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Get Money Wise
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Budgeting, Debt, Early retirement, Investing, Making Money, Real Estate
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Como, New South Wales, Australia
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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Welcome to my third quarterly update which details my net worth and cash flow as at the end of September 2017 as well as the goals I have set for myself for the next quarter. If mine is the first personal finance blog you have come across firstly I am super humbled by that and secondly you might be thinking this is kind of strange putting the info out there for ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 5:18 PM
I know broad statements about gender are risky. As the way someone approaches their finances is an individual as can be. But there is no denying that there are some trends and studies that show a difference in the way men and women view investing. You only need to take a look at some of the bloggers in the personal finance space to see some of these trends emerging. There is ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 7:05 AM
When it comes to managing your income and outgoing expenses, without a budget you can quickly lose track of where your money is being spent. No-one enjoys living from one payday to the other, so the best way to get control of your finances is to start with a budget. Even the mention of the word can make some people cringe. But it is important to know that there are lots of ...
Posted: Sep 20 2017 @ 7:52 AM
A few weeks ago I watched a short clip from Kerwin Rae, a business strategist and motivational speaker. He often does short snippets of video on his Facebook page and this particular one really resonated with me. The clip was all about three common triggers that propel people along quickly in their pursuit of wealth. The three triggers to create massive momentum when building wealth were: A new relationship Birth of a child Experiencing mortality This ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 9:15 PM
When it comes to kids bank accounts here in Australia, they are often anything but straightforward. Headline rates might look appealing. But when you do a little digging, there are special conditions and bonus rates that can require you to jump through hoops. Having worked in marketing for both the big banks and credit unions, there is a common saying from “womb to tomb”. Basically, that is the utopia of a ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 7:19 PM
Are you a women who knows her worth? As women, you do your best by your family to make every cent of your finances work for you. When budgeting, we can spend a lot of time working out ways we can make a dollar stretch further. But what if we could change to the other side of the equation and work out a way to earn more? The Great Divide It is no secret ...
Posted: Aug 14 2017 @ 5:09 PM
Just over a week ago I was sitting in a room at Rydges Southbank in Brisbane with a brilliant bunch of bloggers at the ProBlogger conference. I am a big believer in investing in yourself, so saw this as a great way for me to hear from people who have created a name for themselves in the blogging world. I wanted to learn all I could about serving my community and ...
Posted: Aug 07 2017 @ 5:18 PM
When I first decided to start my blog and was going through the process to select a name for my blog, a fellow finance blogger by the name of Kylie Travers was the very first person who opened me up to the wonderful community.  She was the first to put up her hand and welcome me into the wonderful world of personal finance bloggers. When I looked into her background a ...
Posted: Jul 31 2017 @ 5:17 PM
When it comes to managing your finances , it is important to know that there is no right way to manage your money. I read lots of other blogs that talk about how they have tackled debt or gone about their investing journey. And whilst there are some consistent themes among the stories, it becomes pretty clear that there is not just one way to manage your money. The ways friends, family, work ...
Posted: Jul 24 2017 @ 5:30 PM
Note from Cath: Today we have a fantastic guest post from Leila, the creator of the awesome website Child Friendly Dining – it is the place to find all the best cafes, restaurants, play centres and Bar & Bistros that cater for kids. I know some of you might be thinking it doesn’t make sense to spend your money on eating out. It is cheaper to cook at home. This is ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 5:00 PM


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