Help! I’m a self-employed mum and I can’t save!

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting

This week I’m helping out a fellow self-employed mum! She sent in this question: I’m self-employed and find it absolutely impossible to budget or save. My husband’s salary covers our regular expenditure (such as the mortgage and utilities) so we aren’t saving any of his income and I make okay money, but I get paid so irregularly that setting aside … Read More

008: Love and Money

Women with CentsBudgeting, Podcast

This week we are talking about relationships and money and to help me out, I have brought in the big guns – Ms Emily Chadbourne, founder of That Crazy Thing Called Love. Tune in to hear her great tips on how to get on the same page as your partner and avoid arguing about money, as well as some great … Read More

Love and money – like oil and water?

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting

Hi Tash. My husband is always whinging about my spending. I pay for all groceries and bills, and we have a joint account so he can see this on our bank app. But then I’m having coffee, grabbing a quick lunch on the run or just buying rubbish. I need to stop as its making him angry, but then he … Read More

005: Resisting the lure of a sale

Women with CentsBudgeting, Podcast

This week I had a lot of fun chatting with Rebecca Mezzino from Clearspace. Join us as we talk all things organising including: the mental and financial impact of clutter, easy ways to keep your home organised as well as some of Rebecca’s great tips for saving money on food and clothes, how to resist the lure of a sale … Read More

I’m separated, what now?

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting, Insurance, Investment, Uncategorized

“Hi Tash, I’m separated and we have just sold our property. Something that I would love advice on is where I should put my money that I receive from the sale. I can’t afford to buy, but want to know what is best? I do want to purchase a couple of items of furniture, but what percentage should I budget … Read More

003: Money Mindset and Saving Tips

Women with CentsBudgeting, Podcast

In this week’s episode I had a lot of fun chatting to Laura Hampson and Valentina Todoroska from Tune in to hear what the girls had to say about their vastly different approaches to money, Laura’s ability to save half her pay cheque despite living in Sydney, credit cards, mortgages and the importance of goal setting.

001: Tips to finding summer savings

Women with CentsBudgeting, Podcast

Welcome to Cents and the City, the podcast where we discuss a topic so taboo, even Carrie Bradshaw would struggle to change the stigma. We are talking about, of course, money! In this episode I talk to Kirsty Lamont, Director of financial comparison website Mozo, about whether now is a good time to fix your home loan interest rate, Christmas … Read More

How much is too much?

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting

This week I tackle another great question from the community: “Hi Tash, I’m wondering – how much is too much to be spending on a hobby?” Let me start by saying that life is there to be enjoyed! I believe we should make room for more fun in our lives, especially because many of us spend what feels like most … Read More

The dreaded C word

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting

With the countdown to Christmas well under way it is important to prepare for what can quickly add up to being one of the most expensive holidays of the year. So for those of you who celebrate the holiday, here are some easy tips to save some cash – without scrimping on the Christmas cheer! Do you have any tips … Read More

Your survival guide to school holidays

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting

So the school holidays are already upon us, and it isn’t easy (on you, or your bank account!) to provide endless entertainment for your youngsters. So we’ve come up with a list of activities that are fun and inexpensive, to occupy the little ones over the next couple of weeks. You might even find some fun in here for you! … Read More