Are you a money pushover?

Are you a money pushover? Being loyal, generous and spontaneous are all positive human traits. But if you’re spending more than you need to because you can’t say no, then it could be time to own up to being a money pushover. Get tips on how to stop compromising on your finances and start standing up for yourself. If you’re shy about coming forward to collect money you’re owed and always the one picking up …

10 money conversations to have when your relationship heats up

  10 money conversations to have when your relationship heats up It’s probably not the sexiest thing the two of you have on the to-do list but putting it off could see you butting heads. Whether or not money issues got in the way of past relationships, you may be thinking, there’s no way you’re going to pull back on that long passionate kiss you might get after work today to drop the f bomb …

The 5 big bills you need to save for (Video)

The 5 big bills you need to save for (Video)  Some major expenses just can’t be avoided. If you can build up a savings buffer for these 5 big bills, you’re less likely to suffer from financial shockwaves, a big credit card balance and hardship when it’s time to pay up. If you’d like to get in the habit of saving more for those big bills, get some tips with our savings and budget checklist or team …

Reduce your bills with these household items

Reduce your bills with these household items See what things you might have at home that could deliver you cost savings later on. We all enjoy the odd bargain and inexpensive label that delivers quality at a fraction of the price; however, sometimes shelling out a bit more up front can mean greater cost savings down the track. Check out these seven things that could provide you with financial benefits over the long term. 1. …

Paying your bills in retirement

  Paying your bills in retirement Retirees and those nearing retirement have learned the hard way the importance of holding a portion of their nest egg in low-risk fixed income investments. During the financial crisis cash and bonds not only outperformed shares and property, they helped investors protect their capital and pay the bills.1 Now that interest rates on most term deposits are below four percent 2 and the official cash rate is at record …

Save Money on Your Utility Bills

Save Money on Your Utility Bills Money plays a vital role in the modern day lifestyle. Everybody seems to love having lots of cash around them ready to spend. Money has become one of the most important necessities in the world. To be able to enjoy the facilities of life, money is one of the most important components. Another important component that’s required to keep the standard of quality high is the utilities. In my …