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Financial survivorship for COVID-19: 19 ways to reduce your expenses

2020-04-05T21:51:14-07:00March 29th, 2020|Money management|

Right now it's a perfect time to be watching what you're spending and reducing costs where you can So here are my top tips to start cutting costs. If you have credit card debt, ring your credit card provider and make sure you're on the cheapest option possible. Right now, having a low interest rate may be more important than accruing frequent flyer points. [...]

Financial hardship – make sure you know what your options are

2020-03-26T22:08:08-07:00March 26th, 2020|Money management|

These are really concerning times and there is a whole lot of panic and fear around. The important thing here is to not let that fear consume us. There are ways through and around this, and we're all in it together. I want to share a word of warning around claiming financial hardship with your bank or lender. Please, only use it when it's [...]

Now is the right time to keep calm

2020-03-23T21:35:51-07:00March 16th, 2020|lifestyle|

There's a whole lot of panic talk at the moment and I don't like it. People are talking about recessions, stock market crashes, toilet paper hoarding - all kinds of stuff that makes our minds go into overload. So in the midst of all this craziness, I'm asking you to remain calm. Things are changing, there's no doubt about it. We need to be [...]

Brisbane unit market – is it still oversupplied?

2020-03-02T16:37:40-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Property investor|

Brisbane's unit market has been a hot topic for the last five years or so. It's been oversupplied, unit values have dropped, demand has fallen as supply has increased dramatically. The market has under-performed and disappointed many unit owners and investors. It's important to note that we're only talking about units here. The housing market, on the whole, has been performing well and houses [...]

Do you have money meetings?

2020-03-01T21:30:52-08:00March 1st, 2020|Tips|

You know how at work you seem to have meetings over everything, well you need to have money meetings at home if you're serious about saving for a house... At work, some meetings are effective, some aren't so effective. It's your job to make sure your money meeting is effective. If you're saving with your partner, make sure you're both in attendance and fully [...]