I have an admission: my finances haven’t been that crash hot over the last few months. And I have kind of been embarrassed about it.
I live in Canberra, but I must admit that until tonight I have never really stopped to watch the Federal Budget. But tonight my work put on pizza and wine, so I decided to stay back and watch it. I am not a specialised economic commentator, but I wanted to provide some thoughts – based on part on what I perceive is my own interest as to how I and most of my readers will be affected.
Hello from the sunny Gold Coast! Ms Frugal Ears and kids have been on holidays this week. Yes, sometimes I take holidays. And sometimes I even spend money on holidays. It is all about my philosophy of balancing saving with enjoying the good life. But that doesn’t mean that I totally lose my head and spend on holidays.
Every day, in every way, things are getting better and better. I have a good feel about 2017. So bring it on.
Want to enjoy a stress free Christmas? Then avoid the shopping mall this Christmas. I started from 1 December.
Today is my birthday. Happy birthday to me. And I have many good reasons to celebrate, including the fact that I have just paid off my mortgage.
I have a new challenge – can I survive on only $50 a week groceries for one adult and two children between now and Christmas?