What to do if you can’t afford to get a dog

What can you do if you can’t afford to get a dog? If, like us, you cry internally all day every day, or mentally claim the office doggo as your own, please bow down to Todd. Because Todd found the most inspiring option of all. Living in a Melbourne sharehouse, Todd works as a manager…

How to invest like a millionaire

Ever wonder what millionaire entrepreneurs, families and just generally rich people do with their spare cash? Well, some of it goes towards investing in the next big ideas. Investing in new startup businesses is a risky endeavour, but, it can pay off big time. Think those who got in before Airbnb or Facebook became huge….

What is the difference? Financial Counsellor vs Financial Adviser

Spending money is easy. Everything else… Well it can get complicated quickly. But how do you know who and when to trust your money in someone else’s hands? Or when to actually fork out some money to pay for that advice? Where to go depends on the help that you need. The short version is…

Don’t get money? You’re not alone

Are the stereotypes true? Do women really understand less about money than men? And do young people need to lift their money game? That’s certainly what the results of a new survey seem to be saying. The Housing, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) report, released this week, asked five questions on financial literacy,…

When kids think tap and go is a game…

When a 2-year-old can pay for their own babycino using a tap and go credit card, we have to ask: is money just dangerously easy to spend? From a toddler’s perspective, maybe. Cold hard cash is still a novelty for them (admittedly it’s become a novelty for many of us too). At another recent encounter…