Should we take on more debt now to be better off later? 

Women with CentsBlog, Debt, Investment, Mortgage

This week I’m answering a community question from a fellow Women with Cents looking to take on some additional debt… My partner and I both have one investment property each which we are paying principal and interest on, and have separate bank accounts, with all our savings in our offset accounts. As they are relatively new loans, both properties are … Read More

Is property the key to a “feet-up” retirement?

Women with CentsBlog, Investment, Superannuation

This week we have a great question from the community about property and retirement. I am a single mum of three, with my youngest son in his final year at school. I have a small mortgage on an old house close to the city but I am never sure what the best options are to head towards retirement. I realise … Read More

006: Talking Property

Women with CentsInvestment, Podcast

This week I am joined by Katie Marshall from Chicks and Mortar to talk all things property including how to know when is the right time to buy or sell. For more from Chicks and Mortar check out www.chicksandmortar.com.au

I’m separated, should I be investing?

Women with CentsBlog, Investment, Superannuation, Uncategorized

Last week I brought you a community question and covered off part 1 of my answer. Here’s a reminder: “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 … 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

Shares or property? Which is better?

Women with CentsBlog, Investment

This week we tackle the eternal debate – which is better, property or shares? We all know the great Australian dream is to own your own home. But, is that really the best way to build up your wealth? Or should we be considering alternatives like shares, instead? Well, like many of the other eternal debates – Ford or Holden … Read More

Would you do THIS if you had a spare $40k?

Women with CentsInvestment

This week I had another great “Ask Tash” question from our Women with Cents community: “What is the best thing I can do with $40k? It’s always difficult to make ends meet, but I’m looking to get ahead. What do you suggest is the best way to use it?” Before we can get you started on the exciting path of … Read More

Is Super a big waste of time?

Women with CentsInvestment, Superannuation

This week I wanted to share my answer to an “Ask Tash” question that was raised by one of the members of our Women with Cents community:
“My husband thinks that putting our money into super isn’t worth it. What’s your opinion?”