I am staggering, limping, into Christmas. Happens every year. Work like crazy through December … to end another year of crazy. Attend about 50 pre-Christmas catchups, leaving a liver in … Read More Gen X’s greatest financial challenge is now
WHOA! Hold on a minute. I have to choose? Um, I can’t. Further, I won’t. If you think the decision is simply about which … Read More Fixed versus variable – what to do now?
Easy! Borrow until your nose bleeds, you can’t sleep at night, or you’re finding it hard to breathe. Then pay a little back. Nope. That’s definitely not the way to … Read More How much debt is too much?
Well, that depends, doesn’t it? Perhaps just wriggle your way into a some $10 Kris Kringles, and you’ll be right, hey bro? But, sadly, a tenner won’t wrap a six-pack … Read More Short of dough for Xmas shopping? Read this
Wrong question. Try this one: “How much do you love your partner and/or kids?” Life insurance covers your family when you can’t fog up a mirror anymore. That is, you’re … Read More Too much love/insurance ain’t enough
Sometimes, saving is easy. Other times, some effort is required. Occasionally, you need to have a little fight. Mrs DebtMan announced a year ago that by driving an extra … Read More How to save $100 a week fast!
Been thinking about a self-managed super fund? Listen to your gut. What’s it telling you? If you’ve been researching SMSF … and you think you’ve got the requirements covered … Read More Considering starting a SMSF? Then read this first.
Pick winners. Punt big. Celebrate hard. Shout lots of drinks when you win, so everyone knows you’re the bomb! That’s the dream. The reality can be a nightmare when you’re … Read More Melbourne Cup betting form guide … stick to real investments.
I have a mate who once declared: “I earn enough money now that I shouldn’t have to cook for myself anymore”. No secret, he couldn’t cook much beyond scrambled eggs. It … Read More Eating out is more popular than ever but is it a waste of money?
When the house-buying lightning bolt struck me, Mrs DebtMan wasn’t ready. “No! You can’t buy a home until WE can buy a home,” she said. We weren’t married. We … Read More Save, sacrifice and strategise to buy your first home