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September 2, 2019

Your home is probably one of your favourite place in the world. It should be the place where you feel safe, secure and comfortable no matter what you're doing. It's the place to create memories, spend time with your family and escape from the stress and worry of your everyday life. One of the worst things is when those worries invade your home. Nowhere is this worse than when you realize that your beloved home is actually costing you large amounts of money. Fortunately, that doesn't mean that you need to pack up and move, there are plenty of simple and easy ways to make your home more cost-efficient and save money.

August 15, 2019

Got a broken appliance and not sure whether to repair it or replace it? Both repairing and replacing can have their pros and cons. Here is a brief guide on whether you should repair or replace that broken appliance.

August 1, 2019

Now that you’re engaged, it’s likely you have thousands of wedding planning questions. Whether it's selecting a color scheme, your floral arrangement or building your guest list, wedding planning is time consuming. This is why it’s traditionally recommended to start your wedding planning about 12 months in advance.

August 1, 2019

When it comes to your finances we can often want to avoid any sort of financial talk. It can make you quite anxious, especially if money isn’t something that just comes to you or you are fortunate to have a lot of disposable income. However, because people tend to ignore their finances unless they have to, you may find that you are paying out more than you should be. Taking control can actually help you save a whole heap of cash, I wanted to share with you some of the things you could consider.

June 10, 2019

Truth be told, saving for retirement is about as much fun as flossing your teeth; you only do it to make life better in your golden years. Of course, it would be more appealing if there were a way to sweeten the payoff. While the Roth 401(k) option is no longer new (it has been around since 2006), it can add some serious sweetness your retirement savings if used correctly.

May 27, 2019

Many of us have thought of major plans that we'd like to tackle this year - from finally making wellbeing a priority, tackling your debts and saving for a house deposit, to getting that gym membership, or booking that dream vacation. Having plans and goals to go for is a great idea, but in order to make these plans into reality we need one thing - MONEY! These days, a lot of people have discovered that having a side hustle is the surest route to making these plans come to life. But, not everyone wants to turn their car into an Uber, start peddling the streets for the local delivery service, and not everyone has an attic full of undiscovered treasures that will make a fortune on eBay. So, what about the lesser known side gigs that might be more suitable for you and your lifestyle?

May 20, 2019

Many people imagine that their careers will develop and that they will get a promotion which will put more money in their pocket. Then they believe that they will be able to afford a better car or house and everything will be perfect. While a promotion and a pay rise is nothing to turn your nose up at, it’s never going to make you truly wealthy. Why? Because the wealthy don’t have to work: if they have a job, it’s optional. What’s more, salaries often don’t go much past $200,000, unless you become a capital owner.

April 2, 2019

When we're looking to make money, the idea is that we try and get as much as we can, as fast as we can. And while a side hustle can provide a certain amount, are we actually neglecting the real attitude towards making money: that it's about mindset, as opposed to making as much money as possible.

March 26, 2019

There is certainly a lot to consider when picking an international medical insurance policy! From the level of cover to the insurer, you need to assess all aspects to ensure you select the right global health insurance plan for you! One vital area you need to think about is whether to go for a high excess plan or not.

March 20, 2019

Marriage marks the start of a new life. A new beginning. A new togetherness. And, a new sense of responsibility, which we call family! But, if your finances are not in line, then you are not ready to tie the wed-knot yet! It is crucial that you sort out your finance and money issues, before you get married. Money may not buy you happiness, but it helps to secure your happiness. And buddy, this is a true fact.

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