6 tips to survive the January blues

Santa has been and gone, the presents have all been opened and the in-laws have (finally) gone home. Christmas is over and now we’re faced with what is statistically the most depressing of all twelve months, January. Many of us can get carried away with the magic of Christmas so January often means assessing the damage caused to our bank accounts … [Read more...]

6 Christmas gifts to help your financial future

Deciding what to buy loved ones for Christmas can be difficult, and more often than not we waste our time and money exchanging material gifts that we simply do not need. There are some gifts, however, that can help change a person’s life for the better and secure their financial future-what more could they ask for at Christmas? Here are 6 … [Read more...]

This is why having a budget is a good idea

The word ‘budget’ has negative connotations amongst most Australians. The ‘B’ word makes us think of limits and restrictions, no luxuries and definitely no fun. A budget is a burden and as miserable as we feel about sticking to it, we feel guilty if we don’t, but it doesn’t always have to be like this. Having a flexible, feasible budget can save … [Read more...]

6 Easy Ways To Save Money

Daily life can be pretty tough on the purse strings, especially in this day and age, but saving money does not always mean having to go without. There are, believe it or not, some ways of saving a few extra dollars a month by making changes that are so small you won’t even notice. Here’s 6 of them: 1. Review your outgoings Make time to sit … [Read more...]