7 Important Financial Conversations To Have With Your Partner

7 Important Financial Conversations To Have With Your Partner

It’s safe to say trust is the foundation of most successful relationships and it’s important that you have financial conversations. Trust is formed in many different ways throughout a relationship, and one of the most difficult conversations to have sometimes for people is in regards to money. Let’s be real, who wants to talk about their 20 year plan to pay off a massive student loan, or better yet financial mistakes of the past. It’s…

6 Ways I Improved My Finances During My 20’s

One of the most important lessons to learn during your 20’s is how to get your personal finances in order (a.k.a, get your sh*t together!). I was brought up to know the value of money pretty early on, and my parents’ frugality definitely has paved the way for my own (thanks mum and dad). I can definitely say now though that I’ve improved my finances during my 20’s. But after studying finance (even though I never…

The hard truth what recent grads need to know about money

The Hard Truth: What Recent Grads Need to Know About Money

After four or five years of living in the cocoon of college life, college graduates are often thrust into the real world with minimal financial preparation. Grads who leave college with a mountain of student debt are expected to manage it along with the rest of their finances which suddenly become more complex. The inability to gain a solid financial footing early on can compound their financial problems later on as life takes hold. Too…

These 4 Things Helped Us Get Out of 50K of Debt

These 4 Things Helped Us Get Out of Debt of 50k

People ask my wife and I all the time, “how did you pay off $50k and get out of debt in 11 months?” To which we answer, “we lived in an RV!” I know what you may be thinking… “I don’t have an RV.” “I don’t want to live in an RV.” “I like my house.” “That’s just plain crazy!” Don’t worry. We understand all those concerns. We probably thought the same thing when we…

Advice From The Experts On How To Become Debt Free

What better way to become debt free than with advice from those who have experienced exactly what you’re going through. We’ve rounded up some amazing people who have conquered or are currently conquering their debt journey. We had two questions for our lovely guests to answer: After implementing strategies to tackle your repayments, can you tell us a bit about your overall attitude towards debt and how that might have changed throughout your journey? Any…

How to Decide Which Student Loan Repayment Plan Is Best for You

How do you decide which student loan repayment plan is best for you? If you’re like many college grads, you may be struggling to pay off your student loans. And little wonder — with the skyrocketing cost of higher education, the average student loan debt has steadily risen over the years. The average borrower now has over $28,000 in debt. Students who attend graduate and professional school tend to have even higher levels of debt,…

Strategies To Help You Become Debt Free

Strategies To Help You Become Debt Free – Part 1

We don’t know of one person who doesn’t have some kind of debt (if you’re 100% debt free, congrats). The word itself probably makes you cringe… and probably makes you want to cry. Don’t worry, we are both right there with you but now, we’ve decided to make a choice. We’ve decided to become best friends with debt, and so should you. Why you ask? Keep reading. If you need a quick summary of the content…

What’s your number? & Why Your Credit Score Matters

Do you already have a credit card… or multiple? If you said yes, then read on. If you don’t have a credit card yet…then keep reading! We aren’t being biased because we’ve written it (okay, maybe we are just a little). Seriously though. What’s your number? No, we aren’t talking about how many people you’ve slept with (keep that to yourself, yo). Nope, also not talking about what your favorite number is, or the number of purses…

18 ways to increase your income outside of your day job

18 Ways To Increase Your Income Outside Of Your Day Job

This article is seriously a long time coming but we’re excited to inspire you with these ways to make money outside of your day job! Plus, who doesn’t love making extra money on the side?! We know we do! If you signed up to receive your free copy of our eBook ‘Budget Like A Pro’, we mentioned that one of the ways to redeem your budget is to decrease your expenses. Haven’t got your copy yet? Just…

Should You Choose The Blue Credit Card Or The Black Credit Card?

You’ve just received your credit card application in the mail but, the big questions is, should you choose the blue card or the black card? ‘My favourite colour is blue so obviously I’m going with the blue one’… ‘but the black card makes it look like I’m totally balling and there’s something so chic about it’. We’ve got news for you, we don’t actually care which colour card you go for… and don’t let that…