Four musts for any new business owner

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If you’re a business owner, I’m sure you’ve already learned that the to-do list never ends! Now, unfortunately I’m going to add a few things to your list, but I promise you’ll thank me later. Here are four things you need to be considering in the early stages of business. There are two types of liability insurance: public liability and … Read More

Four money management tips for brand new business

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Not long ago we covered the basics of getting your business idea off the ground. If you’ve managed to get that far with your business, that’s fantastic! As a business owner myself, I’m very aware that cash is king. Without good money management practices in business, you can very quickly send yourself down the drain. So here are four of … Read More

Four to-do’s when starting your own business

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So you’re thinking of starting a business? Good for you! Whether your vision is a full-scale bricks and mortar establishment, or a small work-from-home business or side-hustle, there are a few things that you should do right off the bat. Firstly, hit the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) website to register your preferred business name. While you’re there, the … Read More

The little black dress every woman needs

Women with CentsBlog, Investment

“Hi Tash, I would like to get started with investing but I find it all so overwhelming and confusing. Any advice on where to begin?” I know what you mean! There is certainly no shortage of options when it comes to investing, and if you don’t know what to look for it’s down right confusing! Investing in an index fund … Read More

Should I invest in Bitcoin?

Women with CentsBlog, Investment

Hi Tash, all I keep seeing in the news and on my Facebook feed is bitcoin, bitcoin, bitcoin. Can you tell me what all the fuss is about? And more importantly, whether I should actually considering investing in it? All I seem to see in my feed is bitcoin too! And it’s no surprise – this year alone the value … Read More

Emergency savings? Check. Now what?

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting, Investment

“Hi Tash, I often hear that I should have an emergency fund which could be three months to a year of my expenses. Does that mean when I have more than this I should be spending, or investing, the money?” Well, most people tend to want to dive in head-first into investing (or spending!) their money, without really having a … Read More

Women are awesome, and yet…

Women with CentsBlog, Budgeting, Investment, Mortgage, Superannuation, Uncategorized

Women. Are. Awesome. In case you need it, here’s proof. On top of it all, we work, cook, clean, shop, chauffeur, pay bills – often all simultaneously. You do it, I do it, together we kick some serious butt! Unfortunately, despite how awesome women are… we still tend to pass the buck on important money matters. Divorce, which is becoming … Read More

I’m ready to invest… now what?!

Women with CentsBlog, Investment

A managed fund is a fund that invests in a variety of shares (and other investments such as cash and property). Your money is pooled together with other investors, and an investment manager buys and sells shares (also called stocks) on your behalf. When you buy into the fund, you effectively buy small portions of each of the stocks the … Read More

CATC 011: Benefits of rentvesting

Women with CentsInvestment, Podcast

There is a common belief that ‘rent money is dead money’, but is this really the case? This week I chat to award winning Melbourne businesswoman Emilia Rossi about her thoughts on renting and why she chooses to rent rather than buy her own home. For more from Emilia check out her award winning lifestyle blog https://www.emiliarossi.com.au/ and her online … Read More

010: Ethical Investing

Women with CentsInvestment, Podcast, Superannuation

Is there a more socially conscious way to invest your money and grow your super? This is the topic I explore today with Kirsten Simpson, Corporate Responsibility Manager of VicSuper. For more information about VicSuper’s Ethical Investing options check out: https://www.vicsuper.com.au/sociallyconscious https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Q_Ll0XC9mk