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A Bucket List is a fairly popular concept to most people. Figure out a bunch of awesome things you want to do in your lifetime, write them down and then tick them off as you achieve them.
A number of times, I have been asked if I get bored by not spending as much money as everyone else. The assumption is, if you’re not spending money on things to do, you must be bored. That couldn’t be … Continue reading
August was another very expensive month for us. We got our lowest savings rate of the year! Yes, that’s right, lower than July!
You might remember, last year, we became a one car family. We were very content with our little red car. Almost a year on, it has never provided any sort of issue. We have always been able to work out … Continue reading
Welcome back to The Australian Blogger Interview Series.
In May, Mr Money Mustache released his annual spending post for 2016. These are my favourite posts of his, where he details every dollar his family of three spent for the year. I gain a great deal of inspiration and … Continue reading
Straight off the high of a 62% Savings Rate in June, we entered July… And promptly fell flat on our faces.
Back in April, the Australian media was full of stories about how Australians had more than $1 billion in unclaimed funds lying dormant in a variety of accounts. Poopsie read about it on ABC Online, and headed straight over to … Continue reading
Food. For many Australians it accounts for the second or third biggest chunk out of their budget, after housing and/or transport. Poor food choices are also leading to an increase of “lifestyle” diseases, such as Type II diabetes and heart … Continue reading
If you’ve been reading here for a while, you know that Poopsie and I don’t budget in the traditional sense of the word. Instead, we try and keep our spending as low as possible and everything left over is either … Continue reading