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The real cost of raising kids and how to reduce it

How much does it really cost to have and raise kids in Australia? This question comes up regularly. I grew up as one of 5 kids, then when Mum passed away in my teen years, Dad remarried and I became one of 9 kids. I have two kids myself (now aged 9 and 10), a […]

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Self care

13 Books Every Mum Should Read!

What are the best books for mums which aren’t about motherhood or parenting? So many mums I speak with share how they lost themselves as a mother, have no time and don’t pursue their own interests anymore. Their health, hobbies and needs are second to everyone else in the family. Often, they feel exhausted, worn […]

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How to get free and super cheap food (including a free HelloFresh box!)

What if you could get your groceries for free? How much could you save? Groceries take up a huge chunk of the household budget. Below I have shared discount codes, coupons and tips to reduce your groceries. If you’re really trying to reduce your groceries, check out my eBook – 26 Ingredients. It has over […]

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How to make money with Airbnb and short term rentals even easier with MadeComfy! #Sponsored

How can you make money with Airbnb and short term rentals even easier? The following is a sponsored post. Friends of mine have used MadeComfy with their Airbnb and short term rental properties so I wanted to share some top tips and am working with MadeComfy to do that. You can read our full disclosure […]

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11 ways to make money on the side

How can you make money on the side? We’ve shared lots of ways to make money from home, 43 ways single mums can make money and different things other people have done. Making money on the side is a great way to pay off debt, increase your savings, get the cash for a holiday or […]

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7 things to do right now to improve your finances

How can you quickly make and save more money? What if you could do things now to make your financial situation better? Below are 7 things you can do which have an immediate effect. Some will take longer than others, but making the decision to do it now is half the battle! Setting the goal, […]

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What to do when your partner is hopeless with money

What do you do when your spouse is hopeless with money? I get this question in some form or another all the time. Here are a few examples: “I love my partner, he is completely hopeless with money, though. When we met he had a great corporate job and I was aware he had a […]

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How I made an extra $1,881.96 in July

How to make money on the side Each month I share the ways I have made money on the side so you can do it too. July was a busy month with school holidays, a short trip away and moving house. As such, I didn’t focus too much on side hustles. Plus, as I mentioned […]

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How to survive on one income

How can you survive on one income? Whether you’re a single parent family, one partner works and the other stays at home, one of you lost their job or one of you is sick, there are numerous reasons families have to rely on one income. Depending on the size of the single income, it can […]

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The number 1 question to ask yourself to make and save more money

What 1 question can you ask yourself to make and save more money? How you manage money has as much to do with how you think and your mindset as how much you bring in does. Ever since I became an adult and had to pay for things myself, I have one question I ask […]

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