Jane has lost her partner and received a $100,000 death benefit at just 29. Coming from a family that traditionally hasn’t been good with money, she is scared to ruin it.
Has the voice in your head ever asked, “Where the hell is your money going?” A Real Girl’s Guide to Money by Effie Zahos has the answer.
When you succumb to the lure of a luxury handbag or the convenience of a takeaway meal, it’s not your rational brain in charge. It’s your inner ape.
Are you up for a financial fast in the form of Frugal February? The premise is simple: cut out as much discretionary spending as possible during the month – and every dollar counts.
Need some motivation when it comes to money? We’ve gathered 50 money quotes from poets, politicians and personal finance gurus as inspiration.
Follow these Christmas budgeting tips to avoid financial strife and simply enjoy family, friends and fond memories, writes Effie Zahos.
Get creative and use what you have around the house before rushing out and stocking up on expensive wrapping paper. Opt for brown paper and string, handmade gift tags and cards, or hand-painted paper and cards from your kids.
Picture this: your bank balance is up $5200 by the end of 12 months, and all from changing a few basic habits in your second biggest area of spending – groceries.