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The Economiss
Budgeting, minimalism, environomentalism
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This Women in Wealth feature will highlight some three key insights from Rachel Smith, a single Brisbane based lady, who bought her home and paid off her mortgage in seven years. The post Women in Wealth: Rachel Smith appeared first on The Economiss. ...
Posted: Nov 19 2018 @ 7:21 AM
You want to give more but you don’t think it’s possible, let me prove to you that you can. This year I’ve already given over $1090 to charity this year and some small hacks in your grocery budget can mean you too can eat organic, free range meat, eggs and milk, shop for $40 a week and give more to charity. Today I will share with you the story behind ...
Posted: Oct 23 2018 @ 7:34 AM
There are now 6 pay fortnights until the end of 2018, I was saving $818 a fortnight, I've taken another look and tightened my budget further to increase this to $1000 a fortnight after I was hit by a large tax bill in September with more to come in November. I will not be making deposit by Christmas but I will work as hard to get as close as possible. ...
Posted: Oct 08 2018 @ 3:28 AM
Minimalism defines a lifestyle different to what advertising campaigns sell us. We get up, exercise, commute, work, commute, eat, sleep and repeat the process five times a week. Weekends are spent recovering: cleaning our homes, washing clothes, grocery shopping, meal prepping, seeing friends and family and getting ready to start over again. But what if it didn't have to be that way? The Minimalists preach a different life than the ...
Posted: Sep 10 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Kate Joyner came from humble beginnings. She has worked her way up through her career in the education sector and public service completing her undergraduate, Master of Business Administration and PhD qualifications alongside working and caring for her family and also saving to purchase her first unit. This article details Kate's insights, sacrifices and journey towards buying a unit in Brisbane on her own and provides some key insights for ...
Posted: Aug 28 2018 @ 6:44 AM
When people talk about going to Europe they budget in at least $10,000 for their trip. In 2017 I had the honour of being asked to be bridesmaid for my friend in Edinburgh, Scotland. I live in Brisbane, Australia, almost The post How to travel to Europe for under $5.3K appeared first on The Economiss. ...
Posted: Aug 12 2018 @ 9:17 PM
Societal norms and expectations mean women have a complex map to navigate when it comes to finances as well as other areas of their lives. For women choosing any career path where they are an employee it's important to remember, your income is your greatest asset. Today I draw on three key insights I learnt from Sandberg's book, Lean In, to apply to my financial journey: to push past the ...
Posted: Aug 01 2018 @ 8:48 AM
I used to believe I couldn't buy a house without a husband but now I firmly believe that being single has so many benefits for your finances. The sooner I started backing myself the more intentional I have become with my finances and the closer I am getting to my goal of the illusive $60,000 deposit by Christmas 2018. This week's post aims to inspire other single Aussie millennials with ...
Posted: Jul 16 2018 @ 10:00 AM
How are you going on your 2018 financial journey? This past three months have been really, really hard for me. On the 17 April I had an accident on my bicycle and fractured my coccyx and two parts of my sacrum. As someone that is normally really active, 2500km logged on Strava cycling before this accident, this has been mentally and physically hard. I have felt like I have lost ...
Posted: Jul 08 2018 @ 6:00 PM
Something I found difficult before I started on my house saving journey was a series of evidence of different women and millennials achieving financially. In this new series of case studies I will share the knowledge of others. For my first case study I am proud to introduce you to Tasha, a 28 year old, Brisbane based, single, millennial that I connected with through Instagram. In June 2018 she successfully ...
Posted: Jul 02 2018 @ 6:17 PM


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