Simple Living

9 Unexpected Benefits of Simple Living

9 Unexpected Benefits of Simple Living

I came across the concept of simple living in my early 20’s, while desperately looking for a way out of the 9-5 through financial freedom. Simple living could allegedly yield millions according to the authors of “The Millionaire Next Door”. I wasn’t thrilled by the […]

How to see things more clearly

How to see things more clearly

Disclosure: Links to merchants within this post may be affiliate links. I’ve always teased my brother in law about his t-shirt wearing. Every week he wears the same couple of shirts on rotation for months at a time. He isn’t lacking in the t-shirt department […]

The Real Cost of Houses: Part 2

The Real Cost of Houses: Part 2

I previously wrote about the upfront cost of houses. Australia has some of the most expensive housing in the world and just getting into the market is tough. Add to that, one in five of us feel the need to buy a bigger house than […]

The real cost of houses: Part 1

The real cost of houses: Part 1

How big is your house? Mine’s 85 square meters. It houses 3.  There’s 6 rooms. Four rooms are used frequently, the other two mostly collect dust. And junk. When we announced we were expecting, friends asked wide eyed, “Where are you going to put the […]