Massive Problem or Tiny Blip?

I was in Hobart with my wife a few years ago on a holiday. We stayed in an apartment near Constitution Docks where the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race ends. Once we had checked in we went for a walk around the wharves and were absolutely amazed at the sheer size of a huge ocean liner called the ‘Sapphire Princess’ that …

The Six Reasons We Spend Money – part 6

Today I have a question for you:- What is the difference between being Smart and being Wise? To my way of thinking, Smart is about knowing lots of facts whereas Wise is about knowing what will happen before it happens which I believe is much more useful! We’ve been looking at the six different types of expenses over the last …

The Six Reasons We Spend Money – part 4

  Today I’ll continue the mini series I’m currently writing about; the six different types of expenses we encounter in our lives. If you missed the first three you will find these at my blog at the following links 1. Weekly Expenses 2. Non-Weekly Repeating Predictable Expenses 3. Product Purchases Today we look at number four. 4. Repairing Items That …

The Six Reasons We Spend Money – Part 3

  Over the last two posts I’ve covered the most basic living expenses we all encounter. In total there are six types of expenses we all need to deal with in life. Today we look at the most exciting one; number 3! If you missed number one or two you will find these at my blog as follows:- 1. Weekly …

Personal Service is Alive and Well

So, I’m busting to know; how did you go last time? Did you use the Snap Shot calculator I made available for you to use? If so, did that help you clarify exactly where you are up to right now? If you missed it, it’s at https://www.simplybudgets.com.au/SnapShot.xls . I recommend you go back and use this every 3 months and …

Mark’s story really upset me!

Mark’s story really upset me but there will be a happy ending! Post by David Wright 21 Sep 2013 Mark’s Story I met with one of my mentors yesterday and we were talking about what is the driving force behind my new push to add helping people to get more out of their relationships to the topic of helping people …