As the saying goes, “tidy house, tidy mind”. Keeping a tidy wallet can have a similar effect on your well-being. But it can be easier said than done keeping something as complex as your finances organized and effective. Ruth The Happy Saver channels her inner Marie Kondo and shares how she’s decluttered her financial life.
Last Christmas, I gave you my… what? If holiday gifting has gotten a little out of hand for you, Ruth The Happy Saver has six handy tips to help avoid that end-of-year overspend! Paraphrasing Mariah, ultimately, all most people want for Christmas… is you!
Couples who talk about money with each other have stronger relationships. The same applies to families! Ruth The Happy Saver shares how she uses PocketSmith’s tools to help have productive financial conversations with her family!
When it comes to your finances, are you a Chandler or more of a Monica? Guest writer Emma uses her unagi to assess how the characters of Friends handled their money.
Globally, 2020 will be a hard year to forget. We've had to rapidly adjust to COVID-19 and its effects, and our money habits are no exception. Here are nine tips to help you adjust your finances to the new normal.
Talking to your partner about money can be stressful. Our friend Ruth, The Happy Saver shares 8 steps she uses to have positive money conversations with her husband.
Feeling stressed or worried about your finances? It's normal to experience financial anxiety. Emma from The Broke Generation shares some tips you can use when you're feeling in over your head.
Did you take out the 6-month mortgage holiday when COVID-19 hit? That six months is coming to an end in Australia. Here’s what to do next if you’re reaching the end of your mortgage holiday.
Side hustles are a great way to make extra income. Learn how to commit to the hustle with PocketSmith.
Millennial money guru Emma is back to answer more of Gen Z Maddie's money questions. We find out that you're never too young to start thinking about your credit score and saving for retirement.
Whether you’re self-employed or just thinking about freelancing, here are three tips on how to manage your money as a contractor.
If you’re committed to achieving FIRE, you’ll need to track your finances carefully and meticulously. We’ll show you how software like PocketSmith can help you do the heavy lifting!
Our resident Gen Z, Maddie, asks our resident millennial money guru, Emma, her burning money questions. She might not know TikTok, but she knows taxes.
It takes incredible levels of grit and motivation to achieve Financial Independence and Retire Early (FIRE). How have those who’ve FIREd actually done it? Ruth The Happy Saver shares some inspirational examples with us.
Earning more than one stream of income? Welcome to the new normal! We've put together five tips that we hope will save you time and stress when managing multiple incomes.
Amanda Konyn's best friend and best dog Fritz not only brings her immense joy on a daily basis, he’s also taught her some valuable lessons about money.
Followers of the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement aim to create a large nest egg that will produce an income of its own, letting them step away from paid work.
The Broke Generation’s Emma Edwards shares how mindful spending can help you feel more in control and confident with your money.
Our friend Ruth Henderson, The Happy Saver shares eight bad money habits she sees too often. Many of these habits are not about dollars and cents, but more about our own behaviour.
What are credit scores or ratings and how do they work? Learn how to check your credit score.
‘Getting out of debt’ is a phrase used often in personal finance. Learn how to get out of debt with PocketSmith.
Our friend Ruth Henderson, The Happy Saver joins us again to talk about all things credit.
We sat down with Ruth Henderson, The Happy Saver and asked her some big questions about our spending habits.
Debt can come in many forms. Credit cards, student loans, and medical costs are some of the most common. Despite its reputation, debt isn’t inherently bad either.
The Barefoot Investor is a financial guide followed by thousands of people around the world. Find out how to structure this unique system in PocketSmith!