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Managing your mortgage

2020-10-29T01:05:04-07:00October 29th, 2020|Home loan|

There are big milestones in life like finishing school/uni, getting a job, getting married, buying our first home. We often focus on the actual event, not what happens afterwards. So what happens once you’ve signed the sale contract and the mortgage documents? Firstly, there’s the excitement of moving into your new home. What improvements are you going to make? How will you furnish it? [...]

Financial self care

2020-10-28T17:11:33-07:00October 21st, 2020|lifestyle|

I was reading a blog the other day from a US based financial planner and the writer was talking about Financial Self-Care and I just love this concept. Self care is something that is so important to both our physical and mental health that I just love the idea of moving it into the financial realm as well. The writer @Ellevest defined financial self [...]

Improving your money management

2020-10-29T01:13:10-07:00October 18th, 2020|Money management|

If you’ve taken on the challenge to improve your money management, you will notice that it takes a while to change old habits. It might feel like sometimes you’re taking two steps forward and one backwards. As long as you keep your focus on your goal rather than your slip-ups, you will get there. Hopefully, you should be starting the shift from “mindless” money [...]

Are you growing or saving for retirement?

2020-10-28T22:10:39-07:00October 14th, 2020|Property investor|

Retirement… is this something you’re planning for now or something that will just happen when you get there? It seems that you’re in one of two camps - the active wealth creators or the passive savers. The active wealth creators have strategies in place to “grow” their money. They’re investing in shares or property - or both. They have a number that they’re aiming [...]

How’s your money management going?

2020-10-07T18:09:45-07:00October 6th, 2020|Money management|

Technology has brought us so many great things but has it done us any favours when it comes to money management? My answer is yes and no. Yes because it makes it so easy to pay bills, transfer funds, set up direct debits, automate payments etc. No because of the exact same reasons. It's too easy to spend. All you need to do it [...]