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Miss Moneycanny
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This week I opened the mailbox to see my pre-ordered copy of The Barefoot Investor for Families waiting patiently for me. I tore open the padded bag to find this:   I couldn’t put it down once I started and I ended up reading the whole thing that day. I’ve had a couple of days … Continue reading The Barefoot Investor for Families: Book Review The post The Barefoot Investor for ...
Posted: Sep 24 2018 @ 6:59 AM
The resources sector, which includes the mining, oil and gas industries, involves having the main operations set up in remote areas of the country. Fly-in fly-out (FIFO), drive-in drive-out (DIDO), Bus-in bus-out (BIBO) and Ship-in Ship-out (SISO) are methods used to commute to and from isolated these workplaces. Whilst there are many advantages and disadvantages to … Continue reading The best way for FIFO workers to increase their tax return The post ...
Posted: Jul 02 2018 @ 10:37 PM
When I was growing up we had little rituals and family traditions. They were things that brought us together, things that we counted on happening, things that were probably not unique but they were a part of our family’s lives. So when I had children of my own I knew that I wanted to continue … Continue reading Family traditions and rituals that don’t cost a fortune The post Family traditions ...
Posted: Jun 02 2018 @ 3:05 AM
What is FIFO? FIFO (Fly in fly out) DIDO (drive in drive out) and BIBO (boat in boat out) are types long-distance commuting. One person goes away from his/her home for an extended period to live and work on a  site which is usually in a remote area. This type of work has been around … Continue reading A quick Intro to FIFO life The post A quick Intro to FIFO ...
Posted: May 25 2018 @ 2:10 AM
There are so many different terms in the finance world that it can get confusing. This glossary cuts through the jargon and explains all the important finance terms in an easy to understand way. A account balance: On a credit card, this is the total amount you owe after factoring in transactions and payments you’ve made … Continue reading Personal Finance Glossary The post Personal Finance Glossary appeared first on Miss Moneycanny. ...
Posted: Apr 01 2018 @ 8:34 PM
Minimalism Defined Contrary to popular belief minimalism is not about owning next to nothing. It is about being more aware of what you own and whether owning that particular item is in line with your goals, purpose, and values. You can keep treasured family heirlooms as long as they have a purpose or add value … Continue reading How Minimalism and Money Fit Together The post How Minimalism and Money Fit ...
Posted: Mar 28 2018 @ 8:36 PM
There are so many widely held beliefs surrounding money and how we should use it or not use it. This article aims to look at those beliefs and bust some of the most common myths with the truth. Money Myth: This debt is good. Some people say that there is such a thing as “good” … Continue reading 8 Common Money Myths Busted The post 8 Common Money Myths Busted appeared ...
Posted: Mar 25 2018 @ 9:58 PM
Every little bit helps when it comes to saving money. Below are 4 challenges that you can do to increase your nest egg or f*** you fund. 1. The 52 week saving challenge This one requires some discipline but its really simple. Every week for an entire year you transfer an increasing amount into your savings account. … Continue reading 4 Simple Challenges to boost your savings by over $2000 per year The ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 9:35 PM
The Background In late 2007, due to domestic violence, I became a single mother to an almost two year old boy and a 4 month old girl. It was an incredibly tough time in my life as it was quite a messy divorce. However, not being one to sit around and do nothing, I decided … Continue reading How I saved $20,000 as a single mother of two. The post How ...
Posted: Mar 18 2018 @ 9:15 PM
*This post contains affiliate links as per my disclosure. I am an avid reader and love the inspiration and knowledge that I get from personal finance books so I thought I would share the top 5 personal finance books that really changed my thinking about how I dealt with my money. The Teenager’s Guide To … Continue reading The 5 Books That Changed My Thinking The post The 5 Books That ...
Posted: Mar 14 2018 @ 9:32 PM


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