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Brisbane, Queensland, Austraila
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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While I think I did really well in learning about insurances, particularly life insurances, for a first timer, there are some things I wish I had done differently.    Things I Wish I’d Done Differently When Researching Life Insurances     Life Insurance I applied for this early on in my insurance and general adulting […] The post Things I Wish I’d Done Differently When Researching Life Insurances appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 3:00 PM
I think the other thing (apart from this) that I struggled with so much when looking into life insurances was the secrecy level. What other products allow you to not tell the consumer if it’s worth applying to purchase'   Why Is Insurance So Secretive'     The Goal Posts Are Secret This one REALLY irritated […] The post Why Is Insurance So Secretive' appeared first on Normal Ness. ...
Posted: Feb 25 2018 @ 3:00 PM
In 2017 I took a months-long project to make sure I was covered by all kinds of insurance. It was something I had never looked into in my life. Yep, I had never even had contents insurance before. However, the part I struggled with the most was the personal insurances. Life, income protection, trauma insurance… […] The post Insurance Is Anti Health appeared first on Normal Ness. ...
Posted: Feb 11 2018 @ 3:00 PM
While I do get to a bit of an “over it” stage with finances, insurance and superannuation in my crankier moments, I still am glad I’m working on these things and putting thought into them. It only ends up better for me, and seeing as personal finance is all about me, I’m happy with me! […] The post My Financial Goals In 2018 appeared first on Normal Ness. ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 3:00 PM
Nearly everything costs money. Even something as simple as going to the beach sometimes costs people money for parking these days.   I found I would didn’t think twice about spending over $30 a fortnight on a gym membership but I hesitated when I had a quote for income protection insurance that would be actually […] The post The Cost Of A Service vs What You View As A Valued Service ...
Posted: Feb 04 2018 @ 3:00 PM
There seems to be two main schools of thought about how to pay off your debts; to pay off the smallest one first or to pay off the one with the highest interest rate first. In this blog post, I’m going to tell you what my 2018 debt reduction plans are and why I chose […] The post Which Way Should I Pay Off My Debts' appeared first on Normal Ness. ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 3:00 PM
It’s common (and I assume unqualified and ill thought out) internet advice that if you want some extra cash, you could sign up to survey sites. You can even download their toolbars and apps and fill in all your details on the go. They make it sound smooth, easy, fun and worthwhile.   To that, […] The post Survey Sites Suck And Here’s What You Could Do Instead appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 3:00 PM
Firstly, I don’t think knowledge is actually ever wasted. It doesn’t matter if it’s a decade until something “clicks” or until you use it, it’s not a waste. As you know, I undertook epic finance-stuff in 2017. (And you can read more about money in general in this section of my blog.)    Why I Don’t […] The post Why I Don’t Want To Read The Barefoot Investor Book appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 23 2018 @ 3:00 PM
One of the great things about having a regular income is that it has allowed me to start a decent budget for the first time in years. Before 2016 I was on contracts, a casual, constantly reapplying for my own job – all things which throw a spanner in the works of budgeting regularly.    […] The post How I Budget In 2018 appeared first on Normal Ness. ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 3:00 PM
I knew that Denyse had been taking a portable art kit out and about with her, and I liked the idea. Instead of waiting for her to blog hers (which she has shared here), I got impatient (as I do) when I knew I had a day full of waiting around in hospitals, I ducked […] The post $9 Portable Art Kit appeared first on Normal Ness. ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 3:00 PM


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