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How to Buy a Wedding Gift Without Breaking the Bank

Weddings can be expensive... even for the guests! After all, there’s the bachelor(ette) party, engagement party, getting an outfit, booking a hotel, not to mention the pre and post shenanigans. And that’s all before getting the happy couple a gift! Sigh. Obviously, you care about the people in this wedding (unless you...


How to Save Money When Travelling

Travelling can be one of the most rewarding (and expensive) experiences. A middle seat in the back of the plane alone can cost an arm-and-a-leg. Throw in other things like food, souvenirs, transportation, and booze... Before you know it, you’re dipping into rent money! Eek! So how do you see the world without seeing a bunch of...


Track your spending: 3 things you’ll learn

Do you track your spending?  You're not alone. According to Commonwealth Bank, 56% of Australians wouldn't have enough money to survive if they were to suddenly lose their income. Yikes! This is due to a lot of blind spending (no surprises there!) One of the reasons we don't track our spending is that money has become...


How to tell if your partner sucks at money

I ain’t saying you a gold digger. But you don't wanna end up with a broke ... Yeahhh. Nobody wants to fall in love with a financial wreck. (You've got plenty adulting of your own to worry about!) So do yourself a favour: in between the dinner dates and Netflix, be on the look out for these red flags. If you're discovering...


COMP ALERT: Route 66 on Your Bucket List?

Sunset, desert and cadillacs… is Route 66 on your bucket list too?! As part of our recently launched, Humans of Melbourne campaign, we’re giving YOU the chance to win the Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip with three of your best friends. Picture this: Hitting the old dirt road, belting out your favourite tunes and exploring the...


How to Talk to Your Significant Other About Money

There's no doubt that money is a stressful situation for everyone, whether you’ve been an adult for a while...or for a minute. Bills, food, vacations, smartphones, adds up. Think you need to split these costs with someone else? Think again! Money problems only intensify when there's two of you. After all, mo’...