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Holiday activities that don’t cost a bomb!

2020-01-07T17:11:36-08:00December 19th, 2019|Money management, Tips|

Arrggghhhh! Everything costs so much money! Christmas holidays can be a killer to your budget, so here are some ideas that won't break the bank. Picnic Bushwalk Amazing Race style of treasure hunt Day at the beach or baths Walk around the city centre checking out Christmas decorations Bike ride Botanical gardens visit Walk around your local park Board game marathon Family/Friends sports day [...]

Christmas – what’s your budget?

2020-01-07T17:10:26-08:00December 10th, 2019|Tips|

Just like every other time of year, you need to have a budget for Christmas shopping. Probably even more so than every other time of year! It's the number one time for spending blowouts - so go in prepared. Who are you buying for? What's your budget for each gift? If you're watching what you spend, could you suggest a Secret Santa to your [...]

Thinking of making some extra cash through AirBnB?

2020-01-07T16:48:22-08:00December 5th, 2019|Money management|

Summer holidays seem to cost a lot. If you've got kids or a big social network, they cost even more. First, you've got Christmas, then New Year, hopefully, holidays somewhere in there too. So it's often a time when we're thinking about how we can be making some money rather than spending it. Renting out your home or spare room through AirBnB or similar [...]

Decorating your home for Christmas

2019-12-02T14:21:31-08:00December 1st, 2019|Tips|

From my experience, you're usually firmly in one of four places when it comes to Christmas decorating: Like you've just stepped out of an American movie where more is more - and even more is even better. You start buying your decorations on Boxing Day and start getting the lights untangled in early November. Your house puts a strain on the power grid but [...]