the stock market. I love fashion. However, it is important for me to save and invest money. The answer to this has been second-hand shopping. Second-hand shopping lets me purchase stylish and high-quality clothes regularly without breaking the bank. IContinue reading “My Best Thrift/Op Purchases – Clothing Edition”

The 3 Stages To Financial Freedom

It can be confusing to figure out where you are in your money journey. What steps should you take to start building your wealth, what should you do next? Here are three easy to steps to follow through, for fool-proof financial success. 1. Make Money This is the most straightforward step. It applies to thoseContinue reading “The 3 Stages To Financial Freedom”

5 Steps To Start Saving

We are currently amidst some seriously chaotic times and many of us have lost our jobs (including myself!). This loss of primary income means that is important to save a little bit extra While it can be hard, here are 5 steps to help you start saving! 1. Establish a budget (of some kind) WhatContinue reading “5 Steps To Start Saving”