The 5 Money Mistakes I Regret The Most

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I was 18 when I got my first real job that paid me real money. And I had no idea what to do with it other than spend it. So, it disappeared…pretty quickly. If I could turn back time, here’s a few things I would change about how I managed money when I was at university: 1. Have a separate …

The Reason You’re Scared of Shares: Trading vs Investing

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My family isn’t really into shares. When it comes to shares, their automatic response is: “Investing in shares is like gambling. Don’t do it. It’s a waste of time.” They’ve been burned before, so I can understand why they might be scared. When I ventured outside the family for perspective, I quickly discovered: it wasn’t just my family. A lot …

How To (Actually) Save Money on a Wedding in Australia

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Depending on what culture you come from, weddings are either expensive or I-could-buy-a-house-in-Sydney-with-that-money expensive (trust me, I come from the latter). Since it’s such a big expense, trying to save money on your wedding is likely to save you more than trying to skip coffee once a week! Most advice on how to save money on your wedding is stuff …

Best Money Tracking & Budgeting Apps in Australia

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I’m going to come clean: I am not a big fan of traditional ‘budgeting’ (*GASP*). You know, the thing where you have to write down everything you spend and then compare it to a pre-determined spending limit for each category of expenses (‘Did I spend more than $100 on clothes this month? Oh no, I spent $150!’ *insert guilt*). I’ve …