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This post details how we managed to get a free PPSR check on the used car we just purchased in Australia. Saving ourselves money $$$$. Recently we sold our dual-cab four-wheel drive and downsized it for a smaller and more economical vehicle. This financial move helped us free up cash for our current kitchen renovations,Continue reading “Get a free Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) check on your next vehicle”
We’ve now been Airbnb hosts for almost 6 months. In that time we’ve learnt a lot, and so I thought I would start sharing what we’ve learnt in a series of posts. If you want to see all posts relating to Airbnb click here. One of the early things we invested time in setting upContinue reading “3 scheduled messages you should send your Airbnb guests before they check-in”
First I must start off by saying this interview was a few months ago at the start of 2022. In the interview, I talk about my husband’s and I’s goal of reaching Flamingo FI at the end of 2022. First off if you’re not following Money Flamingo and the amazing Mrs Flamingo who first coinedContinue reading “Interview with Money Flamingo: Slowing Down and Pursuing Passion Projects”
This February on Instagram I created and completed a 28 day frugal challenge. This came about after we had a very spendy start to the year with Christmas and birthdays. So the timing was perfect to do a challenge that helped us get back to our frugal roots, and in the process find some extraContinue reading “Take the 28 Day Frugal Challenge”
In the second half of 2021 I had the absolute pleasure of being interviewed by Jessica from The Fioneers about my experience downshifting to a lower stress job. If you’re not following The Fioneers I encourage you to head on over to their socials and blog and subscribe to their content. I love their contentContinue reading “Interview with The Fioneers: My experience downshifting to a lower stress job”
A lot of people have asked me how my Airbnb is insured from guest-related damage and liability, and so I thought I would share how we found insurance that met our very unique needs. I also thought this information might help others that are looking into house hacking by using their own home as aContinue reading “Insuring your Airbnb in Australia with ShareCover”
As I entered our expenses for December into my expense tracker all I could think of was ‘thank goodness 2021 is over so I can’t spend any more money!’. 2021 has definitely been a more expensive year than usual for us thanks to renovations, but even without the renovations I couldn’t help but notice thatContinue reading “Expense Review – December 2021”
We calculate our Net Worth and FIRE Net Worth and track them monthly. If you would like to see all net worth posts use this link here. FIRE Net worth December 2021 – $389,452 (up $8,897) Total Net worth December 2021 – $1,156,567 (up $12,006) Total Assets December 2021 – $1,708,457 (up $10,338) In DecemberContinue reading “Net Worth Update (and FIRE NW)- December 2021”
Following our side hustle series detailing the side hustles we participate in we have decided to track and detail the income we generate each month. If you want to read all the previous linked posts you can find them all here. Goodbye 2021 and Hello 2022!!!!! This will be our last monthly side hustle post.Continue reading “Side Hustle Income – December 2021”
I’ve made a tonne of mistakes in my life, and this one ain’t one of them. If you’re reading this hoping to hear a story of woe, well you’re not going to get one. This is a story of two consenting adults who made the terrible financial decision to drain one of their retirement accountsContinue reading “Money Confessions: We used my husbands superannuation to buy a pool”
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