Personal finance – it’s just numbers to me

Personal finance – it’s just numbers to me

I used to be a bank teller, yes I was the person smiling behind the glass waiting to take your money, back when people still used cash. I would serve a customer, count the money, keep a record of the transaction type, and the balance at the end of the day. I would see...
My year without chocolate

My year without chocolate

I’ve never been one to do things on a small scale and I’ve always acted on my gut feeling and emotions. For instance, when I was 19 years old I decided to move to England by myself. I had been approved for a 5-year visa and my goal was to work and travel throughout...
Students gambling their future away

Students gambling their future away

With easier access to gambling in Australia, coupled with the anxiety which comes with moving country, it’s harder than ever for students to adapt to living in Australia without the structure & support they need that was previously provided by family.

From 1991 to now – is my journey worth it?

From 1991 to now – is my journey worth it?

At what point in life do we stop and think about our financial security? What does financial security even mean?

I remember my first job at the age of 15 and I was so keen to save. I wanted to save so I had the freedom to go on holidays, and buy anything and everything I wanted. I was your typical 15-year-old in a lot of regards.

My journey to financial freedom

My journey to financial freedom

Personal finance is something most of us struggle with, I know I sure do. I used to often sit at my computer, just like you, and look at my personal finances struggling to comprehend and organize my money. The prospect of cleaning or organizing the garage was looking better minute by minute. My dream of financial freedom was looking like just that, a dream. Long story short, I was thinking “I need someone else to come in and fix this.