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Pia

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Name:
Big Kid, Little Adult
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Finance, recycling, frugality, investing
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Age:
Unspecified
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Female
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Latest Blog Posts

I watched Minimalism: A documentary about the important things some months ago after reading many recommendations to watch it. You can watch it on Netflix, if you have a subscription. I believe it’s on the Apple and Google store as well, but don’t quote me on that. The premise of the film is fairly simple. Two guys, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are crossing the country (USA) on a book ...
Posted: Sep 13 2017 @ 12:20 AM
In my last Financial Report, I mentioned a no-buy week. It’s a fairly new thing to our household so I thought I’d document it on the blog. Basically, I’m way too ‘good’ at shopping at the grocery store. I love to stockpile because I hate being caught out without. I’m not quite to the extent of the stockpiling mums that appear on A Current Affair, but I do have drawers ...
Posted: Sep 07 2017 @ 6:30 PM
Time for another look at how Acorns is doing. The Acorns Experiment I am running a 12 month experiment with Acorns where I will be investing $100 a month as a regular investment and also allowing it to do ’round-ups’ to invest the spare change from my spendings. Acorns has a standard monthly fee of $1.25  for account values under $5000 and my personal view is that it is an exorbitant fee ...
Posted: Sep 06 2017 @ 6:30 PM
Time for another financial report! August was a really lean month, blogging wise. Funnily enough that echoed on the financial side too. It felt like we were just shovelling money out the door! But we did have some wins which I think are worth celebrating so here goes: Before the numbers My car battery gave up the ghost. I was just thinking that it was time to get a new car battery ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 2:18 AM
After my last post, I took some time to myself. In reality, it was only about a week but for that week, I felt no inclination to post anything on my blog. Not because of the blog, but more because words are a way of expressing myself and I didn’t know how to express what was going on within me. Accidents happen every day of the week. I cannot explain why ...
Posted: Aug 27 2017 @ 6:30 PM
Part of growing up and becoming an adult, I think, is realising that you are not eternal. Realising that life is but a fleeting moment and it is so fragile that it can get snuffed out by the littlest of things. Sometimes, it takes just one second. Over the weekend, I was returning home when I was rear-ended. It wasn’t the guy behind me who was at fault tho, it was the ...
Posted: Aug 20 2017 @ 10:27 PM
The vehicle to financial independence seems to be investing. So it makes sense that we should have an investment plan. A road map for the future, if you will. After months and months of reading, I finally felt ready to sit down and plan one. You might even think it’s a little backwards, but if I had sat down to do an investment plan before the time spent educating myself, ...
Posted: Aug 13 2017 @ 6:30 PM
Whoops, I nearly forgot that today was Friday. I had been wanting to share more recipes but then life tends to get hectic and I forget! This recipe originally came from Adam Liaw, I didn’t alter it much other than the quantities as I felt that the original quantities were just too much for 2 people. The important thing to note about rosti is actually the cooking process. Adam did give a ...
Posted: Aug 10 2017 @ 10:56 PM
Time for another look at how Acorns is doing. The Acorns Experiment I am running a 12 month experiment with Acorns where I will be investing $100 a month as a regular investment and also allowing it to do ’round-ups’ to invest the spare change from my spendings. Acorns has a standard monthly fee of $1.25  for account values under $5000 and my personal view is that it is an exorbitant fee ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 11:11 PM
I was bullied as a child. I didn’t know it then, but I definitely know it now. 20-ish or so years ago when I was going through school, unless it was physical punches and huge fights, it wasn’t recognised as bullying. My parents told me to ignore my tormentors; grow a thicker skin, they said. I grew up with no friends. My parents didn’t believe in playdates, and certainly not in socializing for ...
Posted: Aug 04 2017 @ 9:26 AM

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