Compound interest – a quick guide
Compound interest – a quick guide

If you want to give someone a great insight into money, teach them about compound interest. Why? Compound interest is awesome! Compound interest occurs when: You have an investment that earns interest You add the interest…

Why do the rich get richer?
Why do the rich get richer?

We all know the adage: “You need to have money to make money.” Despite the rags-to-riches stories that dominate popular press and popular culture, having money is one of the surest ways to make more money….

6 ways companies eat your budget
6 ways companies eat your budget

Businesses make products and services that we want to use. In return, we pay to use those products and services. But businesses are always under financial pressure – for survival, growth or gluttony – and…

Saving money with your dog
Saving money with your dog

This is a story about using simple tools to help you reach your saving goals. It’s about being inventive; finding whatever you can to help you along. Kleeo the Master Saver My sister had a…

Need New Year’s Resolution resolve?
Need New Year’s Resolution resolve?

Struggling to reach the goals you set for 2015? I’m not surprised. And you’re not alone. Changing old habits and making new habits is hard work.

How to Save for a Deposit in 3 Steps
How to Save for a Deposit in 3 Steps

In your financial life, the most important savings goals is likely to be when you save for a deposit. Why? The more you save upfront, the less you pay the banks. And the difference could…

Should I Buy a House?
Should I Buy a House?

Are you ready to leap onto the first rung of the property ladder? Confused or concerned about such a significant commitment? There are many considerations involved in answering the question, ‘Should I buy a house?’…