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
Do your belts up a little tighter readers, or I might just shock the pants off you. Gen Xers need to do both. Shock! Horror! Neither is hands-down better than … Read More Is it better to add to your super or start a sharemarket portfolio?
A time machine, no question. And if it looked like Marty McFly’s DeLorean, awesome! I really just need to get a few hours into the future. Find out the … Read More What is the best form of investment for your generation?
Is having a colleague throw something at my head, with a question, advice? “Hey, wanna read this?” That’s sort of advice, isn’t it? Anyway, that something was a book, … Read More Property wealth = quality assets + debt + time
Big businesses constantly assess their balance sheets. They are always tinkering with what to keep on balance sheet. And what to bugger off it. Often, they will conclude to sell … Read More Want to save money? Act like a business and sell your kids
Oh, I yearn for the good old days, when robbers had to pickpocket you in the street, or sedate your dog before ransacking the home. They’re now so lazy, they … Read More Internet scams and fraud are rife. What can you do to protect yourself?
Generation X is often accused of being fatalistic about superannuation. Many believe it will be hoovered up by government taxes, crash before they receive it, or taken by frauds. But … Read More What are some of the most important things you should know about your super?
We’ve got it. We don’t use it much. And with respect, health insurers make their story a hard one to sell. The insurers’ premiums go up by multiples of inflation … Read More Health insurance: why should you have it and what should you look for?
Cripes, the first two tips are easy, if drastic. Don’t partner up. And definitely don’t have children. The energy company must hate it when I’m … Read More Your five best tips to cut your energy bills