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Recovering Christmas funds

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 29, 2018 5:19:00 PM

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it is also the most expensive. You might be feeling a little flat in the days after Christmas, and you aren't alone! Many, many Australians will go over budget in the holiday season. We have a few ideas to help you get your budget back on track.

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Tags: Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses, Handle Money

5 Budget Myths to Ignore in 2019

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 22, 2018 5:13:00 PM

If your goals for 2019 are financial, you will need to build a budget that works for you. Staying on budget doesn't have to be hard, or restrictive. The easier to follow your budget is, the more likely you are to stay on track and achieve your savings goals. Here are five budget myths to avoid in 2019.

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Tags: Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

NYE Celebrations on a Budget

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 18, 2018 5:23:00 PM

Australians spent a whopping $130 million on New Year's Eve last year, and experts say we are set to spend even more this year. Between dining, drinks, entertainment, transport, and other ad hoc costs, New Year's is one of our most expensive holidays. But you can have just as much fun on a budget!

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Tags: Affordable Living, Gifts & Holidays

8 Things to Avoid when Making a New Year Budget

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 15, 2018 5:16:00 PM

New Year is the perfect time to start fresh, write some new goals, and overturn your finances. But why do almost all resolutions and new years goals fall by the wayside by January 15th? Because they are often unrealistic. Hit your New Years goals by avoiding these eight things.

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Tags: Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

8 Budget-Related New Years Resolutions

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 11, 2018 5:23:00 PM

Are you planning your resolutions or goals for the upcoming year? Do you have some financial goals you want to achieve? Specificity is a must when creating achievable goals. We have eight ideas to get you started with your resolution planning.

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Tags: Affordable Living, Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

7 Ways to Stay on Budget in 2019

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

You might be planning to stick to a budget in 2019, and have grand plans of spreadsheets and shopping bans. Sticking to a budget can be tough, but today we have seven top tips to help you stay on budget in the new year, and beyond!

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Tags: Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Handle Money

Budget Planning for the New Year

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 4, 2018 5:28:00 PM

December can be a busy time of year, and it's likely that budgeting is the last thing you want to think about, but this is the perfect time to start planning for 2019. 'Save more money' is one of the most popular New Year's goals around, so if that's your aim this year, it's time to prepare your budget.

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Tags: Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Everyday Expenses

Preparing for the New Year

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Dec 1, 2018 5:35:00 PM

December is here, which means 2019 is just around the corner. Are you prepared? Do you have your resolutions set? Today we're talking about preparing for the New Year in order to set you up for success in planning and following through with all your budget-related goals.

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Tags: Gifts & Holidays, Personal Finance Basics, Build Savings, Handle Money

Five DIYs for This Christmas

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Nov 27, 2018 5:15:00 PM

The cheapest way to do Christmas on a budget is to take matters into your own hands and do some DIY. We have collected five interesting DIY projects you can complete this holiday season to decorate, and give gifts within your budget.

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Tags: Affordable Living, Gifts & Holidays

6 Ideas for Budget-Friendly Christmas Decorating

Posted by Kristin Perissinotto on Nov 24, 2018 5:15:00 PM

It's fun to go all-out on decorations for Christmas, but festive decorations aren't always cheap. But this doesn't mean you have to skip the decor this year, there are lots of ways to decorate your home in the Christmas spirit without breaking the bank!

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Tags: Affordable Living, Gifts & Holidays, Handle Money

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