money Archive

What is the best way to invest $10,000

How would you invest $10,000 if you had that much money lying around? What a great problem to be stuck with, right? However, if you have never really been into investing before, or you have never had more than a few hundred or even a few thousand dollars to invest previously, the thought of investing

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How much does it cost you to keep smelling good?

Have you ever thought about the costs involved with hiding or disguising your natural scent or body odor? It is one of those things that I have never really thought all that much about, but depending on how important a particular scent is to you, it may end up costing some significant money

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The Cost of Raising Children to Age 21

Last week in Australia there were a few articles floating around the web in regards to the cost of raising children to the age of 21. The article (which you can read here if you want) said that it costs on average $800,000 to raise two kids to the age of 21. It was split

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Time is Money – What are you Sacrificing for Money?

What are you sacrificing for money? Is it Time? Or perhaps physical or mental health? It is a question that I think many people don’t bother to ask themselves, as they don’t feel that they are sacrificing anything. I have been wanting to write this post for a while now and I finally got the

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The A-Z of Saving Money Book Launch

Today I am proud to announce that myself and a group of 11 other bloggers are releasing our eBook titled – The A-Z of Saving Money. This is pretty exciting news for me, as I have wanted to release a book for quite a while now, but I could never find the time to do

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Ways to Get Money While Unemployed

Australians had a tough year in the job market.  As the unemployment rate ended the year at 5.4 percent, many citizens found themselves out of work and in need of money.  Finding a way to acquire money during this tough time can be a lot easier than you think.  Let’s discuss some of the best

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Making it through the month – $100 Cash Giveaway

This week I am participating in a $100 giveaway hosted by Savings Advice. The theme of this giveaway is “When there isn’t enough money at the end of the month”. To be honest, not having enough money at the end of the month isn’t a situation which I have ever found myself to be in.

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Has Christmas Become too Commercial?

Having braved the crowds of people year after year when doing my Christmas shopping, it never ceases to amaze me just how commercial Christmas has become

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Keeping up with the Joneses on the iPhone

With the recent release of Apples latest installment of the iPhone – the iPhone5, I am reminded of an old saying – “Keeping up with the Joneses”. This is a fairly common idiom which essentially means to try and compete with ones neighbor for the latest and greatest technologies and or other material possessions. If

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