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Are you charging what you’re worth?

This article is ideal for serviced based businesses who are currently charging an hourly rate. I plan to reveal to you your true worth! The problem Say you currently charge $50/hour. Times this by the time you have available in your business, say 40 hours per week. Your ‘potential’ income is $100,000. Now I say … Continued

The Secret to Thriving on Unpredictable Income

We know the times of each year where we can predict a lower than usual income, like after Xmas and New Year’s. But what about the unexpected times, when a new project falls through or you fall off your bicycle and are left with a broken elbow? After all, this is the nature of owning … Continued

Is getting rid of debt in your New Year’s resolution?

Worried about your debt that has built up over Christmas and New Year’s? Want to know how you can get rid of it quickly and ensure you stay debt free? In this post you will learn a simple method you can use to snowball your debts away fast. Every Christmas and New Year’s it’s the … Continued

5 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurs

1 – Profit First by Mike Michalowicz  This is the game changer! Learn how to budget efficiently in your business. Even if you are only earning $1000 a month, you can apply Profit First in your business. When I implemented Profit First in my own business, it finally started running like a well oiled machine. … Continued

11 tips for travelling overseas on a budget

I love my country and the lifestyle I live in Australia, but I also love adventures, and traveling overseas is my ultimate favourite hobby. Right now as I am writing this blog post I am sitting in a co-working space in Borneo, Malaysia. Since my very first overseas trip when I was 15 years old … Continued

Teaching kids money values with pocket money

Oftentimes, perhaps, even by default, we associate chores and pocket money… You earn pocket money by doing chores. Except, I am challenging you to think about it differently. Chores and Pocket Money serve different purposes. The purpose of chores is to teach our kids about work and willingly helping to contribute. They are part of a … Continued

Saving for a $1000 buffer

Your very first milestone to not struggling paycheque to paycheque is by saving your first $1000 buffer or emergency fund. You need this step even before you start paying off your credit cards or other debts. The purpose of this buffer is mainly to stop the need of reaching to your credit card or into … Continued

10 Kids holiday activities that won’t break the budget!

Holiday Time! Do you set a budget category for school holidays? If you have’t this time, make a plan for the next round of holidays. In the mean time check out these ideas for having fun with the kids that won’t cost an arm and a leg… Visit the library! Not only to borrow some … Continued