What we learned from Everything is Figureoutable

Everything is figureoutable

Marie Forleo says “Nothing in life is that complicated, you can do whatever you set your mind to, you just roll up your sleeves and do it. Everything is figureoutable”. But is everything really ‘figureoutable’? A recent report reveals that more than half of Australians are stressed about their finances, with nearly 85 per cent […]

How financial wellbeing fits into our hierarchy of needs

Maslow hierarchy, basic needs, affordability

Whether we like it or not, money is a fundamental part of our society. So why wouldn’t increasing our financial wellness be considered a top priority? Although you might not have heard of Maslow, most of us are aware of his concept on the hierarchy of needs. His widely accepted theory states that our needs […]

Carpe diem: why I worry about readers asking when they should retire

Travel, financial stress

This article by Caitlin Fitzsimmons has been republished with permission from The Sydney Morning Herald. When I was a teenager my grandfather used to talk about his plans to travel around Australia with his wife. He was particularly keen on the idea of visiting the Top End. I remember visiting his house in Sydney’s inner […]