No one was born a networker. But you gotta get those skills to pay those bills. Networking can supercharge your career options + your earning power. Lucky: it's learnable! 🍀 Here's a simple how to for no more awks.
We’re all about having the freedom to make your own choices and act upon them—with the right information. Whether you’ve bought a place, are saving for a deposit or aren’t remotely interested in housing, it’s up to you: all are valid choices. Here are some tips for different situations.
Thinking about investing? The natural starting point is shares. But how? Our guest expert, David Boyle, Partner + PM at Rockman Capital 🕵🏼 dishes on exactly what you need to know, broken down into six digestible carrots. 🌽🍆🍅
Interested in investing one day but jittery about the risk? We've got you covered with our special guest-pert, Dr Laura Ryan 🕵🏻♀️, who manages risk + has been investing for 17+ yrs. ⚖ We talk about why you shouldn't put your carrots in one basket.
You work hard for your money, but are you making your money work hard for you? Our special guest-pert, Simon Warner, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income at a major investment firm, breaks down why it makes sense for all of us 💰 for growing our money 🌱. You're probs already doing it anyway.
There’s this growing expectation for a quick fix, an easy path. To wealth, to fitness, to life. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but there genuinely isn’t one. Our counsel is to view money and fitness similarly. They take hard work, consideration and patience. And the reward is in the journey, not just the goal.
All the cool kids are doin’ it! By now you might have heard of side hustles, a.k.a side gigs. There are clear benefits from side hustling, and strong economic reasons too. We pull apart six reasons why anyone should consider it, regardless of your current job or skill set.
For most of us, the thought of asking for a pay rise = rapid breathing into a paper bag. But we need to ask: the ‘head down work hard’ approach isn’t working. Hello 28% gender pay gap. Here's Part II of negotiating pay: this time with 7 tried, tested + evidence-backed missteps to avoid.
The easiest way to earn more money? A pay rise. But asking isn't easy. Women are punished and seen as greedy or unlikeable when we do ask. Here's what to do from the world’s leading negotiation practitioners— with methods proven to work for women.
It's all too easy to blow your paycheck and have no idea where it's disappeared. Like summer raindrops that fall and evaporate before your eyes. But there's a smart and simple way to plan your income in 3 easy steps. So you can start collecting those raindrops asap!
Pay isn’t the only problem. It’s actually just the start. That’s why it’s so important for us to be on top of our money lives. Read about the other money gaps, how they’re hurting us big time, and what we can do to offset them.
All the kids these days are renting a place to call home, but buying a place to rent out. Is it the right move? 🔍 We explore some home truths about property investment, 'cause no one else seems to be telling it like it really is.
This week say hello to Aaditya Thakur, our guest expert dishing on what really drives those flighty house prices. AT, who has 15 years of investment experience + is a CFA charterholder explains what needs to happen for prices to go up or down. The burning question: does it make sense for them to keep going up?
This week we have the awesome Dr Laura Ryan guest experting, who has 17 years of investment experience and a PhD in statistics 😮. Laura explains the blind spots we miss when deciding between renting or buying, plus what the current economic environment might mean for that decision.
We know that housing is unaffordable for most of us, unless we get a massive windfall. Still waiting for the payout from that Nigerian email scam in 2011… Meanwhile, we’re stuck wondering what the hell we’re supposed to do.¯\_(ツ)_/¯ First step. The way many of us think about housing is upside down. Do you view it as an investment? It’s not. Here’s how you should be viewing it.
We’re committing to a spend-less challenge starting Feb 1. Why? Partly to test ourselves. Partly to save for an EOY family + friends holiday. Why Feb? Shortest month! We’ve pledged (ourselves + our less willing fams ...) to live on rice/pasta/tinned beans if it comes to it.
The next time someone says ‘money doesn’t buy you happiness’, you can retort, ‘well actually, yes it can’. Especially if that someone is the type of person who posts pics captioned ‘#soblessed’. Here’s how to turn your money into a powerful unhappiness-fighter and a powerful happiness-bringer.
Everywhere you look there’s an article by some ‘expert’ on what to expect and do with your money (and life) this year. Our eyes are hurting from all the rolling. Why should you read this? To know what you should actually do in 2017 instead.
Ever heard that you’re the average of your five closest friends? Well, there’s truth in it. Research shows your friends’ spending habits and happiness affects yours. Like the grown-up expensive version of peer pressure. Friends who save together, stay together: read why it’s important to get your BFFs on the same page as you and how to do it.
Remember when you were a kid and your elders kept hammering you with, ‘to give is better than to receive’, (and you replied, ‘Will Santa bring me the rainbow-haired troll already’)? Well, it’s another thing they were right about.
The idea of going to work events fills many of us with dread. Some peeps seem to embrace it, while others stand there awkwardly with a glass in hand, or stick with the crew to avoid the new. But the work holiday party is the perfect opportunity to practise some skills to pay the bills.