Mindful Money

Mindful money. As the name suggests, posts in this category are centred around being smart with your buckeroos. We talk about early retirement, living debt-free and saving for rainy days. We also bang on about the importance of sticking to a budget.

 

9 Simple Money Rules for the Financially Challenged (and Everyone Else)

9 Simple Money Rules for the Financially Challenged (and Everyone Else)

Financially challenged and in need of a few money rules? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve got some great tips for you on how to manage your monies. I still can’t add without using my fingers, but I have been married to Sporty for long enough to have learnt a thing or two on the…

A Minimalist Approach to Becoming Debt-Free (or, 3 Steps to Financial Freedom)

A Minimalist Approach to Becoming Debt-Free (or, 3 Steps to Financial Freedom)

Prior to paying off $95 000 worth of debt, Sporty and I used the head in the sand approach when dealing with our finances. Which is to say, we tried our best to pretend there wasn’t a problem. When in fact, there was a small herd of elephants in the living room. We’d draw money…

A Minimalist Approach to Finances (or, Staying in Control of Your Bucks)

A Minimalist Approach to Finances (or, Staying in Control of Your Bucks)

Pre-minimalism, Sporty and I used the head in the sand approach to our finances. Which is to say, we pretended there wasn’t a problem. This is fine in relation to, say, your coffee habit, but not so much when it comes to your hard earned bucks. I get it though. The challenge of sorting out…