Enveloping your budget to beat debt

Sit down boys and girls and let me tell you a tale. A tale of a time where paper ruled and plastic was, well, not money-fightinvented yet quite frankly. In this time a person’s wages were paid in cash. Cold hard cash. There were no bank accounts, BPay or credit cards. When this money got home, assuming a lack of Robin Hoods and drunken shenanigans, it was divided up to be used for groceries and other household expenses. Again all paid in cash. Once all the cash was spent that was it.

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Oh Credit Card…a mixed message eulogy for the family budget

If you are familiar with my budgeting advice then hopefully you will find that there are months where you are likely to be rolling around the floor flinging money in the air like you just do not care. If not, then there will be months where each bill being paid is like pulling a nail out of your finger slowly… using marshmallows.

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Weekend Warrior

Friday rolls around and it’s finally time to let your hair down and enjoy a glass of wine … or two. Sipping on that first glass of Merlot you feel your stress instantly melt away. By the fourth, with cracker and camembert in hand, you’re well on your way to nirvana.

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Why working stops Nicole Kidman living vicariously through her children

According to recent media Nicole Kidman chooses not to be a stay-at-home mum because it stops her living vicariously through her children. And I don’t think she’s alone. She reportedly told Harpers Bazarre that she juggles her strong career with her tight knit family because everyone is better off for it. I don’t think she’s alone.

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Making moves: how to not sit still and be rewarded

Sedentary lifestyle factors are no doubt affecting our health and fitness and will continue as new technologies are introduced. The body thrives with movement. It isn’t designed to be as inactive as we are. Whether you have noticed it or not, technology is now deeply integrated into our everyday life, from work to communication and how we interact.

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